Troms County Municipality
|Troms County Municipality
Location in Norway
|• County mayor||Knut Werner Hansen|
|ISO 3166 code||NO-19|
Troms County Municipality (Norwegian: Troms fylkeskommune, Northern Sami: Romssa fylkkasuohkan) is the regional governing administration of Troms county in northern Norway. It has its administration in the city of Tromsø. It consists of a 37-member county council and a 5-member county cabinet.
The Troms county council (Norwegian: Fylkestinget) is made up of 37 representatives that are elected every four years. The council most recently elected for the 2011-2015 term. The council essentially acts as a Parliament or legislative body for the county. This council is led by a county mayor (Norwegian: Fylkesordfører), and the council elects 5 members to be in the county cabinet (Norwegian: Fylkesrådet) which carries out the executive functions of the county. The cabinet is led by Willy Ørnebakk.
|Socialist Left Party||2|
|Christian Democratic Party||1|
The county council is led by a county mayor, currently Knut Werner Hansen from the Labour Party. He is serving in this office for the 2011-2015 term. The deputy county mayor is Kristine Bertheussen Killie from the Conservative Party.
- Previous Troms county mayors include
- Knut Werner Hansen (2011-present)
- Terje Olsen (2007-2011)
- Ronald Rindestu (1995-2007)
- Roger Solheim (1993-1994)
- Kirsten Myklevoll (1991-1992)
- Jan Henry T. Olsen (1991)
- Kirsten Myklevoll (1987-1991)
- William Engseth (1983-1987)
- Bjarne Berg-Sæther (1963-1967)
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