Council Advisory Committee

The Council Advisory Committee handles topical matters to be decided upon by the City Council and addresses upcoming significant projects. The Council Advisory Committee consists of the chairpersons of City Council groups. The chairpersons of the City Council and Board and the Mayor and leaders of the various sectors attend the meetings.  The Council Advisory Committee convenes at 4 pm on the Monday preceding the City Council meeting and at 4 pm on the days on which the City Council meets.

Contact: City Council Secretary Majuri Jouni tel. +358 50 526 2173, or

Composition of the Council Advisory Committee

Hopsu Inka, Green League


Gestrin Christina, Deputy Chairperson, Swedish People’s Party of Finland
Vuornos Henrik, National Coalition Party  
Sistonen Markku, Social Democratic Party
Lahtinen Teemu, Finns Party

Rossi Yrjö, Centre Party 

Uotila Kari, Left Alliance
Kilpi Jukka, Blue reform 
Laukkanen Antero, Christian Democrats of Finland
Kähärä Juhani, Liberal party

Entitled to attend meetings

Chairperson of the Council Kasvi Jyrki, Green League  
1st Deputy of the Council Torkki Markus, National Coalition Party
2nd Deputy of the Council Sistonen Markku, Social Democratic Party
3nd Deputy of the Council Elo Simon, Blue reform

Chairperson of the City Board Markkula Markku, National Coalition Party
1st Deputy of the City Board Elo Tiina, Green League
2nd Deputy of the City Board Guzenina Maria, Social Democratic Party
Mayor Mäkelä Jukka
Director of Social and Health Services Metso Juha
Director of Education and Cultural Services Pitkälä Aulis
Director of Technical Services Isotalo Olli
Section Manager, Public Utilities Services Suuperko Mauri
Finance Director Konttas Ari
Communication Director Tyry-Salo Satu