Mayor of Lodz

Hanna Zdanowska prezydent (orginal) Hanna Zdanowskawas born in Lodz, graduated from the High School No. 26 and from the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Technical University of Lodz in a field of environmental engineering. After graduation, she disigned some of Lodz` settlements - Retkinia and Radogoszcz and led her own clothing company. She served six years as the Director of the Office of Lodz` Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

In 2006, Hanna Zdanowska became the Councilor of the Lodz`City Council, and later the Vice-Mayor of Lodz in charge of education, sport and EU funds.

In autumn 2007, she was elected a Member of the Polish Parliament from the Civic Platform list. She served as the Deputy Chairman of the Special Commission "Friendly State" for matters related to the reduction of bureaucracy.

13th December 2010 Hanna Zdanowska, after the victory in the elections for the local government was sworn for the position of the Mayor of the City of Lodz.

She was elected for a second term by the Lodz` inhabitants already in the first round of the elections on 16th November 2014. She was sworn on the 1st December 2014.


As the Mayor of Łódź, Hanna Zdanowska oversees the following matters:

  • Assigned to Deputy Mayor,s of Łódź and handled by the Treasurer of the City of Łódź;
  • Organisation and functioning of the Office of the City of Łódź;
  • Information policy and social communication;
  • Human resources policy;
  • Financial policy of the City;
  • Legal assistance;
  • Promotion of tourism and cooperation with domestic and foreign entities;
  • Management of the State Treasury,s assets and management of the State Treasury,s real estate - carried out as a task of central government administration;
  • Business programming and municipal strategy;
  • Coordination of actions in case of natural disasters, civilisation disasters and other special events;
  • Defence, safety, public order and fire protection;
  • Assemblies and mass events;
  • Subsidiary units of the City;
  • Protection of restricted information;
  • Protection of consumers interests;
  • Occupational health and safety;
  • Tasks implemented by the Mayor,s Department.

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