Members of the municipal council
The municipal council is the highest governing body of a municipality. Members of the council make all the major decisions affecting the municipality. This includes decisions on education, the construction of new buildings or tax levels.
Municipal councils are elected every 4 years by the residents of the municipality. The number of members depends on the municipality’s population. Municipalities are divided into categories. The smallest category of municipality has 9 council members and the biggest has 45.