kenya Gazette

Gazette Special Issue Vol. CXIII ?No.6 Dated January 19,2011

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 440
THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI ACT
(Cap. 210)
THE KENYA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ORDER
(L.N. 159 of 2007)
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 11 (1) (a) of the Kenya Polytechnic University College Order, 2007, I, Mwai Kibaki,President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces appoint?

Arch. Zebedee Maombo Bukania,
Julius Marimi Riungu (Eng.),

to be Chairman and Vice-Chairman, respectively, of the Kenya Polytechnic University College Council, for a period of three (3) years.
The appointment of Francis John Gichaga (Prof.) as Chairman and that of Harry L. Kaane (Prof.) as Vice-Chairman has been revoked.

Dated the 14th January, 2011.
MWAI KIBAKI,
President.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 441
THE MASINDE MULIRO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND
TECHNOLOGY ACT
(No. 18 of 2006)
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 14 (1) of the Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology Act, 2006, I,Mwai Kibaki, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces appoint?

Under section 14 (1) (a)?

Arch. Allan A. M. Simu?(Chairman),
Norah Olembo (Prof.)?(Vice-Chairman),
Evans Kidero?(Honorary Treasurer);
Under section 14 (1) (f)?
Bishop Philip Sulumeti,
Khadija Sood Shirkely (Dr.),
Lojomon Kipsang Biwot,

to be Council members of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, for a period of three (3) years.

Dated the 14th January, 2011.
MWAI KIBAKI,
President.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 442
THE KENYA ROADS ACT
(No. 2 of 2007)
KENYA NATIONAL HIGHWAY AUTHORITY
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 5 (1) (a) of the Kenya Roads Act, I, Mwai Kibaki, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces appoint?

HANNAH WAITHERERO MUREITHI

to be Non-Executive Chairperson of the Kenya National Highways Authority, for a period of three (3) years.

Dated the 14th January, 2011.
MWAI KIBAKI,
President.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 443
THE STATE CORPORATIONS ACT
(Cap. 446)
THE STATE CORPORATIONS APPEAL TRIBUNAL
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 22 (1) and (3) (a) of the State Corporations Act, I, Mwai Kibaki, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces appoint?

NZAMBA KITONGA

to be Chairman of the State Corporations Appeal Tribunal, for a period of five (5) years, with effect from 19th April, 2010.

Dated the 14th January, 2011.

MWAI KIBAKI,
President.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 444
THE STATE CORPORATIONS ACT
(Cap. 446)
THE KENYA NATIONAL BUREAU OF STATISTICS
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 6 (1) (a) of the State Corporations Act, I, Mwai Kibaki, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces appoint?

EDWIN SHISIA OSUNDWA

to be Chairman of the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, for a period of three (3) years.

Dated the 14th January, 2011.

MWAI KIBAKI,
President.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 445
THE GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ACT
(No. 5 of 2004)
THE GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (WOMEN
ENTERPRISE FUND) REGULATIONS, 2007
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 5 (1) (a) of the Government Financial Management (Women Enterprise Fund) Regulations, 2007 and the Government Financial Management Act (No. 5 of 2004), I, Mwai Kibaki, President and Commander-in-Chief
of the Kenya Defence Forces appoint?

ANNE W. MUTAHI (MRS.)

to be Non-Executive Chairperson for the Advisory Board of Women Enterprise Fund, for a period of three (3) years.

Dated the 14th January, 2011.
MWAI KIBAKI,
President.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 446
THE TRUST DEED
THE PRESIDENT¢S AWARD SCHEME
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by Article 18 of the Trust Deed of the President¢s Award Scheme Registered Trustees, I, Mwai Kibaki, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces appoint?

EDWIN OTIENO JOSEPH

to be Director of the President¢s Award Scheme, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from 1st January, 2011.

Dated the 14th January, 2011.

