In addition to the City Council and the City Board the city organs include committees, boards, as well as their sections and commissions.
There are 12 boards and 2 public unity committees in Turku.
The City Council, with its 67 City Councillors, has the highest power of decision in the City of Turku. The City Councillors and their deputies are elected once every four years in municipal elections.
The City Board is responsible for the City’s administration and management of finances. It also implements the decisions made by the City Council. The City Board has 13 members selected by the City Council.