Committees 2012 - 2016

Pursuant to the Municipalities Law and the Streets and Buildings Law, the Municipal Council may, from amongst its members or other persons, constitute Committees considered relevant for the study of matters within their jurisdiction and for submitting recommendations to the Municipal Council.

Administrative Committee

Pursuant to Article 44 of the Municipalities Law the Municipal Council appoints the "Administrative Committee" from among its members, with its responsibilities defined in Article 47 of the Law.

The Administrative Committee is the most important Committee of the Municipality, in which only members of the Municipal Council participate and the Chairman of which is the Mayor and in his absence the Deputy Mayor.

In municipalities such as the Deryneia Municipality, where the number of members of the Municipal Council shall not exceed ten (10), the Administrative Committee is constituted by all members of the Municipal Council.

Other Committees

Pursuant to Article 45 of the Municipalities Law the Municipal Council constitutes various Committees from among its members or other persons.

The Municipal Council appointed the following Committees which preside and involved members of the Municipal Council and other entities.

Culture Committee

The Committee is chaired by the Municipal Councilor Mrs Niki Steka-Artemi and members are the Councilor Mrs Annita Lili and others.

Committee on Youth and Sports

The Committee is chaired by the Councilor Mr Lucas Polycarpou and the members are the Councilors Mrs Niki Steka-Artemi and Mr Christos Ttofias as well as others.

The Refugee Committee

The Committee is chaired by the Municipal Councilor Mr Andreas Gregoriou, a refugee from Kato Deryneia, and the members  are the Deputy Mayor Mr. Nikos Lily, the Councilors Mr Nikos Michael, Mrs Annita Lili and Mr Lucas Polycarpou as well as others, including refugees from the occupied Kato Deryneia.

The Social Welfare and Provision Committee

The Committee is chaired by the Municipal Councilor Mrs Annita Lili and the members are the Councilors Mrs Niki Steka-Artemis, Mr Christos Ttofias and others.

The Environmental Protection and Cleaning Committe

The Committee is chaired by the Councilor Mr Christos Ttofias and members are the Councilors Mrs Annita Lili, Mrs Niki Steka-Artemi and others.

The Development and Entrepreneurship Committee

The Committee is chaired by the Mayor, Mr. Andros C. Karagiannis, and the members are all the members of the Municipal Council as well as other individuals.

Executive committee

The Executive Committee is constituted pursuant to the the Streets and Buildings Law and consists of three members. The president is the Councilor Mr Nikos Michael and the members are the Deputy Mayor Mr Nikos Lily and the Councilor Mrs Panagiota Paraskeva.

Representation at General Assemblies of the Union of Cyprus Municipalities

According to Article 4 of the Constitution of the Union of Cyprus Municipalities, our Municipality is represented in the General Assemblies of the Union of Municipalities with two representatives, the Mayor and a Municipal Counselor who is appointed by the Municipal Council. The Municipal Council of our Municipality appointed the Municipal Counselor  Mr Christos Ttofias.

School Board Deryneia

According to Article 4 (2) (a) of the School Board Laws 1997-2011 the School Board regarding the municipality comprises 11 members, of which 7 are appointed by elections and the other 4 members are appointed by the Municipal Council from among its members.

The Municipal Council unanimously appointed Mrs Annita Lili, Mrs Panagiota Paraskeva, Mr Nikos Michael and Mr Christos Ttofias as representatives of the School Board.