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City of Vaasa organization and decision-making

The City of Vaasa's highest decision-making power is exercised by a 55-member council. The council decides on matters relating to Vaasa and is responsible for the city's finances and operations

The city council appoints the city board, which manages the city administration and prepares matters for the council. Vaasa also has several committees and executive boards. They oversee and supervise operations within their areas of ​​responsibility. The organisation of the City of Vaasa is made up of an educational sector, a technical sector, a social services and healthcare sector and a central administration.

The following pages present the decision-making process, the organisation and activities in more detail.

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