City, Government, and Administration
The City of Odense is governed by a council with 29 members, six specialist committees, and a finance committee.
The City of Odense is governed by a City Council with 29 members who are elected for a four-year term. The City Council meets every other Wednesday at 17:00 at the Town Hall.
The parts of the meeting open to the public can be watched from the public gallery on the second floor. It is also possible to stream the public meetings on ByrådsTV (Danish only)
The 29 members of the Council are further organized within six 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 13,500 public servants working in seven departments in the City of Odense. Read more about each department here: