Nord-Trøndelag County Municipality

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Nord-Trøndelag County Municipality
Nord-Trøndelag fylkeskommune
County
Coat of arms of Nord-Trøndelag County Municipality
Coat of arms
Location in Norway
Location in Norway
Country Norway
Administrative center Steinkjer
Government
 • County mayor Gunnar Viken
 • Chairman of Cabinet Anne Marit Mevassvik
ISO 3166 code NO-17
Revenue NOK 1,800 million
Employees 1,700
Schools 12
Pupils 7,000
Transit authority None
Roads 1,771 km (1,100 mi)
Website www.ntfk.no

Nord-Trøndelag County Municipality (Norwegian: Nord-Trøndelag fylkeskommune) is the regional governing administration of Nord-Trøndelag, Norway. The main responsibilities of the county municipality includes the running of 12 upper secondary schools, with 7,000 pupils. It administrates 1,771 km of county roadways, public transport, dental care, culture and cultural heritage.

The county council has 35 members, and Mayor of the County Council is Gunnar Viken (Conservative Party) while his deputy is Johannes Sandstad (Christian Democratic Party). The county cabinet is led by Anne Marit Mevassvik and has four members, from the Labour Party, the Conservative Party and the Christian Democratic Party. The administration is located in Steinkjer.

County cabinet[edit]

County mayor Gunnar Viken and the members of the county cabinet. From the left: Sørvik, Lagesen, Mevassvik and Jensen

Since 2013 the following members have formed the county cabinet:

2003 election[edit]

The administration building in Steinkjer
Party Votes % Change '99 Seats Change '99
Labour Party 18706 34,9 % -2,6 % 12 -6
Centre Party 12010 22,4 % +1,4 % 8 -2
Socialist Left 7252 13,5 % +3,2 % 5 0
Progress Party 5517 10,3 % +2,9 % 3 0
Conservative 4132 7,7 % -1,8 % 3 -1
Liberal 2568 4,8 % -0,5 % 2 0
Christian Democrats 2563 4,8 % -2,1 % 2 -1
Red Electoral Alliance 347 0,6 % -0,4 % 0 0
Coastal Party 228 0,4 % 0,0 % 0 0
Democrats 44 0,1 % 0,0 % 0 0

Note: The number of seats was reduced from 45 to 35 in the 2003 election.

County cabinet chairmen[edit]

County mayors[edit]

Gunnar Viken of the Conservative Party has been county mayor since 2007

Deputy county mayors[edit]

Schools[edit]

Subsidiaries[edit]

A county-owned power station in Røyrvik