Trøndelag County Municipality

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Trøndelag County Municipality

Trøndelag fylkeskommune
Coat of arms of Trøndelag County Municipality
Coat of arms
Location in Norway
Location in Norway
Coordinates: 64°00′53″N 11°29′43″E / 64.0148°N 11.4954°E / 64.0148; 11.4954Coordinates: 64°00′53″N 11°29′43″E / 64.0148°N 11.4954°E / 64.0148; 11.4954
CountryNorway
Administrative centerSteinkjer
Government
 • County mayorTore O. Sandvik
 • Chairman of CabinetOdd Inge Mjøen
ISO 3166 codeNO-50
RevenueNOK 4,300 million
Employees4,300
Schools32
Pupils17,000
Websitetrondelagfylke.no

Trøndelag County Municipality (Norwegian: Trøndelag fylkeskommune, Southern Sami: Trööndelagen fylhkentjïelte) is the democratically-elected governing administration of Trøndelag county in Norway. The main responsibilities of the county municipality includes the running of 36 upper secondary schools, with 17,000 pupils. It administers thousands of kilometers of county roadways, public transport, dental care, culture, and cultural heritage.

County council[edit]

The county municipality is made up of the county council (fylkesting) which is elected by direct election by all legal residents every fourth year. The next election will be held in 2019. The county council typically has about 30-50 members and it meets about six times a year. They are divided into standing committees and an executive board (fylkesutvalg) which meet considerably more often. Both the council and executive board are led by the County Mayor (fylkesordfører), Tore O. Sandvik.[1]

Trøndelag Fylkestinget 2018–2019
Party Name Name in Norwegian Number of
representatives
 Labour PartyArbeiderpartiet31
 Progress PartyFremskrittspartiet5
 Conservative PartyHøyre12
 Christian Democratic PartyKristelig Folkeparti3
 Green PartyMiljøpartiet De Grønne4
 Pensioners' PartyPensjonistpartiet1
 Red PartyRødt1
 Centre PartySenterpartiet14
 Socialist Left PartySosialistisk Venstreparti4
 Liberal PartyVenstre3
Total number of members:78

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.

Schools[edit]

The county operates 32 upper secondary schools in the county.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trøndelag county council". Trøndelag fylkeskommune. Retrieved 2018-05-08.
  2. ^ "Våre skoler" (in Norwegian). Trøndelag fylkeskommune. Retrieved 2018-05-08.