The Poznań City Council is a decision-making and control body of the city. The Council's term lasts for 4 years, starting from the day of election. The Poznań City Council of the 7th term (2014-2018) consists of 37 councillors: Platforma Obywatelska (Civic Platform, 16 seats), Prawo i Sprawiedliwość (Law and Justice, 12 seats), Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej (Democtratic Left Alliance, 5 seats), Poznański Ruch Obywatelski (Poznań Civic Movement, 3 seats) and one independent councillor. The Poznań City Council is led by the chairman, Grzegorz Ganowicz and 3 deputy chairmen.
The Council controls the activity of the Mayor of the City of Poznań, the district organisational units and auxiliary units (district councils) via an audit committee.
The Council's competence include all issues within the area of activity of the district, unless stated otherwise by the law. The City Council elects from among its members permanent committees and ad hoc committees for special purposes, determining its subject matter and personal composition.
The Act on Commune self-government of 8 March 1990 (Journal of Laws No. 16 item 95) defines the status and the catalogue of issues that belong exclusively to the tasks of the city.
Ordinary sessions of the Poznań City Council are held in the City Hall's Session Room.
The City Council is serviced by the City Council Office - contact:
Director Marek Kalemba
Plac Kolegiacki 17, 61-841 Poznań
1st floor, room 110, tel.: (061) 852-41-60, (061) 852-04-94, (061) 8785-308, (061) 8785-312,-fax: (061) 8785-339; Councillors' room: no. 2, tel. (061) 878-56-71, 878-56-72, 878-53-33, fax (061) 878-56-73
* Monday and Thursday - from 8 am to 5 pm
* Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday - from 7.30 am to 3.30 pm