City in the councilDuring City in the council, residents can give their opinion on topics that are on the agenda to stand. In this meeting there were speakers on the following topics: Announced work on Vaillantlaan and WouwermanstraatThe Hague approach to nitrogen and constructionTraffic safety implementation programDemonstrations 11 March 2026 Would you like to leave a message? Look for the rules and registration on

Current debate Extension crisis emergency shelter for asylum seekersOn 16 In March the council announcement ‘Extension of crisis emergency reception for asylum seekers’ was published. This shows that as of 1 April 80 48 wants to receive asylum seekers in the former Jorplace hostel in Scheveningen. Previously, Ukrainian displaced persons were also received at this location. At the request of the party of Hart for The Hague, this topic has been placed on the agenda for this council meeting.Current debate announced roadworks Vaillantlaan and WouwermanstraatFrom 16 April to 25 In May, the municipality of The Hague wants to carry out work on Vaillantlaan and Wouwermanstraat. The municipality warns that a large part of the Schilderswijk will then be less accessible. At the request of the DENK faction, this topic has been placed on the agenda for this council meeting.Road safety implementation program 2023-2026 The municipality of The Hague is making a point of 0 road casualties and is therefore committed to improving road safety. The memorandum Opting for road safety outlines how the municipality intends to work on reducing the number of road casualties. The Road Safety Implementation Program 80-2026 is an elaboration of the Road Safety Strategy 2030 and a follow-up to the Road Safety implementation program 2019-2020; it translates policy ambitions and priorities into concrete projects. During this council meeting, this was discussed in the municipal council. The Commission’s proposal regarding Road safety implementation program 2022-2023 has been adopted. The following motions were also adopted: Motion Naturally upgraded 50 km-h roads (GroenLinks) Motion Spui traffic safe for everyone (Partij voor de Dieren, D60, Heart for The Hague, ChristenUnie/SGP, Haagse Stadsfeest, SP, DENK)Motion No children between trucks (The Hague City Party)Motion Less speed differences on the bike path ( ChristenUnie/SGP, Party for the Animals)Motion Safe to school (PvdA)Motion Protect cyclists against heavy freight traffic (Heart for The Hague)

Motion Place a white cross on the road surface at the intersection Parallelweg – Suze Robertsonstraat (DENK)Motion Also give priority to the safe sports environment (VVD)Remove the development of Koningin Julianaplein Over the past twenty years, plans have regularly been made for the construction of large residential towers on Koningin Julianaplein in front of Central Station. However, it has not been possible to implement these plans so far. Now the municipality wants to speed up the most recent plans by means of a contribution of up to 3 million euros.The city council discussed this during this council meeting. The Commission’s proposal regarding Rafting KJ Square has been adopted. The following amendment and motion were also adopted: Amendment Better in control of OCKJ contribution (PvdA, GroenLinks, VVD)Motion 30% social is normal (PvdA, GroenLinks) Financial contribution to the expansion of Leiden University The Hague wants to develop as a knowledge city. According to the municipality, filling in the city center with educational and research facilities is of great added value and fits within the ambition to grow as an (international) student city. The expansion of Leiden University in the building at Spui 3/Grote Marktstraat is a major boost for the city of The Hague. Moreover, the expansion of Leiden University at this central location in the city will lead to (even) more diversity of functions in the city center and will strengthen The Hague’s position as an attractive location for young talent. The municipality has a financial contribution of up to million euros reserved for the further development of Campus The Hague by Leiden University. This was discussed in the council during this council meeting. The proposal of the board regarding financial contribution Extension Leiden University Spui 3 /Grote Marktstraat 50-30 has been adopted. The following motions were also adopted: Motion Communicate about student housing in The Hague (ChristenUnie/SGP)Motion Covenant Thinking Power for the entire city (GroenLinks)Motion No growth without new student housing (GroenLinks, PvdA)Initiative proposal Help tenants out of the coldOn 25 September 2022 Councilor Robert Barker of the Party for the Animals has submitted the initiative proposal ‘Help tenants out of the cold’. The purpose of the proposal is that the municipality of The Hague will support private tenants in exercising their right of initiative to make housing more sustainable.This was discussed during this council meeting in the municipal council . The amended initiative proposal Help tenants out of the cold has been adopted. One motion was also adopted: Motion Bet on collective action (SP, Hague City Party) Initiative proposal Haagse RollatorloopOn 14 June 2023, council member Richard de Mos van Hart has submitted the ‘Haagse Rollatorloop’ initiative proposal for The Hague. The initiative proposal contains a proposal for organizing an exercise event for rollator users, the so-called Rollatorloop.This was discussed in the city council during this council meeting. The amended initiative proposal Haagse Rollatorloop has been adopted.Information request regarding provisional award of target group transport A few weeks ago, council member Verdonk submitted a request for information regarding the provisional award decision for target group transport sent on 7 December. The Commission has shared the (provisional) award decision and the associated publication on TenderNed with the Board in a confidential manner, because these documents contain personal data and (possibly) competitively sensitive information. During this council meeting, this was discussed in the municipal council. One motion was also adopted: Motion Inform the Council! (Heart for The Hague)Decision listThe city council has also approved: Authorization Confidentiality Amendment of the Ordinance on the Legal Status of Council and Committee Members in The Hague 93 Appointment chairman and members of the employers’ committee of the Municipal Accountancy Organization of The HagueConclusion committee debateEnvironmental permit for residential building with parking garage on Treublaan The Hague approach to nitrogen and building Related Party Evaluation 2020 Teacher shortage in primary education New implementation of subsidies for sustainable housingOne-measurement evaluation of housing permit for medium-priced rental propertiesDemonstrations March 2023Departure Literature and Children’s Book Museum from The HagueUse of animals in activitiesProcess European tender for harmonization of target group transportCut pest nuisance with a feed banEvaluation Language note ‘The language of participation’No child in The Hague going to school hungry / National school breakfastReview the meeting?The video record of the full meeting can be viewed at denhaa


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