City of Amsterdam
City of Amsterdam is run by the city council
and a college of
The council is the highest authority in the city of Amsterdam
and is responsible for all important decisions. Among other
responsibilities, the council sets the city's annual budget.
There are 45 seats on the council, which are contested by
the various political parties. Council members are elected
every 4 years by residents of the city of Amsterdam.
The city government issues the policy for several issues:
- Public order & safety
- The homeless
- Economic policy
- Sport in Amsterdam
- Cultural policy
To find out more on Amsterdam Municipality,
please visit the City of Amsterdam Online at www.amsterdam.nl.
official site of the city of Amsterdam includes arts,
entertainment, travel, tourism and government
- Amsterdam Housing Information Centre (www.amsterdam.nl
- Amsterdam Tourist Board: +31-(0)900-4004040.
- City Information Center: +31-(0)20-6241111