Roles of the council
Right of Resolution
- The council, as a representative organ of resident, is the highest legislative organ that determines the agenda of a local government.
Resolution affairs of Local Self-government Law(Article 39, Paragraph 1)
- Enactment, revision and abolition of ordinance
- Review and confirmation of budget plan
- Approval of settlement
- Imposition and collection of charge, fee, share of expense, local tax and entrance fee except for the items specified in the laws
- Installation and operation of funds regulated by Presidential decree
- Acquisition and disposition of properties regulated by Presidential decree
- Installation, management and disposition of public facilities
- Obligatory matter or waive of the things regulated by the laws and ordinance
- Reception and process of petition
- Cooperation and exchange with respect to fore ing local government
- Affairs relating to the given rights by means of other status and ordinances
Right of supervising administration
- The council supervises and monitors whether the execution organization reasonably plan the budget, and legally and reasonably enforce the budget, whether the execution organization impose unnecessary taxes on the resident and whether the administrative affairs are performed for improving the local society and the welfare system, and asks the execution organization to correct any unreasonable practices.
- Administrative auditing shall be annually performed, for a period not longer than 7 days during the second regular session, for the general affairs of the local government,
- Administrative inspection may be requested by resolution of the general assembly whenever necessary.
- A Petition means a system that a resident submits a petition regarding suggestions or improvement with the introduction of a member of the council, in writing.
- An affairs of petition includes relief, punishment of unreasonable officer, revision and abolition of ordinance, management of public facilities, other affairs belonging to rights of local government except for violation against laws, affairs containing or relating with a judgement, and defilement of national organization.
- The application needs applicant's name and address, undersigned and signatured while it should specify the purpose and reason of it; if necessary, it may append the statement of opinion from a member who introduces it.
- When a petition is received, the general assembly examines any matter by the review and resolution. The council sends the petition to a chairperson of a pertaining local government with the letter of opinion. The chairperson processes the petition and immediately report the results to the council. The council should report the results to the applicant.
Suffrage & Right of Autonomy
- The council has suffrage and the right of the council that autonomously acts without any interference from outside organizations including the government.