Democracy has always been valued ever since the Republic of China was first established. It was not until Taiwan was out of the control of Japan, and in order to carry out true democracy as well as fulfilling the local construction needs, city and county councils were established. The Chia-yi City Council is the highest people’s organization in Chia-yi City. After passing five terms since 1982,it stepped into the sixth term on Mar. first of 2002.
To adhere to the principles of serving people, elevating citizen’s interests, we diligently do the best to our abilities to reflect the needs of the city residents and to supervise the operation of the city government. We want to honor the voices of people in this city and promote the city’s prosperity. This special publication is prepared to help the city residents and others understand the functions and operations of the council.