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Urban policy

City council, committees and district councils

The City Council consists of 42 City Council members and the Lord Mayor. The City Council members are elected by the citizens of the city for a term of five years, with the current term beginning in June 2019 and ending in May 2024.

City Council meetings are usually held once a month on Wednesdays from 5:30 pm and, if required, on Thursdays from 6:00 pm in the town hall meeting room. Question time for residents is part of the town council meeting.

All important information on the meetings of the City Council and its committees can be found in the Council infomanagement.

You can view past meetings again in ourYou can view past meetings again in our Media library.

Here you will find an overview of the Scheduling 2024 of the City Council of the City of Gera and its committees as well as the  Scheduling 2024 of the local district councils.

All information about the district councils is available here.

Distribution of seats in the city council

FactionRoom PhoneE-Mail
AfD1060365 838-1580afd-fraktion@gera.de
DIE LINKE.1020365 838-1530die-linke-fraktion@gera.de
CDU1040365 838-1520cdu-fraktion@gera.de
Bürgerschaft FÜR GERA1030365 838-1550Buergerschaft-FUERGERA-Fraktion@gera.de
Bündnis 90/Die Grünen1100365 838-1560gruene-fraktion@gera.de
SPD1100365 838-1540spd-fraktion@gera.de
Die Liberalen1090365 838-1510die-liberalen@gera.de

Question time for residents

In accordance with Section 22 Main statutes of the city of Gera , residents of Gera and representatives of citizens' initiatives and associations have the opportunity to ask questions of the city administration and councillors at every Gera City Council meeting.

The condition is that the issues relate directly to the concerns of the City of Gera. Each questioner can submit two questions from residents; the question should not contain more than three sub-questions. The question can be submitted in writing in advance or presented orally on the day of the City Council meeting. The Lord Mayor decides after consultation whether the question will be answered orally during the City Council meeting or in writing afterwards.

The questions and their answers can be found in the following documents.