The Vision of the Council
The City council has setup rules such as establishing public participation, good governance, enriching of democratic rules, building of democratic rules and development in order to provide answers to the public questions regarding information and other problems and to make the council to be a model and exemplary of the other equivalent councils.
The City Council is the expression of the City residents sovereignty, so the council ensures the advantages of the dwellers of the City through bringing good governance, creating participatory city-wide rules which bring development and democratic rules, controlling and following the implementation of the rules, and informing the activities and decisions of the Council on time.
Duties and Responsibilities of the city council
vAddis Ababa city council shall enact laws of the city based on the city council’s proclamation no. 361/1995 E.C. article 14
- vIt is the owner of the highest political power in the affairs of the city’s administration
- vIt shall enact laws that do not contradict the federal constitution
- .vIt shall enact city wide policy on affairs which reserved under its authority.
- vIt shall enact rules (regulations) when an authority is given by the house of people’s representatives.
- vIt shall ratify the city’s short & long term economy and social development, plan and fiscal year budget.
- vIt shall levy taxes and duties on revenue sources reserved to the city administration, it shall determine service payment.
- vIt shall elect speaker and deputy speaker of the council and it shall establish office.
- vIt shall elect mayor and deputy mayor.
- vIt shall appoint the city’s cabinet.
- vIt shall establish various executive bodies, judges and developmental organizations.
- vIt shall establish the council’s committees and shall nominate the members.
- vIt shall ratify the quality level of the municipal services and payment service.
- vIt shall subsidize a budget to sub-cities by making decisions on the numbers of the sub-city and kebele council members.
- vIt shall provide decisions by investigating current reports which are presented from the mayor and other bodies who are categorized under it.
- vIt shall investigate international agreements and then ratify based on the federal government’s permission.
vIt shall enact moral codes to the members of the council.
vIt shall make the members of the council take trainings of capacity building.
vIt shall represent the speaker of the city council, to make relation shape with third person.
vIt shall prepare the necessary budget for the council and let implement.
vIt shall address current explanations to residents and other concerned bodies concerning pronouncements.
vIt shall make documents of the council opened for residents.
vIt shall Share experiences with country inside and abroad equivalent councils.
vIt shall administer the city councils employee based on the government lab our code.