MWAI KIBAKI,
President.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 447
THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA
THE DISTRICTS AND PROVINCES ACT
(No. 5 of 1992)
NOTIFICATION OF INTENTION TO ESTABLISH DISTRICTS

IT IS notified for the information of the general public that in accordance with the Constitution of Kenya, the Government, through appropriate legislation, intends to establish the administrative areas specified in the Schedule as districts.

SCHEDULE
The Eastern Province:
The Merti District
The North Eastern Province:
The Hulugho District

Dated the 19th January, 2011.

MWAI KIBAKI,
President.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 448
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT
(Cap. 265)
NOMINATION OF COUNCILLORS

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by sections 26 (b) and 39 (c) of the Local Government Act, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Local Government nominates the persons whose names are indicated in the schedule to be councillors for the respective local
authorities indicated hereof:

SCHEDULE

Name                                                                            Name of Local Authority
Charles Mwangi Wahome                                           County Council of Nyeri
John Kagondu Macharia                                             County Council of Nyeri
Elly Simwa Mbutsi                                                     County Council of Kakamega
Justine Rafiki Kaingu                                                 Muncipal Council of Malindi

Dated the 17th January, 2011.

MUSALIA MUDAVADI,
Deputy Prime Minister and
Minister for Local Government.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 449
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT
(Cap. 265)
REVOCATION OF NOMINATION OF COUNCILLORS

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by sections 27 (2) and 40 (1) of the Local Government Act, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Local Government revokes the nomination of persons whose names are indicated in the schedule as councillors for respective
Local Authorities hereof:

SCHEDULE

Name                                                                                            Name of Local Authority
Vincent Wanjohi Muriithi                                                           County Council of Nyeri
Ibrahim Abdi Athman                                                                 Municipal Council of Malindi

Dated the 17th January, 2011.

MUSALIA MUDAVADI,
Deputy Prime Minister and
Minister for Local Government.

Kenya Gazette Vol.CXIII ?No.7 Dated January 21,2011

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 450
THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA
THE NATIONAL SECURITY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE ACT
(No. 11 of 1998)
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 6 (1) of the National Security Intelligence Service Act, I, Mwai Kibaki, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya, appoint?

MAJ. GENERAL MICHAEL GICHANGI

to be Director-General of the National Security Intelligence Service,for a period of five (5) years, with effect from 15th January, 2011.

Dated the 15th January, 2011.

MWAI KIBAKI,
President.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 451
THE TRAFFIC ACT
(Cap. 403)
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 3 (3) (b) of the Traffic Act, the Minister for Transport appoints the following Police Officers to be Driving Test Examiners, for a period of one (1) year,with effect from 10th January, 2011.

Name                                         Number                                                      Rank
George N. Kagunyi               219522                                                  Chief Inspector
Rose Kiptum                         230960                                                 Chief Inspector (W)
William Yiampoy                 231296                                                 Chief Inspector
Jospeter Musimo                  231377                                                 Chief Inspector
Jamal Noor                           231579                                                 Chief Inspector
Samuel Ndungu                   231813                                                 Chief Inspector
Susan Karimi Mugambi      231949                                                  Chief Inspector (W)
Kennedy Rucho                   232183                                                  Chief Inspector
Peter M. Kilungya               232351                                                 Chief Inspector
Hassan S. Elema                  232429                                                 Chief Inspector
Samwel Onyango                232532                                                 Chief Inspector
David Mwangi Thuita         232154                                                 Chief Inspector
Evans O. Angwenyi            230727                                                  Inspector of Police
Veronica C. Mutai              231808                                                  Inspector of Police (W)
Joseph K. Wahome             232118                                                  Inspector of Police
John Ayika Ojow                232174                                                  Inspector of Police
Gaston M. Mwambulu        232419                                                   Inspector of Police
Peter Kilonzo Katheka       232551                                                    Inspector of Police
George M. Ikiara                232594                                                    Inspector of Police
Salim Abdalla                    232665                                                     Inspector of Police
Japheth Makembo             232852                                                     Inspector of Police
Jonathan M. Muasya         232905                                                     Inspector of Police
Ernest Khaemba                232975                                                     Inspector of Police
Edward K. Mabonga         232519                                                     Inspector of Police

Dated the 11th January, 2011.
AMOS KIMUNYA,
Minister for Transport.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 452
THE STATE CORPORATIONS ACT
(Cap. 446)
THE KENYA COCONUT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ORDER
(L.N. 165 of 2007)
APPOINTMENT

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by part II, section 8 (1) of the Kenya Coconut Development Authority Order, 2007, the Minister for Agriculture appoints?

