The Alb-Donau-Kreis District Council
The District Council (Kreistag) represents the citizens of Alb-Donau-Kreis. It defines the fundamental principles for the management of the administrative district and adopts decisions regarding all matters in the administrative district, to the extent that the latter acts as a municipal district authority. The District Council may delegate some of its duties to decision-making committees or the District Administrator. The District Council is elected for a term of five years. The District Administrator is the chairman of the District Council.