Kaohsiung City Council

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Coordinates: 22°37′16.4″N 120°20′50.5″E / 22.621222°N 120.347361°E / 22.621222; 120.347361


Kaohsiung City Council
高雄市議會
Type
Type
Leadership
Emblem of the Kuomintang.svg Hsu Kun-yuan
since December 25, 2010
Deputy Speaker
Green Taiwan in White Cross.svg Cai Chang-Da
since December 25, 2010
Seats 66
Elections
Single non-transferable vote
Last election
Republic of China municipal elections, 2010
Meeting place
Hall of Kaohsiung City Council.JPG
The Building of Kaohsiung City Council
No.156, Sec. 2, Guotai Rd., Fengshan District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Website
kcc.gov.tw

The Kaohsiung City Council (KCC; Chinese: 高雄市議會; pinyin: Gāoxióng Shì Yìhuì) is the elected municipal council of Kaohsiung City, Republic of China. The council is composed of 66 councilors elected from single non-transferable vote for four-year terms. The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the Council are chosen by fellow councilors through anonymous voting. All councilors are directly elected by citizens of the city. Citizen aged 23 or above, who has resided in this city for more than four months.[1]

History[edit]

Establishment of Kaohsiung City Senate in 1946
Former building of Kaohsiung City Council

The Kaohsiung City Council was originally established in 1946 as Kaohsiung City Senate. In 1951, the senate was reorganized as Kaohsiung City Council and Kaohsiung County Council. On 1 July 1979, Kaohsiung City was upgraded to special municipality from provincial city and the City Council was reorganized to Provisional Kaohsiung City Council. On 25 December 2010, Kaohsiung City Council and Kaohsiung County Council was merged and reorganized to become Kaohsiung City Council.[2]

Organization[edit]

  • Speaker
  • Deputy Speaker
  • Secretary-General
  • Deputy Secretary-General
  • Committees
    • The Civil Affairs Committee
    • Social Affairs Committee
    • Finance Committee
    • Education Committee
    • Agriculture and Forest Committee
    • Transportation Committee
    • Public Security Committee
    • Public Works Committee
    • Discipline Committee

Transportation[edit]

The council is accessible within walking distance South of Fongshan West Station of Kaohsiung MRT.

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