FRANCIS KALAMA FONDO (DR.)

to be the Managing Director and Secretary to the Board of Kenya Coconut Development Authority, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from 5th January, 2011.

Dated the 10th January, 2011.

S. J. KOSGEI,
Minister for Agriculture.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 453
THE MICROFINANCE ACT
(No. 19 of 2006)
THE MICROFINANCE (DEPOSIT-TAKING MICROFINANCE
INSTITUTIONS) REGULATIONS, 2008
(L.N. 58 of 2008)
LICENSING OF A DEPOSIT-TAKING MICROFINANCE INSTITUTION

PURSUANT to regulation 8 (1) of the Microfinance (Deposit-Taking Microfinance Institutions) Regulations, 2008, it is notified for the information of the general public that the Central Bank of Kenya licensed SMEP Deposit Taking Microfinance Limited, as a nationwide microfinance institution to carry out deposit-taking business throughout Kenya, with effect from the 14th December, 2010.

Dated the 6th January, 2011.

NJUGUNA NDUNG¢U,
Governor,
Central Bank of Kenya.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 454
THE LAND ACQUISITION ACT
(Cap. 295)
NAIROBI?THIKA ROAD PROJECT
CORRIGENDUM
IN Gazette Notice Nos. 6034 of 2008, 1396 of 2009, 8748 of 2009,
5902 of 2009, 10904 of 2010 and 4791 of 2010.
Plot No.                              Registered Owner                             Area to be Acquired (ha)
)
L.R. No. 21762          Barclays Bank of Kenya Limited                      0.0176
L.R. No. 24052          Simon Ngugi Karanja                                         0.0143
L.R. No. 10819/6           Gebcons Limited                                            0.4847
Plot No.                     Registered Owner                            Area to be Acquired (ha)

L.R. No. 209/6396           Shree VisaOswal Community                          0.2279
L.R. No. 209/136/259     Jamia Mosque (Nairobi-NCBD)                        0.1422

ADDENDUM
L.R. No. 13330/611         Commercial Mart Limited                                0.2918
L.R. No. 57/173               David Waweru                                                  0.0199

Inquiries for acquisition of the above plots shall be held on Tuesday 29th March, 2010 at Ardhi House, Room 305 from 9.30 a.m.

DELETION
L.R. No. 7200/9               Barclays Bank of Kenya Limited                         0.0176
L.R. No. 17885               Simon Ngugi Karanja                                            0.0143
L.R. No. 209/6559          City Park                                                                0.5487
L.R. No. 209/14146         Electrical Option Limited                                      0.2066
Ruiru Mugutha Block 1 T/531        Nduta Ndirangu Chege                         0.1000

Z..A. MABEA,
Commissioner of Lands.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 698
COUNCIL OF LEGAL EDUCATION
KENYA SCHOOL OF LAW
ACCREDITATION OF LEGAL TRAINING INSTITUTIONS IN KENYA UNDER
THE COUNCIL OF LEGAL EDUCATION (ACCREDITATION OF LEGAL
EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS) REGULATIONS, 2009

IT IS notified for general information to the public:
I. That following the implementation of the Council of Legal Education (Accreditation of Legal Education Institutions) Regulations, 2009, the following legal education providers have been granted provisional accreditation for a period of one year commencing on the date stated in respect of each institution:

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Programme
Catholic University of Eastern Africa 17th April, 2009 (renewed for 1 year)
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) 26th March, 2010
University of Nairobi, Parklands Campus 26th March, 2010
Kenyatta University, Parklands Campus 5th November, 2010
Moi University, Eldoret Campus 5th November, 2010

