UBUNGO MUNICIPAL COUNCIL – UBUNGO MC
Ubungo Municipal Council is one of the five Municipal Councils located in the city of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.
The vision of the Council is to have a community that is empowered to adapt to social, economic and structural development.
The general objectives are to provide better services to the community by using existing resources effectively, and build their capacity, good governance and respect for Sharia governance that will improve the lives of the community, the Council distinguishes itself through responsibility and service delivery to the people.
The Council’s sources of income depend heavily on taxes and various taxes, the major sources of income include taxes on posters, taxes on city services, business licenses and on the part of the central government, it is through subsidies given in specific areas such as Health, Education, and Infrastructure.
The sources of income are not sufficient to meet the needs of the Municipality to provide good and quality services, the Municipal Council has put efforts to provide better services to the public and to look for investment opportunities.
Ubungo Municipal Council is bordered by Kibaha District Council to the north, Kinondoni Municipal Council to the southeast and Halmashuri of Kisarawe district to the west.
Ubungo Municipal Council is connected with good roads and other means of communication in the city of Dar es Salaam and other parts of the country.
The main roads connecting the Council are Morogoro Road, Mandela Road, and Sam Njoma Road.
The Municipal Council of Ubungo has an area of 260.40 kilometers, according to the 2012 Census, the Municipality has a total of 845,368 people of which 409,149 are men
And 436,219 are women, but according to the estimated population of 2016, the Municipal Council has a total of 1,031,349 people of which men are 499,161 and women 532,188.
Ubungo Municipal Council has an equatorial climate in which the weather is generally hot and cold throughout the year, the hottest season is the tenth and third months but the fifth and eighth months are cold.
There are also two rainy seasons which are the long season and the short season, the short season is from the tenth and twelfth month, the long season is between the third and fifth month.
The Ubungo Municipal Council has two (2) Divisions, Kibamba and Magomeni where there are fourteen (14) wards and ninety one (91) streets.
The Ubungo Municipal Council also has two constituencies. (Full Council) which has fourteen (14) councilors to be elected and two (2) members of parliament to be elected in the States.
Dira na Dhima
The vision of the Municipality is to have a community with sustainable social and economic development by 2025.
To provide the best social and economic services to the community through the best use of resources for the sustainable development of the people of Ubungo.
PRINCIPLES OF BASIC VALUES OF THE MUNICIPALITIES OF THE MEMBERSHIP
The implementation of the Ubungo Municipal Council’s Strategic Plan is guided by the core values that include what the Council values most such as all employees should focus on implementing the core values that guide the strategic plan.
The Council works to ensure that there is access to information for the public on how it does its daily work, the Council intends to serve the community to the best of its ability based on transparency.
II. Honesty and Ethics
The Council will ensure that employees work correctly, through honesty, fairness, and responsibility in order to build real and strong relationships among employees, stakeholders, and clients with a reputation of trustworthiness in the Council, also for the benefit and interest of Everybody.
The council aims to be at the forefront among other councils in the provision of social services. Employees are encouraged to change based on the environment to come up with creative ideas to face social challenges and strengthen existing opportunities for the provision of better social services and efficiency in the Council.
Halmashuri aims to adhere to the standards of expertise in the workplace, Accountability is an important aspect of working in the Council.
Employees are reminded that they have been appointed according to the criteria of the professions they have studied, they are required to be responsible in the council for providing the best social and economic services efficiently by using the available resources for sustainable development.
V. Community perspective
The council strives to meet the important needs of the community. this is done by giving priority in identifying their needs and thus providing services according to needs at all levels and levels.
VI. Positive results
The council strives to produce positive results that are acceptable in the community in order to bring about positive developmental changes.
The council encourages working in collaboration with various development partners from the private and public sectors in the provision of community services effectively.