Mitaka City

Organizational Changes Dated April 1

Inquiries: Planning Management Section, Ext. 2112

◆ New Departments and Sections Established

◇Sports and Culture Department (Mitaka Municipal Office Bldg. 2, 2F and 3F)
Established to further promote the revitalization of communities through multigenerational communication, with the new facility, the Mitaka Central Park for Disaster Prevention and Genki Creation Plaza as the base.

Main Services
Arts and Culture Section: Promotion of arts and culture; maintenance and operation of arts and culture facilities; comprehensive coordination of the Mitaka Central Park for Disaster Prevention and Genki Creation Plaza; civic activities for arts and culture, etc.

Lifelong Learning Promotion Section: Promotion of lifelong learning; maintenance and operation of the Lifelong Study Center, etc.

Sports Promotion Section: Promotion of sports; maintenance and operation of sports facilities, including the General Sports Center, etc.

◇Children and Family Development Support Section in the Child Affairs Department (Mitaka Municipal Office 4F)
This section will oversee the Development Support Center for Children located on the first floor of the new facility.

◆ Other Changes
◇ The Community and Culture Section, Living Environment Department will be renamed the Community Revitalization Section, and the responsibilities for handling cultural programs of this section will be transferred to the new Arts and Culture Section

◇ The Japanese name of the Public Health Promotion Subsection of the Public Health Promotion Section, Health and Welfare Department will change (the English name will remain the same), and the Specific Health Checkup Subsection will be renamed the Physical Examination Service Subsection

◇ The Children’s Division of the Kitano Happiness Center, Health and Welfare Department will be transferred to the new Children and Family Development Support Section of the Child Affairs Department

◇ The Children’s Centers and Social Education Centers (East and West for both) will merge, and the East Multigenerational Communication Center and West Multigenerational Communication Center will become part of the Child Affairs Department

◇ Restructuring of the General Affairs Section, School Affairs Section, and Guidance Section of the Education Department
・ The Japanese name of the General Affairs Subsection of General Affairs Section will change (the English name will remain the same).
・ An Educational Consultation Subsection will be established in the School Affairs Section.
・ The responsibilities for the PTA federation, family education classes and children’s evacuation site will be transferred from the Lifelong Learning Section to the Guidance Section, and the Guidance Administration Subsection will be renamed the Educational Promotion Subsection.

◇ The Lifelong Learning Promotion Section and Sports Promotion Section of the Education Department will be transferred to the newly established Sports and Culture Department. The Japanese name of the Sports Promotion Section will change (the English name will remain the same).

◆ Elimination of Organizations
・ With the establishment of the new facility, the Mitaka Central Park for Disaster Prevention & Genki Creation Plaza Establishment Preparation Room of the Planning Department, as well as the General Sports Center Construction Preparation Section and Social Education Center of the Education Department, will be eliminated.
・With the elimination of the Social Education Center, the Shimorenjaku Library of the Education Department—located within the center—will be eliminated.

Note: Due to organizational changes and the establishment of new facilities, some offices will relocate. For more information on these matters, please visit the Mitaka City website.

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