Diploma in Law Programme
Kenya School of Professional Studies (now Inoorero University) 17th April, 2009 (renewed for 1 year)

II. That although the following institutions have engaged with the Council of Legal Education for purposes of accreditation, they have not yet met the criteria for accreditation and have
therefore not been granted provisional accreditation under the aforesaid provision:

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Programme
(i) University of Nairobi (Mombasa Campus)
(ii) University of Nairobi (Kisumu Campus) has not yet been inspected
(iii) Mount Kenya University (Thika Campus)
(iv) Kabarak University (Nakuru Campus)
(v) Inoorero University (Parklands Campus)
(vi) African Nazarene University (Rongai Campus)
(vii) Egerton University (Nakuru Campus)
(viii) KCA University (Thika Road Campus)
(ix) Kiriri Women¢s University of Science and Technology (Nairobi Campus)
(x) University of London
(xi) University of South Africa
Diploma in Law
(i) Pioneer College (Ngara Campus, Nairobi)
(ii) Elgonview College (Eldoret Campus)
(iii) Nairobi Institute of Business Studies (Nairobi Campus)
(iv) MIS College, Nakuru
(v) Foundation Institute of Africa Ltd, KPCU Building, Nairobi
(vi) Institute of Legal Executives (ILEX), UK
III. That the Council of Legal Education at its meeting on the 5th November, 2010 reiterated its earlier decision that any person intending or engaged as legal education provider must forthwith apply for accreditation to the ââ?¬Å?Council otherwise they will be deemed to be operating illegally and certificates awarded by such institutions will not be recognized by the Council as a legal qualification.

Dated the 19th January, 2011.

W. KULUNDU-BITONYE,
Director/Chief Executive and
Secretary, Council of Legal Education.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 699
COUNCIL OF LEGAL EDUCATION
KENYA SCHOOL OF LAW
DIPLOMA IN LAW (PARA-LEGAL) EXAMINATION DATES

PURSUANT to Legal Notice 169 of 2009 Part III (10) of the Council of Legal Education (Kenya School of Law) Regulations, it is notified for general information that the Council of Legal Education Examinations for the Diploma in Law (Para-Legal) Programme shall be held at the Kenya School of Law, Lang¢ata South Road, Karen, Nairobi, from 31st January to 10th February, 2011, both dates inclusive.

The examination timetable is as follows:

SECOND YEAR TERM II
Day                            Date                                     2.00 p.m.?4.00 p.m.
Monday                31st January, 2011                      Law of Property in Land
Tuesday                1st February, 2011                     Civil Procedure II
Wednesday          2nd February, 2011                    Company Law
Thursday              3rd February, 2011                     Criminal Procedure II

FIRST YEAR TERM II
Day                                 Date                                        2.00 p.m.?4.00 p.m.
Monday                   7th February, 2011             General Principles of Constitution Law II
Tuesday                   8th February, 2011              Contract Law II
Wednesday              9th February, 2011              Law of Tort II
Thursday                  10th February, 2011            Criminal Law II

The deadline for registration for the examinations is Friday, 21st January, 2011. Only those registered and have cleared outstanding ees balances shall be allowed in the examination venue.

Dated the 13th January, 2011.

W. KULUNDU-BITONYE,
Director/Chief Executive and
Secretary, Council of Legal Education/Kenya School of Law.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 700
THE VETERINARY SURGEONS ACT
(Cap. 366)
DE-REGISTRATION

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 19 (1) of the Veterinary Surgeons Act, notice is given that the Kenya Veterinary Board, has directed the de-registration of?

Joseph Winston Wanjala (Dr.), reg. No. 1670. Timon Opiyo Nyangwe (Dr.), reg. No. 1372.

Dated the 4th January, 2011.

P. M. ITHONDEKA,
Registrar.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 701
THE VETERINARY SURGEONS ACT
(Cap. 366)
REVIEW OF RETENTION FEES

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 4 of the Veterinary Surgeons (Registration) Rules, notice is given that the Kenya Veterinary Board has reviewed the retention fees and the
penalty for overdue fees from five hundred (KSh. 600) shillings to one thousand (KSh. 1,000), with effect from 21st January, 2011.

