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The Standing Committee

Standing Committee desk placement

 As it is not effective to discuss all bills carefully in plenary session, we set up eight Standing Committee according to the jurisdiction station of executive organ of city and examine bill and petition, petition. This is the Standing Committee.
 Member of the Diet belongs to committee of one principle, and there are Chairperson each one and two vice chairpersons in each committee in one year for term of committee.
 The Standing Committee researches, and they carry out various activities about business of station to have jurisdiction over under City Counsil closing for (period except exhibition period).

Standing Committee list


Committee nameThe fixed numberJurisdiction matter
Committee on Policy / General Affairs / Finance 11 people We examine about work such as drafting, adjustment of important policy, basic policy, gender equality of municipal administration administration, base measures, Yokohama City University, administrative reform, crisis control, financial affairs.
International, Committee on Economic Affairs / Port & Harbor 11 people We examine about work such as international policy, invitation of company, management support of medium and small-sized business, employment, employment measures, consumer life, maintenance of the harbor facilities, promotion of port.
Committee on Civic Affairs / Culture & Tourism / Fire 11 people We examine about work such as information disclosure, human rights measure, civic collaboration, administration of a ward support, public information, public hearing, sports promotion, culture promotion, sightseeing interchange, convention, fire prevention, anti-crime program measures, first aid, firefighting.
Committee on Child & Youth / Education 11 people We examine about work such as youth development, nursery school maintenance, child welfare, school education, lifelong learning.
The health welfare, medical committee 11 people We examine about work such as community-based welfare, welfare of persons with disabilities, the elderly person welfare, healthy increase, disease prevention, food hygiene, infectious disease measures, medical policy, community medicine, management of municipal hospital.
Committee on Climate Change Policy / Environmental Planning / Resources & Waste Recycling 11 people We examine about work such as global warming measure, environmental assessment, agriculture promotion, maintenance of park, the sewer, reduction, exploitation of resources of garbage.
Committee on Housing & Architecture / Urban Development / Road & Highway Ten people We examine about work such as development of city planning, adjustment of housing policy, confirmation of building, permission of development, comprehensive transport plan, parking lot measures, maintenance of city area development projects, road and bridge, maintenance of river, traffic safety measures, illegally parked bicycle measures.
Committee on Water Works / Transportation Ten people We examine about work such as securing of water source, quality of the water measures, management of water supply facility, maintenance of water supply facility, maintenance, service management of municipal bus line, construction, service management of municipal subway.


The City Counsil governing board

Governing board desk placement

 The City Counsil governing board is set up as place in coordination with opinion of each denomination, and discussion is performed about various matters in City Counsil administration by representative of each negotiations denomination (more than five position members of the Diet).
 In addition, we perform examination such as bill or petition, petitions such as the regulations about City Counsil. As for the term of committee, the fixed number assumes 16 people in one year; by each chairperson nobody, vice chairperson two negotiations parliamentary group nobody director is.

Governing board list



Special committee

 Special committee is committee set up as needed we examine about discussion case (specific problem of municipal administration determined by decision of City Counsil) or to research.
 Five special committees are set up and perform exchange of opinions between committees, example inspection or witness hearing for the purpose of research of discussion case now in special committee.
 In addition, it is custom every year besides that the budget first, budget second special committee and the financial statements first, financial statements second special committee are installed each to examine original budget and financial statements.

Special committee list


Committee nameThe fixed numberDiscussion case
Special Committee on Metropolitan Administration and Finance System 17 people You plan early realization of big city system, and, for establishment of line fiscal administration corresponding to the actual situation, promote this strongly.
Special Committee on U.S. Military Installations Measures 17 people Plan promotion of the ruins use of U.S. forces facility and early full-scale return.
Reduce disaster damage measures promotion special committee 17 people Thing about promotion of reduce disaster damage and disaster prevention measures.
Sightseeing, creation city, international strategic special committee 18 people Thing about holding of large-scale pulling in customers events such as promotion of MICE, promotion of international container strategy harbor, promotion of international strategic general special ward, culture, art.
Health promotion, sports promotion special committee 17 people As for the long-term care prevention by exercise, it is things about promotion of sports such as health promotion of every generation and large-scale sporting event holding or maintenance of sports related facility.


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