Kitee administration and finances
The highest decision-making body in the City of Kitee is the City Council. The residents of Kitee who are eligible to vote elect the members of the City Council in municipal elections. The City Board is in charge of municipal administration and finances.
In practice, services are produced by city employees under the leadership of the Mayor and the heads of service divisions. The Financial Director is in charge of administrative services, the Director of Education of education and leisure services, and the Technical Director of technical services. The City Management Group consists of the Mayor, the heads of service divisions, and a representative of the personnel.
Social welfare and healthcare services are produced for the city of Kitee by the Joint Municipal Authority for North Karelia Social and Health Services (Siun Sote).
In addition to the City Council and the City Board, the City of Kitee has the following administrative bodies:
- Education and Leisure Committee
- Technical Committee
- Environmental Committee
- Auditing Committee
- Central Election Committee