Dated the 4th January, 2011.

P. M. ITHONDEKA,
Registrar.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 704
THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA
THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS ACT
(Cap. 7)
THE PRESIDENTIAL AND PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS REGULATIONS
POLLING CENTRES FOR PARLIAMENTARY BY-ELECTIONS ?KIRINYAGA CONSTITUENCY

IN EXERCISE of powers conferred by Regulation 6 (1) (d) of the National Assembly and Presidential Elections (Registration of Electors), the Interim Independent Electoral Commission, gives notice that voting for the by-elections scheduled for 16th February, 2011, shall be at the places listed in the gazette .

Dated the 11th January, 2011.
A. I. HASSAN,
Chairman, Interim Independent Electoral Commission.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 425
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND
CO-ORDINATION ACT
(No. 8 of 1999)
THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT
AUTHORITY
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT STUDY REPORT
FOR THE PROPOSED OFFICE BLOCK ON PLOT L.R. NO. 91/160
AND 161 BEHIND THE VILLAGE MARKET, NAIROBI
INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS

PURSUANT to regulation 21 of Environmental (Impact Assessment and Audit) regulations, the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA), has received an environmental
impact assessment study report for the implementation of the proposed office block.
The proposed project comprises of construction of an office block with parking spaces constituting of:

 Five (5) storey office block;
 Underground parking space;
 Sewage treatment system
 Landscaped garden with trees and flowers
 Underground and rooftop water tanks
 Conference halls.

The proposed project site is located directly opposite Hotel Tribe and the Village Market off Limuru Road about ten kilometres from the city centre. The Land reference number is L.R. No.NAIROBI/BLOCK/91/160 & 91/161 which are two plots that have been amalgamated. It measures approximately 0.5644 ha.

The anticipated impacts and proposed mitigation measures are set out in the gazette

The full report of the proposed project is available for inspection during working hours at:
(a) Director-General, National Environment Management Authority, Popo Road, off Mombasa Road, P.O. Box 67839?00200, Nairobi.
(b) Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources, N.H.I.F. Building, Community, P.O. Box 30521,Nairobi.
(c) Provincial Director of Environment, Nairobi Province.
(d) District Environment Officer, Westlands and Langata Districts.

The National Environment Management Authority invites members of the public to submit oral or written comments within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice to the Director-General, NEMA, to assist the Authority in the approval process of the project.

WILKISTER MAGANGI,
for Director-General,
National Environment Management Authority.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 426
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND
CO-ORDINATION ACT
(No. 8 of 1999)
THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT
AUTHORITY
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT STUDY REPORT
FOR THE PROPOSED HOUSING SCHEME ON PLOT L.R. NO.
8783/4, ATHI RIVER, NAIROBI
INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS

PURSUANT to regulation 21 of Environmental (Impact Assessment and Audit) regulations, the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA), has received an environmental impact assessment study report for the implementation of the proposed housing development.

The proposed project is a comprehensive housing development project of 652 houses that includes;
 Maisonettes = 46 units. They shall be clustered in Zones A and B
 Split level Maisonettes = 36 units
 Apartment blocks= 57 blocks of five storey blocks. Each apartment block will have its own vegetation boundary and entrance gate.

The proposed housing scheme on plot L.R. No. 8783/4 Athi River, at Mavoko Municipality is located to the east of the old Athi River Township off the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway. The said plot is approximately 10 acres.

The anticipated impacts and proposed mitigation measures are set out in the gazette.

The full report of the proposed project is available for inspection during working hours at:
(a) Director-General, National Environment Management Authority, Popo Road, off Mombasa Road, P.O. Box 67839?00200, Nairobi.
(b) Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources, N.H.I.F. Building, Community, P.O. Box 30521,Nairobi.
(c) Provincial Director of Environment, Eastern Province.
(d) District Environment Officer, Machakos District.

