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Assignments :


  • The College is the executive organ of the municipal authority.
  • It consists of a Burgomaster and three Aldermen.
    They constitute the Municipal « Government ».
  • Each alderman has several executive responsibilities relating to an assigned portfolio area such as education, tourism, youth, sports and so on.
  • The Burgomaster and the Aldermen regularly meet, on average once a week and decide on ways to carry out the Municipal Council decisions.
  • The College of Burgomaster and Aldermen is named after the collegial structure of the board.
    In Hotton they generally meet on Wednesdays.
  • The Burgomaster chairs over the Municipal Council and the Municipal College. He/she is appointed by the King but he/she is nominated by the Municipal Council.
  • He/she sits in the local police board and, generally speaking, he/she is responsible for security in the municipal jurisdiction.

As a Government representative, the Burgomaster is therefore responsible for law enforcement in the municipality.

Documents :
Local democracy code reform (summary)
Policy note of the town of Hotton

Address :
Collège des Bourgmestre et Echevins
Administration communale
Rue des Ecoles, 50
6990 Hotton

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