Administration and Politics
The highest decision-making authority in the Municipality of Kimitoön is held by a Council comprising 27 members. The Municipal Manager is the head of administration.
Municipal Council and Executive Board
The Municipal Council is elected in municipal elections every four years. The Council’s responsibilities include appointing other municipal bodies and the definition of the municipal strategy. It also decides on principal financial matters such as the municipal budget and tax rate. Council meetings are livestreamed on our website.
The Municipal Executive Board comprises 9 members. The Municipal Executive Board is responsible for the management and development of the municipality in line with the goals, plans and decisions of the Municipal Council.
The Municipality of Kimitoön’s services comprise:
- Educational services (including early childhood education, basic education and youth services, cultural services, libraries, sports and leisure activity services, upper secondary education and adult education).
- Technical services (municipal planning, infrastructure, municipal real estate, construction, environment).
- Development (business services, public transport, tourism, projects).
Municipal Manager: Erika Strandberg.