The National Environment Management Authority invites members of the public to submit oral or written comments within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice to the Director-General, NEMA, to assist the Authority in the approval process of the project.

WILKISTER MAGANGI,
for Director-General,
National Environment Management Authority.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 427
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND
CO-ORDINATION ACT
(No. 8 of 1999)
THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT
AUTHORITY
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT STUDY REPORT
FOR THE PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF
BASE TRANSCEIVER STATION (BTS) AT RAILWAY
TRAINING INSTITUTE, SOUTH B, SITE NO. NB-0775-O-B,
NAIROBI
INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS

PURSUANT to regulation 21 of Environmental (Impact Assessment and Audit) regulations, the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA), has received an environmental impact assessment study report for the implementation of the proposed transceiver station (BTS).

The proponent proposes to install a Greenfield BTS (Base Transceiver Station) at Railway Training Institute, South B Nairobi.

The BTS will receive and transmit signals for onward communication to customers in the area.

The proposed site location is within an area that is already well developed within Nairobi Municipality. The site is owned by The Kenya Railways who has leased a 109.5 square metres area for installation of the BTS to the proponent (Safaricom).

The anticipated impacts and proposed mitigation measures are set out in the gazette
The full report of the proposed project is available for inspection during working hours at:
(a) Director-General, National Environment Management Authority, Popo Road, off Mombasa Road, P.O. Box 67839?00200, Nairobi.
(b) Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources, N.H.I.F. Building, Community, P.O. Box 30521,Nairobi.
(c) Provincial Director of Environment, Nairobi Province.
(d) District Environment Officer, Embakasi and Makadara Districts.

The National Environment Management Authority invites members of the public to submit oral or written comments within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice to the Director-General, NEMA, to assist the Authority in the approval process of the project.

B. M. LANGWEN,
for Director-General,
National Environment Management Authority.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 428
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND
CO-ORDINATION ACT
(No. 8 of 1999)
THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT
AUTHORITY
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT STUDY REPORT
FOR THE PROPOSED LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG)
STORAGE AND FILLING PLANT ON PLOT L.R. NO. 209/8381/3
INDUSTRIAL AREA, NAIROBI
INVITATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS

PURSUANT to regulation 21 of Environmental (Impact Assessment and Audit) Regulations, the National Environment Management Authority, (NEMA) has received an environmental impact assessment study report for the implementation of the proposed liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage and filling plant.

The proposed project involves the installation of 2No. storage tanks, cylinder filling shed, loading and offloading area, and fire fighting system. The offices and the stores already exist.
The project is situated off the Lunga Lunga Road, Industrial Area, Nairobi. The site is on L.R. No. 209/8381/3.

The anticipated impacts and proposed mitigation measures are set out in the gazette

The full report of the proposed project is available for inspection during working hours at:
(a) Director-General, the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Kapiti Road, off Mombasa Road, P.O.Box 67839?00200, Nairobi.
(b) Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources, N.H.I.F. Community, P.O. Box 30521, Nairobi.
(c) Provincial Director of Environment, Nairobi Province.
(d) District Environment Officer, Embakasi and Makadara Districts.

The National Environment Management Authority invites members of the public to submit oral or written comments within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice to the Director-General, NEMA, to assist the Authority in the approval process of the project.

 

B. M. LANGWEN,
for Director-General,
National Environment Management Authority.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 713
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND
CO-ORDINATION ACT
(No. 8 of 1999)
THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT
AUTHORITY
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT STUDY REPORT
FOR THE PROPOSED MUSAGA?WEBUYE 132 KV
TRANSMISSION LINE
INVITATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS

PURSUANT to regulation 21 of Environmental (Impact Assessment and Audit) Regulations, the National Environment Management Authority, (NEMA) has received an environmental impact assessment study report for the implementation of the proposed transmission line.

The proposed development entails installation and commission of a metal based (steel pylon) 132kV transmission line to replace the existing 132kV transmission line on wooden poles whose lifespan has almost elapsed.

