Sør-Trøndelag County Municipality

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Sør-Trøndelag County Municipality

Sør-Trøndelag fylkeskommune
Coat of arms of Sør-Trøndelag County Municipality
Coat of arms
Location in Norway
Location in Norway
CountryNorway
Administrative centerTrondheim
Government
 • County mayorTore O. Sandvik
ISO 3166 codeNO-16
RevenueNOK 2,500 million
Employees2,600
Schools24
Pupils10,000
Transit authorityNone
Websitewww.stfk.no

Sør-Trøndelag County Municipality (Norwegian: Sør-Trøndelag fylkeskommune) was the regional governing administration of the old Sør-Trøndelag county in Norway until 1 January 2018 when it merged with Nord-Trøndelag county to form the new Trøndelag county. The main responsibilities of the county municipality included the running of 25 upper secondary schools. It administered the county roadways, public transport, dental care, culture, and cultural heritage.

Prior to its dissolution in 2018, the county council had 37 members, and Chairman of the County Council was Tore O. Sandvik (Labour) while his deputy was Arne Braut (Centre Party). The county council was led by a coalition of the Labour Party, Centre Party and Socialist Left Party.

2007 election[edit]

Administrative head office in Trondheim

A total of 37 representatives were elected, distributed as follows:

Schools[edit]

Transport[edit]

Public transport in the county was operated on public service obligation contracts from the county municipality via the transportation authority company AtB AS (meaning A to B) (web site), and operations are performed by Boreal Buss, Nettbuss, Tide Buss and TrønderBilene (buses), Boreal Bane (tram), and Fosen Trafikklag and Kystekspressen (passenger ferries). County road are operated by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, though managed by the county municipality.