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Administrative Services

Administrative Services safeguard the correct and correctly timed information on the central, financial and human resources administration of the municipality for the citizens and persons in positions of trust as well as to the areas of responsibility and the authorities. It also produces developing services for trade, tourism, and countryside. The countryside services have been transferred to the co-operation district of Ylä-Kainuu from Jan 1, 2012, with Puolanka as the head municipality.
Kunnantalo A-stairs, 2nd floor, Municipal Building

Administrative Manager Aila Virtanen, tel. +358 (0)44 588 9330
Administrative Secretary Anna Tolonen, tel. +358 (0)44 777 3342
Office Secretary Maija Kyllönen, tel. +358 (0)44 777 3125

Culture and Education

The task of the Culture and Education Services is to safeguard the raising of the quality of life and level of information of the inhabitants of the municipality by creating versatile possibilities for education and conditions for leisure time activities and recreation, as well as encouraging people to life-long self improvement ,with an active, self-directed person as the target. The Board of Culture and Education embraces the following services early education, basic education, civic institute, basic education of art, library, culture, sport and youth services.

Kunnantalo B-stairs, 2nd floor, Municipal Building

Manager of Culture and Education Sirpa Mikkonen, tel. +358 (0)44 523 4020
Office Secretary Irene Mäkeläinen, tel. +358 (0)44 777 3223

Technical Services

The main purpose of the Technical Services is to offer the people of Suomussalmi a functional, safe and cosy operating environment, the premises needed by the service production and businesses, and economically and effectively produced services taking the environmental values into consideration. The municipality of Suomussalmi offers a functional and safe traffic network, covering the needs of the citizens, a cosy environment, high-quality premises required by the operations of the municipality and businesses, and food, water and heating services, produced economically and taking environmental values into consideration.

Kunnantalo B-stairs, 1st floor, Municipal Building

Technical Manager Antti Westersund, tel. +358 (0)44 028 4001
Office Secretary Hannastiina Piikivi, tel. +358 (0)44 777 3327

Composition of the Organs

Municipal Council

35 members.
The council selects a Chairperson and two Vice Chairpersons from among the members.

Municipal Executive Board

11 members.
Each member has a personal substitute.
The executive board selects a Chairperson as well as the First and the Second Vice Chairpersons from among its members.

Board of Culture and Education, Technology Board, and Environmental Board

11 members.
Each member has a personal substitute.
The Municipal Council selects the Chairperson and a Vice Chairperson from among the chosen members.

Inspection Board

5 members.
All organs are chosen for the duration of the term of the Municipal Council.
The term of office of the Municipal Executive Board is two years.

Municipal Manager Asta Tolonen

PL 40
tel. +358 (0)8 61 555 520
mobile phone +358 (0)44 777 3344
fax +358 (0)8 61 555 532

Office Secretary, Municipal Manager’s Secretary
Maija Kyllönen
tel. +358 (0)8 61 555 527
mobile phone +358 (0)44 777 3125
fax. +358 (0)8 61 555 532

e-mail address in the following form: firstname.surname@suomussalmi.fi (in case there are scandic characters in the name, the dots over ö or ä are left out)