Contact

Viljandi Town Government
Linnu 2, 71020, Viljandi, Estonia
Phone: +372 435 4710
viljandi@viljandi.ee

Bank details:
SEB EE021010302005455005
Swedbank EE342200221011977969

Office hours:
M-W 8am - 5pm
Th 8am - 6pm
F 8am - 4pm

 

17th of October 2021, the citizens of Viljandi voted in the local government council elections, and here are the results:

·         The Electoral Coalition Union Hearted in Viljandi won the election with 26,6% of the votes and got 8 seats.

·         The ruling Estonian Reform Party came second with a narrow margin, with 26.4% of the votes, and got 7 seats

·         The Conservative People's Party of Estonia got 16,6% of the votes and 4 seats

·         The Pro Patria Union Party got 13,4% of the votes and 4 seats

·         Estonia 200 Party got 9,6% of the votes and 2 seats

·         The Estonian Centre Party got 7,2% of the votes and 2 seats

The Electoral Coalition Union Hearted in Viljandi, the Estonian Reform Party, and the Estonian Centre Party have formed The Town Council coalition. The Pro Patria Union Party, The Estonia 200 Party and The Conservative People's Party of Estonia are in the opposition.

The coalition parties agreed on the following:

The Electoral Coalition Hearted in Viljandi holds the following posts:

  1. Chairman of the City Council, Mrs Helmen Kütt
  2. Deputy Mayor, Mr Kristjan Mändmaa
  3. 3 members of the Town Government - Mrs Liis Aedmaa, Mr Ditmar Martinson, Mr Marko Suvisild

The Estonian Reform Party holds the following posts:

  1. Mayor, Mr Madis Timpson
  2. Deputy Chairman of the City Council, Mr Peep Aru
  3. Deputy Mayor. Mr Kalvi Märtin
  4. Member of the Town Government, Mr Kert Villems

The Estonian Centre Party holds the following posts:

  1. Member of the Town Government, Mr Karl Õmblus

As before, there are 27 representatives in the Viljandi Town Council, which is the legislative branch of the local government and there are 8 members in the Viljandi Town Government, the executive branch of the local government. 

 

 

Municipality

Population: 17 093 (1st January 2020)

Area: 14,65 km2

Tallinn 161 km; Tartu 81 km; Pärnu 97 km; Riga 245 km; St. Petersburg 393 km; Helsinki 247 km; Stockholm 580 km

Town Government

The 8 member town government is the excecutive body of the municipality. The mayor and two vice-mayors alongside five cabinet members form the government.

Madis Timpson (Reform Party)

Mayor

CV

Kalvi Märtin (Reform Party)

Vice Mayor - planning, development, infrastructure

Kristjan Mändmaa (ECU Hearted in Viljandi)

Vice Mayor - culture, education and social work

 

Town Council

The 27 member town council represents just under 18 000 citizens of Viljandi and is the law-giving body, equivanelt to the parliament on state level.

Viljandi Town Council after the 2021 local elections

Coalition:

Electoral Coalition Union Hearted in Viljandi (8); Reform Party (7); Centre Party (2)

Opposition:

Pro Patria (4); Conservative People's Party of Estonia (4); Estonia 200 Party (2)

Helmen Kütt
(ECU Hearted in Viljandi)

Chairman of the Town Council

Peep Aru (Reform party)

Vice-Chairman of the Town Council