City, Government and Administration
The City of Odense is governed by a council with 29 members, four specialist committees and a finance committee.
The City of Odense is governed by a City Council with 29 members, who are elected on a four-year term. The City Council meets every other Wednesday at 5.00 pm at the Town Hall.
The parts of the meeting open to the public can be watched from the public gallery on the second floor or on the internet: ByrådsTV (Danish only)
The 29 members of the Council are further organised within four specialist committees and a finance committee. Each committee is chaired by a deputy mayor and the Finance Committee is chaired by the mayor. There is one committee for each municipal department.
There are around 12,000 public servants, working in five departments in the City of Odense. Read more about each department here: