Trøndelag County Municipality

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Trøndelag County Municipality
Trøndelag fylkeskommune
Trööndelagen fylhkentjïelte
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Location in Norway
Coordinates: 64°00′53″N11°29′43″E / 64.0148°N 11.4954°E / 64.0148; 11.4954 Coordinates: 64°00′53″N11°29′43″E / 64.0148°N 11.4954°E / 64.0148; 11.4954
Country Norway
Administrative center Steinkjer
Government
  County mayor Tore O. Sandvik
   Chairman of Cabinet Odd Inge Mjøen
ISO 3166 code NO-50
Revenue 4,300 million kr
Employees4,300
Schools32
Pupils17,000
Website trondelagfylke.no
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Trøndelag County Council Composition

Trøndelag County Municipality (Norwegian : Trøndelag fylkeskommune or Southern Sami : Trööndelagen fylhkentjïelte) is the democratically elected regional governing administration of Trøndelag county in Norway. The main responsibilities of the county municipality includes the running of 36 upper secondary schools, with 17,000 pupils. It administers thousands of kilometers of county roadways, public transport, dental care, culture, and cultural heritage.

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County government

The Trøndelag county council (Norwegian : Fylkestinget) is made up of 59 representatives that are elected every four years. The council essentially acts as a Parliament or legislative body for the county and it meets about six times each year. The council is divided into standing committees and an executive board (fylkesutvalg) which meet considerably more often. Both the council and executive board are led by the County Mayor (fylkesordfører).

County council

The party breakdown of the council is as follows:

Trøndelag Fylkestinget 20202024 [1]   
Party Name (in Norwegian)Number of
representatives
  Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)18
  Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)3
  Green Party (Miljøpartiet De Grønne)4
  Conservative Party (Høyre)8
  Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)1
  Pensioners' Party (Pensjonistpartiet)1
  Red Party (Rødt)3
  Centre Party (Senterpartiet)13
  Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)4
  Liberal Party (Venstre)2
Total number of members:59
Trøndelag Fylkestinget 20182019 [1]   
Party Name (in Norwegian)Number of
representatives
  Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)31
  Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)5
  Green Party (Miljøpartiet De Grønne)4
  Conservative Party (Høyre)12
  Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)3
  Pensioners' Party (Pensjonistpartiet)1
  Red Party (Rødt)1
  Centre Party (Senterpartiet)14
  Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)4
  Liberal Party (Venstre)3
Total number of members:78

Transport

Public transport in the county are operated on public service obligation contracts from the county municipality via the transportation authority company AtB AS (meaning A to B), and operations are performed by Boreal Buss, Nettbuss, Tide Buss and TrønderBilene (buses), Boreal Bane (tram), and Fosen Trafikklag and Kystekspressen (passenger ferries). County road are operated by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, though managed by the county municipality.

Schools

The county operates 32 upper secondary schools in the county. [2]

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References

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  2. "Våre skoler" (in Norwegian). Trøndelag fylkeskommune. Retrieved 8 May 2018.