The leadership of the Local Government Service played host to a 5-Member delegation of the Planning Class. The purpose was to discuss proposals to revive the Association for Planning Officers in the Service. The meeting took place in the Conference Room of the Local Government Service Secretariat (LGSS) on Monday 22nd August, 2016. Present at […]
On Tuesday 16th August, 2016, the newly elected executives of the Local Government Workers Union (LGWU) were introduced to the Management of LGSS in a familiarization meeting held at the Conference Room of the Local Government Service Secretariat (LGSS). Present at the meeting were the Head of Service (HoS), Dr. Callistus Mahama, the Chief Director […]
The attached documents contain lists of officers in the Environmental Health class that have been selected for posting as indicated against their names with immediate effect. The assumption date is 1st September, 2016.
Background The Local Government Service (LGS), which was established by the Local Government Service Act, 2003 ( Act 656) has on the 5th of July, 2016 signed a landmark MoU with the Nation’s premier science and technology university, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) which was equally established by an Act of Parliament […]
The European Union (EU) has this month paid 11.9 million Euros (GHC 52 million) to support decentralization in Ghana. The grant supports the decentralization reform process of the country that aims to improve service delivery at the district level. In the framework of the European Union’s Financing Agreement with Ghana, the amount of 11.9 million […]
The Local Government Service Secretariat (LGSS), in fulfillment of its mandate of ensuring the effective and efficient day-to-day administration of the District Assemblies, has received financial clearance to engage over One Thousand, Three Hundred (1,300) Environmental Health Officers/Assistants. Environmental Health Officers/Assistants who successfully completed the Schools of Hygiene in Accra, Ho as well as Tamale […]
Good progress has been made since the Construction & Property Research Centre, University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, UK commenced its exploratory research into leveraging rising urban land/property values to finance urban infrastructure development in Ghana in August, 2015. The research is being implemented in collaboration with Ghana’s Local Government Service. The aim […]
A two day capacity building workshop took place in Kumasi within the context of promoting good professional rapport among the Directors and Unit heads at the Secretariat, Regional Coordinating Directors and Metropolitan, Municipal and District Co-ordinating Directors (MMDCDs). In other words, the workshop was to share knowledge, experiences and best practices among others. In his […]