Vallensbæk Municipality

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Vallensbæk Municipality
Municipality
Coat of arms of Vallensbæk Municipality
Coat of arms
Map DK Vallensbæk.PNG
Country Denmark
Region Capital Region
Seat Herlev
Government
 • Mayor Henrik Bo Fomsgaard Rasmussen (C)
Area
 • Total 9.49 km2 (3.66 sq mi)
Population (1 April 2014)
 • Total 15,103
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipal code 187
Website www.vallensbaek.dk

Vallensbæk Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden on the east coast of the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark.

Overview[edit]

The municipality covers an area of 9.49 km² (2013), according to Municipal Key Figures (De Kommunale Nøgletal (www.noegletal.dk)), and has a population of 15103 (1 April 2014). Its mayor is Henrik Rasmussen, a member of the Conservative People's Party (Det Konservative Folkeparti) political party.

The main town and the site of its municipal council is the town of Vallensbæk.

Vallensbæk municipality was not merged with other municipalities on January 1, 2007 as the result of nationwide Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007).

The municipality has a beach, a marina, and the Vallensbæk Marsh (Vallensbæk Mose) recreation area.

The Local Council[edit]

As of January 1, 2014, the local council are as follows: [1]

Mayor  : Henrik Rasmussen Members  : Soren Wiborg, Anette Eriksen, Kenneth Kristensen Berth, Katja Lindblad, Jytte Bendtsen, Martin Nielson, Soren Mayntz, Niels Jørgensen, Morten Schou Jørgensen, John Smith, Erdal Colak,Arne Petersen, Carina Kristensen Berth, Gitte Hansen Lumby and Niels Karlsen.

The local council meets once a month and meetings are open to all. All agendas and minutes are publicly available.[2]

Political Committees[edit]

Vallensbæk has a finance committee and three standing policy committees:[3]

  • Finance Committee
  • Social Affairs and Health Committee
  • Child and Culture Committee
  • Technical and Environmental Committee

Education[edit]

The town has three schools: Pilehave school (North Field), Vallensbæk school (village) and Egholm School (Beach).

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Coordinates: 55°38′N 12°22′E / 55.633°N 12.367°E / 55.633; 12.367