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City government Amsterdam

The city's systems and policies are created and maintained through dualistic co-operation between the City Council and Mayor & College of Alderpersons, strongly linked to the voice of the people. This section contains information on how the City Government works, the make-up of the current council and profiles of the mayor and alderpersons.

Amsterdam government, Mayor and College of Alderpersons

Amsterdam, a European capital

Amsterdam's city council is dedicated to setting the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area more prominently on the European stage, motivated by a belief in Euro...

Acting Mayor of Amsterdam

Jozias van Aartsen became Amsterdam's acting mayor in December 2017. He is expected to remain in the post until just before the City Council's summer ...