Organization and politics
Älmhult municipality consists of the Municipal Council assembly, the executive committee and a number of committees and departments.
The Municipal council executive committee
The Municipal council executive committee is appointed by the Municipal council assembly to lead and coordinate the municipal policy development. The Executive committee shall also oversee the efficient work of the other municipal committees. It is also the – in most cases - mandatory drafting committee for the Municipal council assembly.
Elizabeth Peltola (C) 100 percent.
Chair of the Municipal Executive Committee.
Phone: 0476-553 83
Sonja Emilsson (S) 50 percent.
1st Deputy Chair of the Municipal Executive Committee.
Phone: 0476-552 88
Eva Ballovarre (S) 75 percent.
2nd Deputy Chair of the Municipal Executive Committee.
Phone: 0476-551 76
Chief executive officer
The chief executive officer is employed by the municipal council to lead the administrative organization. He is responsible for implementing the decisions of politicians ensuring all functions, duties and powers are properly exercised and overseeing the efficient planning of the council. The chief executive officer is also head of the Administrative services department.