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Committee (from May 17, 2011 to May 31, 2012)

Last update date March 18, 2019

In committee, there is special committee where it is installed in as needed because the Standing Committee performing examination of referred bill and petition, the City Counsil governing board to discuss about administration methods of assembly technically, investigation of identification in question examine from plenary session.

Committee activity summary

The Standing Committee desk placement

As it is not effective to discuss all bills carefully in plenary session, we are divided into some specialized committees and examine bill and petition, petition. This is the Standing Committee.
In City Counsil, eight Standing Committee is established according to the jurisdiction station of executive organ of city, and all members of the Diet become committee member of committee of one either. There are one Chairperson at each and vice chairperson two in each committee in one year for term of committee member.
The Standing Committee researches, and they carry out various activities about business of station to have jurisdiction over during City Counsil closing.

The Standing Committee list
Committee nameThe fixed numberJurisdiction matter
Committee on Policy / General Affairs / Finance11 peopleWe examine about work such as planning, adjustment of important policy, basic policy, international policy of municipal administration administration, base measures, compilation of the budget, administrative reform.
Committee on Civic Affairs / Culture & Tourism / Fire11 peopleWe get jobs such as information disclosure, human rights measure, gender equality, civic collaboration, the administration of a ward support, public information, public hearing, sports promotion, culture promotion, sightseeing interchange, convention, crisis management, fire prevention, anti-crime program measures, first aid, firefighting and examine.
Committee on Economic Affairs / Port & Harbor11 peopleWe examine about job such as 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 Child & Youth / Education11 peopleWe examine about work such as youth development, nursery school maintenance, child welfare, school education, lifelong learning.
Committee on Health & Social Welfare / Hospital Administration11 peopleWe examine about work such as community-based welfare, welfare of persons with disabilities, welfare for the elderly, disease prevention, community medicine, food hygiene, infectious disease measures, management of municipal hospital.
Committee on Climate Change Policy / Environmental Planning / Resources & Waste Recycling11 peopleWe 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 & HighwayTen peopleWe get jobs such as development of city planning, adjustment of housing policy, confirmation of building, permission of development, comprehensive transport plan, parking lot measures, maintenance of urban development business, road and bridge, maintenance of river, road safety measures, illegally parked bicycle measures and examine.
Committee on Water Works / TransportationTen peopleWe get jobs such as securing of water source, the 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 and examine.

The governing board desk placement

The City Counsil governing board is established as place in coordination with opinion of each denomination, and it is talked with about various problems in City Counsil administration by representative of each negotiations denomination (more than five belonging 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 fixed number, there are 16 people, by one chairperson, each two vice chairpersons negotiations denomination one director is.

In committee set up as needed, seven special committees are set up currently special committee examines about discussion case (specific problem of municipal administration determined by decision of City Counsil) or to research.
In six special committees, we are doing municipal administration problem based on each discussion case or more important matter with research theme during committee member term and gather up proposal or opinion as committee about the theme.

Investigation about establishment of "the Yokohama City Council basics regulations" considers to make the ways of activity and assembly activity as councilor clear in one staying special committee. In this way, we plan more promotion for voluntary autonomy-like reform of City Counsil.
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 System15 peopleWe plan early realization of big city system, and, for establishment of tax fiscal administration corresponding to the actual situation, investigation of basic matter about administrative and financial reform coping with promoting this strongly and change in the times and designated manager, incorporated administrative agency, affiliated organization consider.
Special Committee on U.S. Military Installations Measures14 peoplePlan promotion of return of the U.S. forces facility in Motoichi and the ruins use.
Special Committee on Urban Safety & Security15 peopleYou strengthen medical enhancement and the preparation to disasters such as health promotion and fire, heavy rain, earthquake to keep civic life, and plan promotion of security/safety of civic life including child and elderly person including the making of strong city for disaster.
Special Committee on Revitalization of Yokohama's Economy14 peopleYou create invitations such as companies, founding, venture support and new industry and push forward growth, development of the city company and plan promotion of maintenance and urban agriculture of the employment environment again, and plan promotion of activation measure of regional economy to support civic life.
Special Committee on International & Cultural City14 peopleWe push forward interchange with overseas cities, invitation of international conference and world contribution and send charm that seems to be Yokohama to the world as culture art creation city, and various people plan promotion of internationally sex rich multicultural commensal town development to interchange.
Special Committee on Yokohama Regional Planning14 peoplePlan promotion of general town development activation measure including enhancement of seaside part around port becoming vitalizer of Yokohama and living environment and traffic network which are individual, and are familiar toward town development utilizing attractive area resources and balance development that there is of Yokohama of the downtown area.
Special Investigation Committee on Establishing Yokohama City Council Fundamental Ordinance12 peopleInvestigation about establishment of the Yokohama City Council basics regulations consider to make the ways of activity and assembly activity as councilor clear in raising legislation function of City Counsil because City Counsil shows the role toward solution to problems to affect municipal administration more, and promoting voluntary autonomy-like reform of City Counsil still more.

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