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Brno City Authorities

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Brno City Assembly

It is the highest body of the city's self-government. The Brno City Assembly is entitled, among other things, to approve the city development program, the city budget and generally binding decrees in matters of independent competence. It elects the mayor, his/her deputies and other members of the Brno City Council from among its members, determines the number of long-term, full-time members of the City Council, establishes and dissolves committees and elects their chairmen and other members, and performs other activities under the Municipalities Act. The Assembly is also entitled to award honorary citizenship of the city and prizes of the city of Brno. Meetings of the Assembly are public, meetings are governed by the Rules of Procedure.

 

Brno City Council

It is the executive body of the City of Brno in the area of independent competence, has 11 members, is made up of the mayor, his/her deputies and other councillors. In the area of delegated competence, it is for the Council to decide only if the law so provides. It issues city regulations, ensures the management of the city according to the approved budget and has the right to approve some budgetary measures. It manages the activities of commissions and the Brno City Municipality in the area of independent competence and assigns them tasks. It appoints and dismisses the heads of departments of the Brno City Municipality. In the exercise of its independent competence, the Brno City Council is responsible to the Brno City Assembly.

 

Members of the Brno City Council

Mayor of Brno: Markéta Vaňková
(SPOLEČNĚ – ODS a TOP 09)

Markéta Vaňková was elected at the inaugural meeting of the Brno City Assembly on 20 October 2022 as the new mayor of Brno for the 2022–2026 parliamentary term. She was born in 1977. In 2000 she successfully completed her studies at the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in Brno and two years later she received the title of JUDr. in the field of Law with a specialization in Civil Law. In 2003 she passed the bar exams. She has been with ODS since 2002, in the same year she became a representative of the Brno-střed city district. Between 2006 and 2010 she worked as a representative of the city of Brno and a member of the council of the Brno-střed city district. For the next four years, she worked as a full-time representative of the Brno-střed city district for legislation and the environment. Between 2016 and 2020 she was a representative of the South Moravian Region. She has been the mayor of Brno since 20 November 2018.

She is responsible for the areas of city budget, international relations, culture, and monument preservation.
Email: vankova(dot)marketa(at)brno(dot)cz

1st Deputy Mayor of Brno: René Černý
(ANO 2011)

He stands in for the mayor when she is not present to execute the full extent of rights and duties of the mayor, and together with the mayor he signs the legal regulations of the City and minutes from the Brno City Assembly and Brno City Council meetings.
He is responsible for the areas of investments and implementation of European funds. 
Email:  cerny(dot)rene(at)brno(dot)cz

2nd Deputy Mayor of Brno: Jaroslav Suchý
(KDU-ČSL + STAN)

Responsible for the areas of environment, water and forest management and agriculture.
Email:  suchy(dot)jaroslav(at)brno(dot)cz

3rd Deputy Mayor of Brno: Robert Kerndl
(SPOLEČNĚ – ODS a TOP 09)

Responsible for the areas of municipal energy and social welfare.
Email: kerndl(dot)robert(at)brno(dot)cz

4th Deputy Mayor of Brno: Karin Podivinská
(ANO 2011)

Responsible for the areas of housing and property management.
Email: podivinska(dot)karin(at)brno(dot)cz

Other members of the Brno City Council

Petr Kratochvíl
(SPOLEČNĚ – ODS a TOP 09)

Responsible for the areas of transportation, and administration of municipal companies.
E-mail: kratochvil(dot)petr(at)brno(dot)cz

Tomáš Aberl
(SPOLEČNĚ – ODS a TOP 09)

Responsible for the areas of sports and IT.
E-mail: aberl(dot)tomas(at)brno(dot)cz

Petr Bořecký
(ANO 2011)

Responsible for the area of spatial planning. 
E-mail: borecky(dot)petr(at)brno(dot)cz

Jiří Oliva
(ČSSD)

Responsible for the area of property.
E-mail: oliva(dot)jiri(at)brno(dot)cz

Irena Matonohová
(KDU-ČSL + STAN)

Responsible for the area of education.
E-mail: matonohova(dot)irena(at)brno(dot)cz

Filip Chvátal 
(KDU-ČSL + STAN)

Responsible for the areas of participatory budget, barrier-free city, Healthy City, and family policy.
E-mail: chvatal(dot)filip(at)brno(dot)cz

 

Political parties

SPOLEČNĚ – ODS a TOP 09: TOGETHER – Civic Democrats and TOP 09
ANO 2011: Action of Dissatisfied Citizens 2011
KDU-ČSL + STAN: Christian Democratic Union – Czech People’s Party + Mayors and Independents
ČSSD: Czech Social Democrats

 

Full-time assembly members

Kateřina Jarošová – full-time Member of the Assembly for marketing and PR; e-mail: jarosova(dot)katerina(at)brno(dot)cz

Anna Putnová – full-time Member of the Assembly for innovations and cooperation with research organizations; e-mail: putnova(dot)anna(at)brno(dot)cz

Martin Příborský – full-time Member of the Assembly for strategic development, metropolitan cooperation, and ITI; e-mail: priborsky(dot)martin(at)brno(dot)cz

Tomáš Skřička – Chairman of the Brno City Assembly Control Committee; e-mail: skricka(dot)tomas(at)brno(dot)cz