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Secrétariat général (General Secretariat)

As part of the measures introduced due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, visits to the Secrétariat général (General Secretariat) are by appointment only. More information

The Secrétariat général (General Secretariat) has a staff of 30 people. It is primarily tasked with:

  • handling all mail addressed to the college of aldermen and the municipal council;
  • coordinating files to submit for assessment by the college of aldermen and the municipal council;
  • ensuring the general coordination of activities across all municipal departments;
  • providing assistance to the college of aldermen in performing its duties;
  • establishing agendas for the municipal council and the college of aldermen;
  • organising the sessions of the municipal council, the college of aldermen, and the consulting committees;
  • maintaining the registers of the municipal council and college of aldermen;
  • drafting and updating municipal regulations;
  • protocol matters;
  • managing the late-night opening of drinking establishments for special events.

The Département Achats en commun (Joint Procurement Department), located on the lower ground floor (level -1) of Luxembourg City Hall, is in charge of:

  • the purchase, management and distribution of office furniture and equipment required for the daily tasks of the central administration departments;
  • dispatching mail for the central administration;
  • organising receptions in accordance with protocol;
  • providing the necessary presentation equipment at the conference rooms in Luxembourg City Hall, which can be reserved in advance through its reception desk;
  • monitoring lotteries authorised by the college of aldermen.

Coalition Agreement for 2017–2023

The DP and CSV members of the college of aldermen have signed a coalition agreement in which they agree to focus on the following six key priorities for 2017–20...

College of aldermen: mission statement

Document in 13 sections providing detailed information on the priorities to be addressed by the college of aldermen over the 2017–2023 term.

Late-night opening hours

Individual exemptions from the regular opening times of drinking establishments may be granted on request.

Luxembourg City's representatives in syndicates and public institutions

Social welfare office, Office social, SEBES, SICEC, SIDOR, SYVICOL, RGTP, CHL and Klimabündnis

Meeting of the municipal council of 12 June 2020

Vulnerable people and remote working – Development of Place de la Constitution – Social housing and the Service Logement – Tramsschapp underground car park – Tw...

Meeting of the municipal council of 14 December 2018

Inclusion of Rue Jules Fischer, Rue Nic. Martha and Bvd Kaltreis in the 30 km/h zone of the Bonnevoie-Sud district, and traffic and parking concept in the area ...

Meeting of the municipal council of 16 December 2019

Social housing – Neighbours' Day – "Vous êtes ici" indicator on the network maps displayed at bus stops – Data regarding the length of stay in the City's paid c...

Meeting of the municipal council of 16 July 2021

Flooding on 14 and 15 July 2021 - Surface covering of the playground at the school on Rue Gellé

Meeting of the municipal council of 18 November 2019

"Wanteraktioun" and emergency shelters – Venue for athletics events following the demolition of the Josy Barthel Stadium and construction of the "Wunnquartier S...

Meeting of the municipal council of 19 November 2018

Marriage ceremonies in places other than City Hall - Sanitary facilities in Merl Park and in the playgrounds and parks of Luxembourg City - Rue Henri Vannérus c...

Meeting of the municipal council of 27 January 2020

Dog poo in public spaces – Legal framework applicable to begging – Dry-stone walls – Covered bicycle parking facilities – Pedestrian crossing lights in Luxembou...

Meeting of the municipal council of 3 December 2018

Introduction of the new self-driving shuttle service linking the Pfaffenthal elevator and the Kirchberg funicular elevator – Fire that broke out on 14 September...

Meeting of the municipal council of 6 July 2020

Activities of the Service Sports this summer – Catering in municipal foyers scolaires – Accessibility of parking spaces for persons with reduced mobility – Remo...

Meeting of the municipal council of 7 May 2018

Traffic in Gasperich, snow removal and salting, children's homework assistance program, pilot project for gifted children, deliveries and the heavy vehicle traf...

Meeting of the municipal council of 7 October 2019

Fire in Rousegäertchen car park – Fault at the Beggen treatment plant – Closure of the post office in Bonnevoie – Dogs in Luxembourg City – Sponsoring the city'...

Meeting of the municipal council of 8 July 2019

Interest in participating in MinettKompost - Cents-Kirchberg pedestrian bridge - Parking guidance system - Footpath to access the St George's School in Hamm - R...

Meeting of the municipal council of 9 December 2019

Community gardens – Energy-efficiency upgrade of municipal buildings – Floor of Saint Alphonse church – Compensation and support for traders affected by the tra...

Meeting of the municipal council of 9 July 2018

Plans for the old Gare police station in Rue Glesener – Future development of Kirchberg – Participatory housing – Ecole du Kiem – Foyer Scolaire on Rue Verte, C...

Meeting of the Municipal Council on 29 January 2018

Installation of concrete blocks; Safety measures - Traffic and parking problems in Rue Pierre d'Aspelt - Automobile traffic in Eicherfeld - Risk of flooding and...

Meetings of the municipal council

Dates of upcoming meetings, live streams and minutes

Les membres du conseil communal


Since 1 January 1964, the number of members serving on Luxembourg City’s municipal council has been set at 27.

Les membres du collège échevinal 2019


Lydie Polfer, Serge Wilmes, Simone Beissel, Patrick Goldschmidt, Colette Mart, Laurent Mosar and Maurice Bauer.

Les membres du conseil communal

Municipal council

The municipal council is composed of 27 councillors and rules on all matters pertaining to the interests of the City of Luxembourg and its residents.

Municipal regulations

Municipalities are governed by a certain number of rules, as laid down by municipal laws (lois communales) and regulations (règlements communaux).

Office hours

Luxembourg City's aldermen are ready to answer any questions you have about current events or to discuss any other matters you wish to take up with them.

Hôtel de Ville sur la place Guillaume II

Organisation and operation of political bodies

The municipal council is elected for a six-year term by Luxembourg City's residents and rules on all matters concerning the interests of the city and its reside...

school commission

Every municipality in the Grand Duchy is required by law to establish a school commission.

Séance du conseil communal du 15 novembre 2021

Accès aux bâtiments scolaires à Luxembourg-Ville - Mise en œuvre du nouveau concept pour l’aménagement de la place de l’Étoile - Aménagement de la rue Anatole F...

Séance du conseil communal du 18 octobre 2021

l’aménagement d’une piste cyclable dans l’avenue Pasteur - champs électromagnétiques dans la Ville de Luxembourg - fixation de séparations de la terrasse d’un b...

Séance du conseil communal du 27 septembre 2021

secours d’urgence pour les habitants des quartiers inondés le 14/15 juillet 2021 - l’avenir de l’ancien bâtiment de la Bibliothèque nationale - stationnement et...

Written responses (September 2021)

Operating costs of a church – Unauthorised dumping of waste – Relocation of the Office social – Living conditions of housing – Old project to build a pedestrian...

the department

Contact details

42, place Guillaume II
2090 Luxembourg

Opening hours


8:00–12:00 and 13:30–17:00