City Council

The City Council is the highest decision-making body in Espoo. Its 75 members are elected through a municipal election every four years.

Council meetings are open to the public. You can follow the meetings at City Council Hall or watch them live online. The meetings are also recorded.

The City Council is in charge of the City of Espoo’s operations and finances. It sets goals for the city and makes the most important decisions. The members elect from among themselves officials to the City Board and committees.

When a matter is being jointly discussed by the City Council, it has undergone a long process through office-holders, committees and the City Board.

Agendas, meeting minutes and decisions (in Finnish/Swedish)