Decision making body: City Council
The city council is the highest decisionmaking organ of the City of Vantaa. The council is responsible for deciding on the city’s strategy, operations and finances. In addition, the council promotes the residents’ direct participation in the city’s operations and decisionmaking. The members of the city council and their deputies are selected at municipal elections that take place at four-year intervals.
Vantaa City Council decided: Vantaa to build the light rail
Vantaa City Council decided in its meeting on May 22 on building Vantaa’s first light rail. Building the light rail can begin in the fall of 2024, and traffic is estimated to begin in 2029.
City Council approves the plan for the Vaakapuisto area
On 24 April 2023, Vantaa City Council approved the plan for the Vaakapuisto park areas. The Vaakapuisto park areas will mainly be turned into block areas for residential houses. The buildings will protect the yards and detached house plots located on the southern side from the road noise of
City Council approves plot acquisition for new health and wellbeing centre and Vantaa light rail alterations to local detailed plans
On 27 March 2023, the City Council approved the alterations to the local detailed plans.
A hotel and tavern in Vantaankosken mylly, and a broader fishway
Vantaa City Council ratified in its meeting on February 27 Vantaankosken mylly and Hämeenkylä alterations to local detailed plans. The local detailed plan for Kivistö event arena was returned to preparation to supplement defective traffic analyses.
City Council assembled for its first meeting of the year
Vantaa City Council had its first meeting in 2023 on January 30. The meeting ratified the alteration to the local detailed plan for Viertola city block of high-rise residential buildings as well as designating an unbuilt industrial lot in Hakkila as overall development of the area.
Vantaa's new Master Plan enters into force
Vantaa City Executive Board held its last meeting of the year on 19 December. The City Executive Board approved the location of the new wellbeing centre for the Vantaa and Kerava wellbeing services county on the Kielotie 13 plot in Tikkurila and the development principles for the Jokiniemi learning
City council ratified Vantaa's 2023 budget: Growth investments to continue, further investments into children and the young, personnel, and school meals
Vantaa City Council discussed and ratified, in its meeting on November 14, the 2023 budget and financial plan for 2023-2026. In addition, the meeting approved the alterations to local detailed plans concerning Hakunila, Tikkurila, Koivuhaka, Myyrmäki, and Kivistö. The meeting also discussed the
14.11.2022 City Council
City council meeting 14.11.2022 14:00
Guidelines for land-use and housing policy were updated and changes in appropriations were decided on
Vantaa city council decided in its meeting on October 10, 2022, on the guidelines for the city's land-use and housing policy as part of the new council’s strategy.