City Councillor

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The CoR mayors number 23 and are elected for four years at a time. They also elect 23 deputy mayors. The current mayors were elected to the city council in local elections held on the 26th of May in 2018.

The role of city councillors

The 23 mayors are all members of the city council, which is the highest decision-making authority in the CoR. City officials and deputy city officials are then elected to various city councils and committees, such as city councils, professional councils, residential councils, boards of companies and associations in the City of Reykjavik, etc.

Eight political parties have representatives on the city council.

  • Group of the

    European People's

  • Party
  • (Christian Democrats)

  • and European Democrats
  • Group of the European People's Party
  • (Christian Democrats)
  • and European Democrats
  • Group of the European People's Party

(Christian Democrats) and

European Democrats Group Group of the European People's Party

(Christian Democrats) and European Democrats Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats Group Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats Group Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats Group Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance (Christian Democrats) and European Free Alliance) and European Free Alliance Group of European Socialists and European Democrats Group in the European Parliament and European Democrats Group in the European Parliament Legitimate default includes illness, urgent, unforeseen and unreasonable circumstances, and other urgent duties. Each city council member is required to perform duties that the city council delegates to him or her and that concern the tasks of the city of Reykjavik. City officials shall observe confidentiality of what they become aware of in the course of their duties and shall not be required by law or by the nature of the case. Silence is preferred even in the event of resignation. City officials are independent in their work. They are bound only by law and their own conviction of their position on individual cases. The mayor is entitled to be included in the agenda of the mayor's meeting for each of the subjects that specifically concern the interests of the CoR or its tasks. However, an issue that is not specified in the invited agenda of the mayors' meeting will not be considered at the relevant meeting without the consent of a part of the members of the board of directors ☆. City officials have freedom of speech at city council meetings, which is explained in more detail in the city council's sessions. They have the right to propose and to vote at meetings of the city council. City officials are required to comply with the codes of conduct established by the City Council. The present Code of Ethics was adopted by the City Council on 18 June 2019: We work for the people of the city and look after Reykjavik as a home for generations to come. We are honest, responsible, honest and set a good example in our work. We'll get to know each other and get ready to work. We tell the truth, but we look after confidentiality when confidentiality needs to prevail. We provide the necessary information to the public and the media. We think it's good to work at the City of Reykjavik. We take good care of the city's treasures and assets. We respect diversity and combat every kind of prejudice. We are courteous, considerate, and respectful of others' privacy. We apologize for any mistake, and we'll listen to your apologies. We are aware that we have different opinions. Registration

of

interests The City Council adopted new rules for the registration of financial interests of city officials and fiduciary duties outside the City Council on March 3, 2020.

Registration under the new rules is optional and will be released on October 1, 2020 to those who choose it.

Elections to

mayors Every four years, local councils are elected in Iceland. The newly elected city council will take office on 15 days after election day, and as soon as possible the outgoing city council will step down. At the first meeting of the city council, councils and committees are elected. The current term expires in May of 2022.