The Central Administration is headed by the Municipal Coordinating Director (MCD) and is responsible for ensuring the implementation of governmental policies, projects and programs at the MMDAs level.
The department guides policy formulation, planning and decision-making at the Assembly. Central Administration as part of its responsibilities acts as a liaison between Heads of other governmental and non-governmental agencies and the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), it manages financial and other resources of the Assembly in consultation with the Municipa Chief Executive (MCE).
The Head of the Department serves as a Secretary to the Assembly and chairs the Metro Planning and Coordinating Unit (MPCU) and acts as an advisor to the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE). The Department also ensures that the capabilities, skills and knowledge of staff are well developed.
Procurement & Logistics
Head Of Procurement
The unit provides strategic direction for the achievement of the overall objective of the procurement function in the Service.
The unit plans and coordinates activities related to procurement, manages the development and implementation of the procurement plan, provides inputs for the preparation of the annual budget and liaises with service providers and other stakeholders to undertake procurement activities.
It is also the responsibility of the Unit to ensure that the procurement activities are in harmony with the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663), supervise stores management and assets disposal as well as the Preparation and submission of Annual and Periodic Reports to the Public Procurement Authority
Head Of Dev. Planning
Assist. Dev. Planning Officer
In order to assist the Executive Committee in its planning, programme and budgeting functions a unit known as the Municipal Planning Coordinating Unit has been set up to provide a secretariat and to offer advisory services to the Assembly. The unit also has the responsibility of collating data on the development activities in the district. It is to promote research and ensure a smooth coordination between the activities of decentralized departments and the Municipal Administration. The Municipal Planning Co-ordinating Unit includes heads of department such as Education, Health, Agriculture, Physical Planning, Community Development and Social Welfare, Works Department as well as the Finance Office.
The Unit liaises with stakeholders to collect inputs necessary to aid in the formulation of public policies and programmes and also plays the role of ensuring that the capabilities, skills and knowledge of staff are well developed to ensure their effectiveness and efficiency.
Public / International Relations
International Relation Officer
This Unit exists to create awareness and inform the public of the Assembly's Programmes and activities.
The Public Affairs unit creates a mechanism of communication between the Assembly, residents and other internal and external stakeholders. It also Promotes and effectively disseminates AbCMA policies, programmes, processes, procedures and activities to stakeholders.
It also prepares articles, news stories, features,rejoinders and media advisories for dissemination through media channels as well as monitor media coverage of activities of the Assembly in the media for the information and attention of the administrative head and the MCE of the Municipal.
Head of Information Service
The Municipal Information Services Department is responsible for disseminating government policies to people within the metropolis.
The Department is tasked with the responsibility of sensitizing and educating citizens on various activities (this includes: health screening exercises, street hawking, On-Street parking,payment of rates etc.) organized by the Assembly.
The Department also reports on the Assembly's monthly activities and Daily activities and ensures that these reports are duly submitted to top management of the AbCMA. IS also sees to the compilation and timely delivery of Situational reports and Public Reaction reports within the Assembly to the Minstry of Local Government and Rural Development.
Management Information Systems
The unit role is to Collect, Analyze and Mange information to support the development, management and implementation of polices, programmers and services in the Assembly
The unit provides leadership in the development and the application of IT standards and quality assurance system in relation to the implementation, development and the deployment of IT systems and resources.
It also advises on the provision and maintenance of computers and other office accessories. The unit also contributes to addressing IT problems and issues and provides leadership in the design and implementation of security measures to protect the IT installations, infrastructure and systems.
The Municipal Transport Unit manages all activities related to Transportation in the Assembly.
They are responsible for the formulation and implementation of transport policies, they advise management of the Assembly on the purchase of new vehicles and spare parts.
The unit also regulates and ensures the effective and efficient utilization of all official vehicles as well as ensuring adequate utilization of financial resources and the maintenance of all vehicles in the Assembly.
Doreen Owusua Gyan
The unit ensures the proper storage of all goods procured and ensures that stocks are replaced on time at the municipal
ADAM ABDUL RAZAK Records
The unit ensures that documents and information are properly stored to ensure confidentiality and easy accessibility.
The Statistical Service department is the central agency in municipal, mandated to produce and disseminate official statistics. The sector ministries, by virtue of their functions, also produce official statistics, which are relevant to their respective work programmes
Kwabena Kyeremanteng Marriage Officer
The unit exists to provide marriage services to the general public.
Snr Security Co-ordinator
The Unit provides leadership to ensure the effective enforcement of security measures in the Municipality and the Assembly.
As part of the Unit’s responsibilities, they liaise with the security Services to address security related matters, plan and executive security measures as well as reviewing old security measures periodically to improve upon the standard and ensure a high level of security.
The unit also appraise direct reports for the Assembly.