City of Jyväskylä continues to tackle coronavirus testing backlog
Jyväskylä’s coronavirus testing service has been overwhelmed with demand,
Schools will then arrange the delivery of food and let families know where and when they can pick up their food bags.
The task is huge since there are nearly 18,000 over-70-year-olds in Jyväskylä and only a good 2,000 of them are using the City’s services.
The document will set out a number of alternative scenarios for re-thinking the way the city’s cultural services are run and proposes an action pla
In the City Council meeting on 28 October
Mayor Timo Koivisto presented the draft budget 2020.
The companies participating in the visit were Prosolve Oy, RamonEdge Oy, Export Maker Oy, Arctic Machine Oy, Jyväskylä Educational Consortium Gradi
The Fifty-sixty crowdfunding experiment is a new participatory funding model that the City of Jyväskylä offers through the Mesenaatti.me website for the use of the residents. The people in Jyväskylä can come up with ideas for projects that they want to start with crowdfunding. The projects can get the City of Jyväskylä as one of their financiers.
The Jyväskylä City organisation consists of the following four divisions:
- City Administration
- Social and Health Services
- Education, Culture and Sports
- Urban Planning and City Infrastructure
This page is a summary of information about the various grants the City of Jyväskylä may offer. More specific information about application criteria, application instructions and exact application periods may be found at the respective administrative branch’s own grant pages.
The City of Jyväskylä serves inhabitants at several customer service points as well as online. Personal advice and instructions are available at the customer service points. On our website you can find answers to many questions you may have about our services, and through our electronic systems you may take advantage of our services independently.
All research projects, surveys and thesis projects on the City of Jyväskylä organization require a research permit. The permit must be applied for by the person responsible for the research project. The arrangements for a research / thesis project must be made beforehand with the agreement of the city unit that is the subject of the research.
The city registry office is located on the ground floor of the City Hall at Vapaudenkatu 32. The registry office is tasked with registering the city’s administrative decision-making documents at every procedural stage. The procedural steps of both matters in progress and decisions already concluded may be inquired after at the registry office.
City of Jyväskylä’s development platforms
Kangas is a new, ecological district near Jyväskylä city centre. The old paper mill area will turn to a home to 5 000 inhabitants and 2 100 new jobs. A number of businesses and residents have already moved into the area.
Hippos2020 - A sports and wellness centre, Finland's largest hub for sports, exercise and professional athletics. Of the EUR 220-250 million investment, nearly 90% is covered by private investors.
Principles for processing personal data
The City of Jyväskylä only collects personal data for certain legal purposes. Customers have the right to know how and for what purpose their personal data is processed.
What personal data does the City of Jyväskylä collect?
Identifying data (name and personal identity code) is needed to identify the recipient of a service, an invoice or a communication. In some services, also other identifying data may be need, such as the property identifier or the car registration number.
Civic organisations offer you a channel through which you can participate in, contribute to and take care of your community. In addition, however, voluntary work can be done even if you do not belong to any association. The City of Jyväskylä cooperates with the associations and supports them by awarding grants and by providing affordable facilities.
City of Jyväskylä organizes public meetings over coffee between residents, officeholders and municipal decision-makers. Discussion meetings between residents, officers and municipal decision-makers have been organized since 2018 in diffrent parts of the city. Topics of the discussion have varied from sport facilities to safety and to use of premises having some 20-60 participants in each meetings.
More information on participation
Jukka Laukkanen, Senior Advisor/ Participation
mobile +358 40 5758260, jukka.laukkanen[at]jyvaskyla.fi
Sari Välimäki, Well-being Coordinator
tel. +358 14 266 7739, sari.valimaki[at]jyvaskyla.fi
Hanna Tenhunen, Participation Coordinator
mobile +358 50 311 8980, hanna.tenhunen[at]jyvaskyla.fi
Satu Altén, Participation Coordinator
mobile +358 50 327 3144, satu.alten[at]jyvaskyla.fi
Hilda Hakkarainen, Participation Coordinator
mobile + 358 50 530 8698, hilda.hakkarainen[at]jyvaskyla.fi
As a resident of Jyväskylä, you have many methods of influencing the operations and decision-making of the municipality. You can make your influence felt through official channels or join different participation arenas and citizen activities.
Activities in residential areas aim to strengthen the well-being of residents and enable residents to participate in the development of their own residential area. Inclusive approach based on cooperation and equal interaction is applied.
City organizes events on residential areas around the city in order to enhance dialog between citizens, elected representatives and the administration of the city. During these events a broad spectrum of services are discussed, from water supply to elderly care, according to the interests of the area.
A council, elected by city residents, has the supreme decision-making authority in the City of Jyväskylä. The municipal election takes place every fourth year.
The meetings of the City Council are recorded on video and broadcast on the Web. Videos are available for viewing on the website.
The City Council appoints the City Board which manages the city administration, prepares the matters to be processed by the City Council, ensures that the City Council's decisions are enforced; oversees the city's interests and represents the city.
Vapari offers advice and guidance to people seeking volunteering opportunities in Jyväskylä. We work to raise the profile and standards of volunteering in our local area.
What we do: