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Committee (from May 31, 2012 to May 14, 2013)

Last update date March 18, 2019

The Standing Committee / The City Counsil governing board / Special committee

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, Yokohama City University, finance, crisis management, 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, 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, six 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 special committee, we perform exchange of opinions between committee members, example inspection or witness hearing.

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 peopleYou 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 Measures15 peoplePlan promotion of the ruins use of the U.S. forces facility and early full-scale return.
Investigation special committee about the new city hall14 peopleInvestigation of problems to affect maintenance of the new city hall including activation of Kannai, Kangai-District and assembly function consider.
Reduce disaster damage measures promotion special committee14 peopleThing about promotion of reduce disaster damage and disaster prevention measures.
Community development special committee which prevents isolation14 peopleThing about imminent connection and promotion of community development preventing social isolation by assisting.
Sightseeing, creation city, international strategic special committee14 peopleThing 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.
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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