The proposed project will cover a distance of 16.35 km. with ROW of 30m which is equivalent to 48.9hectares parcel of land between Musaga and Webuye.

The anticipated impacts and proposed mitigation measures are set out in the gazette

The full report of the proposed project is available for inspection during working hours at:

(a) Director-General, the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Kapiti Road, off Mombasa Road, P.O.Box 67839?00200, Nairobi.
(b) Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources, N.H.I.F. Community, P.O. Box 30521, Nairobi.
(c) Provincial Director of Environment, Western Province.

The National Environment Management Authority invites members of the public to submit oral or written comments within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice to the Director-General, NEMA, to assist the Authority in the approval process of the project.

B. M. LANGWEN,
for Director-General,
National Environment Management Authority.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 714
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND
CO-ORDINATION ACT
(No. 8 of 1999)
THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT
AUTHORITY
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT STUDY REPORT
FOR THE PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT OF A HOUSING ESTATE
ON L.R. NO. 10426/45, 46, 47 AND 48, MAVOKO
MUNICIPALITY, ATHI RIVER DISTRICT
INVITATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS

PURSUANT to regulation 21 of Environmental (Impact Assessment and Audit) Regulations, the National Environment Management Authority, (NEMA) has received an environmental impact assessment study report for the implementation of the proposed housing estate.

The proposed development comprises construction of 736 units with 512 units being two bedroomed and 224 units being three bedroomed apartments/flats (grand total of 736). The development will comprise 92 blocks of flats, constructed to four levels (ground floor and three upper floors) with two flats on each floor, thus a total of 8 flats in each block. The low cost development will be carried out in eight phases.

The proposed project comprises of four plots registered on L.R. Nos. 10426/45, 46, 47 and 48 and is located just outside Athi River town, Athi River district.

The anticipated impacts and proposed mitigation measures are set out in the gazette

The full report of the proposed project is available for inspection during working hours at:

(a) Director-General, the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Kapiti Road, off Mombasa Road, P.O.Box 67839?00200, Nairobi.
(b) Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources, N.H.I.F. Community, P.O. Box 30521, Nairobi.
(c) Provincial Director of Environment, Eastern Province.
(d) District Environment Officer, Machakos District.

The National Environment Management Authority invites members of the public to submit oral or written comments within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice to the Director-General, NEMA, to assist the Authority in the approval process of the project.

B. M. LANGWEN,
for Director-General,
National Environment Management Authority.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 715
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND
CO-ORDINATION ACT
(No. 8 of 1999)
THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT
AUTHORITY
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT STUDY REPORT
FOR THE PROPOSED PETROL OIL KENYA, VOI SERVICE
STATION ON L.R. NO. 25020, VOI TOWN
INVITATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS

PURSUANT to regulation 21 of Environmental (Impact Assessment and Audit) Regulations, the National Environment Management Authority, (NEMA) has received an environmental impact assessment study report for the implementation of the proposed Voi service station.

The proposed service station to be constructed will include the following:

     An administration block comprising of changing rooms, parts shop, store, toilets, service bay, car washing bay and tyre centre.
     A building block comprising of generator house, service bay,toilets and stores.
     Underground storage tanks (USTs), product lines, vents and dispenser system located on two islands.
     Parking area and drive ways.
     Drainage system, sewer system, septic tank, soak away pit and oil interceptors.
     Pressurized air and water points.
     Entrance and exit signage and price display sign board.
     Perimeter fence.
     Deceleration and acceleration lanes.
     Flower verges.
     Eating and resting stands.

 

The proposed service station is to be located at the junction of Nairobi?Mombasa Highway and road to Voi Town about 1km to the south of the town on Plot No. LR. 25020.

The anticipated impacts and proposed mitigation measures are set out in the gazette

The full report of the proposed project is available for inspection during working hours at:
(e) Director-General, the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Kapiti Road, off Mombasa Road, P.O.Box 67839?00200, Nairobi.
(f) Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources, N.H.I.F. Community, P.O. Box 30521, Nairobi.
(g) Provincial Director of Environment, Coast Province.
(h) District Environment Officer, Taita Taveta District.

