Management of the city

Safn Ásmundar Sveinssonar

The City Council is governed by the CoR by the provisions of municipal law. The city council is composed of 23 city councillors elected in democratic elections by the population of the city of Reykjavik.

The mayor of Reykjavík is the chief executive of the city and is appointed by the city council. He is the chief of staff of the CoR. The mayor and the city council go with the city's executive and financial management.

Mayor

The mayor of Reykjavik is the chief of staff of the City of Reykjavik. The mayor is appointed by the city council.

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Mayor

The City Council is the highest decision-making body of the CoR. The city council is composed of 23 city councillors and 23 deputy city councillors. Regular meetings of the city council take place on the first and third Tuesday of each month.

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Civil Council

The city council, together with the mayor, meets with the executive and financial management of the city. The city council includes seven city councillors and seven deputy mayors elected by the city council for one year at a time. The city council elects a chairman and a vice-chairman from the group of city councillors.

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City Councillor

Deputies to the city council are called city councillors and number 23. They are elected by the electorate and the population of. The mayor is elected in general elections every four years. It is not possible to vote again before a term has elapsed, as with Parliament.

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