New Taipei City Council

Coordinates: 25°1′36.6″N 121°28′16.1″E / 25.026833°N 121.471139°E / 25.026833; 121.471139

New Taipei City Council (Chinese: 新北市議會; pinyin: Xīnběi Shì Yìhuì) is the city council of New Taipei City, Republic of China. It is now composed of 66 councillors,[1] all recently elected on 24 November 2018 in the local elections. Along with the Kaohsiung City Council, the city council is the largest local council in terms of seats.

New Taipei City Council

新北市議會
3rd New Taipei City Council
Type
Type
History
FoundedDecember 25, 2010 (2010-12-25)
Preceded byTaipei County Council
New session started
December 25, 2018 (2018-12-25)
Leadership
Speaker
Chiang Ken-huang   (KMT)
since 26 December 2014
Deputy Speaker
Chen Hung-yuan   (KMT)
since 25 December 2010
Structure
Seats66
New Taipei City Council Diagram.svg
Political groups
  KMT (33)
  DPP (25)
  NPSU (3)
  Independent (5)
Length of term
4 years
Elections
Single non-transferable vote
First election
27 November 2010
Last election
24 November 2018
Meeting place
New Taipei City Council building front view 20171028.jpg
No. 166, Sec. 2, Wenhua Road, Banqiao District, New Taipei City 220, Taiwan
Website
www.ntp.gov.tw
Constitution
Constitution of the Republic of China

HistoryEdit

 
Former building of Taipei County Council

The council was originally established Taipei County Council. On 25 December 2010, it was changed to New Taipei City Council.[2]

OrganizationEdit

  • Meeting Affairs Division
  • General Affairs Division
  • Legal Affairs Office
  • Public Relations Office
  • Information Management Office
  • Administration Office
  • Documentation Office
  • Personnel Office
  • Accounting Office[3]

TransportationEdit

The council is accessible within walking distance South West from Jiangzicui Station of Taipei Metro.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 新北市議會 (1 December 2011). "新北市議會全球資訊網". 新北市議會. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  2. ^ "New Taipei City Council". ntp.gov.tw. Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  3. ^ "New Taipei City Council". ntp.gov.tw. Retrieved 23 August 2014.