The National Environment Management Authority invites members of the public to submit oral or written comments within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice to the Director-General, NEMA, to assist the Authority in the approval process of the project.

B. M. LANGWEN,
for Director-General,
National Environment Management Authority.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 716
THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND
CO-ORDINATION ACT
(No. 8 of 1999)
THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT
AUTHORITY
STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENT ASSESSMENT REPORT FOR THE
TAVETA TOWN EXPANSION, TAVETA
INVITATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS

    Proposed developments in the Taveta master plan The proposed developments include: Residential; high, medium and low density, industrial; light and heavy industrial, education; nursery, public primary, public secondary and private school,polytechnic and media training, recreational; public parks, stadium and playgrounds, public purpose; town hall, cultural centre, library, health centre, provincial administration, law court, children¢s home,community centre, police posts, churches, mosques, dispensary,KPLC, fire station tree planting, Christian cemetery, Muslim cemetery,immigrations department, KRA inland depot, public utilities; water reservoir (dams), sewerage treatment plant waste dumpsite and extension to air strip, commercial, business cum residential, hotels,business cum residential and open air market, transportation, petrol station and bus station.

    Alternative options

The strategic environmental assessment considered the following alternatives:
(a) Enterprise and employment alternatives: Balance brownfield and greenfield development will meet the combined development and environmental objectives with the population needs best served while minimizing environmental impact.
(b) Town centre alternatives: Emphasis on the vibrancy and vitality of the town centre to achieve compactness and appropriate population benefits while best using material assets.
(c) Waste water management alternatives: Use of septic tanks and waste water treatment plant.
(d) Analysis of alternative construction materials and technology:

The proposed infrastructure projects will be constructed using modern, locally and internationally accepted materials to achieve public health, safety, security and environmentalaesthetic requirements.
(e) Solid waste management alternatives: Source reduction, recycling, reuse and composing of the waste, combustion and sanitary land filling.
3. Affected parties consulted

The following list outlines the parties that may be affected and interested in the proposed Taveta Town expansion.
(a) Government institution/officials and NGOs.
(b) Ordinary citizens, local community representatives (Community leaders and community members).
4. Affected areas

(a) Human health: Human health can be impacted upon by the lack of provision of community facilities, amenities and infrastructure to support new developments.
(b) Wildlife sites and rivers/lakes:
(i) The water quality status of Tsavo River, Lumi River and Lake Jipe catchments in Taveta and the possibility of future pollution may significantly impact upon the biodiversity,flora and fauna of lake.

(ii) Increased development pressures as a result of the growth of Taveta Town may also impact upon the wildlife sites,significantly adversely impacting upon the ecological connectivity among these sites.

5. Anticipated impacts and mitigation are set out in the gazette

The full report of the proposed project is available for inspection during working hours at:
(a)Director-General, the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Kapiti Road, off Mombasa Road, P.O.Box 67839?00200, Nairobi.
(b) Provincial Environment, Committee, c/o Provincial Director of Environment, Coast Province.

The National Environment Management Authority invites members of the public to submit oral or written comments within sixty (60) days from the date of publication of this notice to the Director-General, NEMA, to assist the Authority in the approval process of the project.

A. M. KARIUKI,
for Director-General,
National Environment Management Authority.

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 717
THE VALUATION FOR RATING ACT
(Cap. 266)
THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF NYERI

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 6 of the Valuation for Rating Act, the Municipal Council of Nyeri, has with the approval of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Local Government, imposed a rate of KSh. 350 per acre to the following gazetted forests.

Forest Name                                                                    Area in hectares
Nyeri Forest Kingongo                                                            282.0
Nyeri Hill Forest                                                                      192.1
Kabiruini Forest                                                                    1,086.0
Kiganjo Forest                                                                         282.2
Muringato Tree Nursery/Muringato Block                               25.1

TOTAL HECTARES                                                            1,867.4

Dated the 20th December, 2010.

S. M. MULANGA, Town Clerk.