The highest decision-making organ in Tornio is the City Council which is selected by direct secret vote of the residents for four year terms. It lays down the general operative and financial outlines and decides on the main objectives. The council is a future-oriented strategic director that defines long-term objectives and goals. Tornio City Council has 43 members and an equal number of deputy members.
Centre Party of Finland 18Left Alliance 8National Coalition Party 5Social Democratic Party 5 Pro Tornio 4Green League of Finland 2True Finns 1
The municipal board is responsible for municipal administration and financial management. It prepares matters to be decided by the council, executes the decisions and ensures their legality. The board’s responsibilities are more practical than those of the council.
Tornio City Board has 11 members and an equal number of deputy members
The City of Tornio runs eight committees. They look after duties connected with their own administrative sector.
The City of Tornio is organised into Central Management, Education and cultural services, Social and Health services and Technical Services. The highest decision-making official in the City is the Mayor, who operates at the City Office. The city has over 1300 employees.
Mr. Timo Nousiainen, Mayor, City of Tornio
Tel. +358 500 927 111
timo.nousiainen (at) tornio.fi
Mrs. Marja-Leena Larsson, Administrative Manager, City of Tornio
Tel. +358 50 597 1331
marja-leena.larsson (at) tornio.fi