Town government

Town Council Secretariat

Aga Town Office (Main building, third floor) Phone: 0254-92-3112 Fax: 0254-92-5725

Work content
Holds plenary sessions and committee meetings, handles petitions, resolves incidents and handles general questions, adjusts public hearings and stores conference records, attends meetings, creates and stores assembly publicity and assembly member name lists, manages official seals and establishes assembly regulations

General Affairs Division

Aga Town Office (Main building, second floor) Phone: 0254-92-3113 Fax: 0254-92-5479

Work content
General Affairs Section:
Holds assembly sessions, handles staff personnel affairs, training, welfare and wages, manages official seals, establishes regulations and rules, handles liaisons and coordination with administrative districts, office building management and information disclosure, and protects personal information
Administration Section:
Rationalizes clerical work, evaluates administration, reforms administration and finance, tenders and contracts constructions, manages public property, registers public property and handles disaster mutual aid for public property
Registration Section:
Handles registry clerical work
Planning Section:
Handles general planning, plans for rural areas and depopulation, settlement promotion, development, statistical surveys, PR magazines, regional revitalization, international exchange, regional council, discussions on town administration, adjustment of bus services related to the town’s public transportation, information network maintenance, computation processing system and data management, and planning and implementation of computerized policy
Finance Section:
Handles budget compilation, financial planning, local allocation taxes and subsidies, funds and deposits, town bonds and floating debt
Disaster Prevention Section:
Handles flood prevention, civil protection plans, regional disaster prevention plans, radio systems for disaster prevention and self-defense official recruitment

Living Support Division

Aga Town Office (Main building, first floor) Phone: 0254-92-5761 Fax: 0254-92-4736

Work content
Living Support Section:
Handles clerical work concerning entrusting sewage treatment, traffic safety, traffic disaster mutual aid, crime prevention, rabies prevention, hygiene pest extermination, graveyards and crematoriums, wildlife preservation and hunting permission, food hygiene, nursery schools, human rights awareness and education
Family Register Section:
Handles family registers, basic resident registers, seal impression registration, burial and cremation permission, identification and elections
Taxation Section:
Handles individual inhabitant taxes, corporate inhabitant taxes, property taxes, small car taxes, town’s cigarette tax, bathing taxes, taxpayers’ union, certificates, management of cadastres, house ledgers and cadastral maps, small car mark issuance and vehicle operation permission
Public Utility Charge Collection Section:
Handles town taxes, water supply fees, sewage service charges, childcare fees, long-term care premiums and the collection and disposition of unpaid rent of town-run apartments
National Health Insurance and Pension Section:
Handles national health insurance taxes, insurance card issuance, insurance payments, special health examinations, national pension payments and qualification management, old-age welfare pensions and elderly people’s health-care premiums

Health and Welfare Division

Aga Town Office (Main building, first floor) Phone: 0254-92-5763 Fax: 0254-92-3001

Work content
Health Promotion Section:
Handles medical examinations, special health guidance, health consultations, health education, visiting guidance, functional training, nutrition guidance and diet modification, oral health, mental health, vaccination, maternal and child health, medical care for expectant and nursing mothers and infants, intractable diseases and blood donations
Nursing Insurance Section:
Examines and approves for persons requiring care, formulates the Insured Long-Term Care Service Plan, imposes and collects long-term care premiums, and handles insurance card issuance, insurance payments, qualification management and care prevention
Welfare Section:
Handles home care support, social welfare (e.g. public assistance), welfare for physically or intellectually impaired persons (disability certificates, medical rehabilitation services, self-reliance support welfare services, etc.), elderly welfare and child welfare (after-school care for children, child-care allowance, etc.)

Agricultural, Forestry, Commerce and Industry Division

Aga Town Office (Main building, second floor) Phone: 0254-92-5764 Fax: 0254-92-5479

Work content
Agricultural Administration Section:
Handles paddy farming vitalization measures, preventing and exterminating agricultural pests, the agricultural promotion public corporation, agricultural facility management, land improvement, stock raising promotion, measures against harmful birds and mammals and the inland fishery
Farmland Section:
Agricultural facility maintenance and land improvement
Forest Administration Section:
Handles forestry promotion, production forestry association development, maintenance and management of forestry facilities, forestation and forestry planning
Commerce, Industry, and Tourism Section:
Handles local industry development funds, commerce and industry fund financing, enterprise invitations, consumer administration, measuring instrument approval, sightseeing facility management, tourism association, and liaisons and coordination with the third sector
Agricultural Committee:
Handles lending, borrowing, exchanging farmland, farmland conversion, licensing and notification

Construction Division

Aga Town Office (Main building, second floor) Phone: 0254-92-5765 Fax: 0254-92-5479

Work content
Construction Section:
Handles construction of town-run apartments, moving in and out from town-run apartments, rent management, urban planning, town street management and private usage permission, outdoor security lamp management, snow-resistant houses, town-run parking lots, maintenance and management of public engineering facilities, pavement maintenance including road improvement, clearing snow from town streets and public engineering disasters
Water and Sewer Division:
Operates and maintains waterworks and sewage facilities, and handles water and sewage fees

Kanose Branch

Aga Town Office (First floor) Phone: 0254-92-3330 Fax: 0254-92-0081

Work content
Administration Section:
Handles affairs concerning the Kanose District Council, administrative counseling, firefighting and flood prevention of the Kanose District, family registers, taxation, welfare, health promotion, national pensions, nursing care insurance, contact and adjustment with administrative districts and town public facility management within the Kanose District
Promotion Section:
Handles farmland, agricultural administration, forest administration, commerce and industry, tourism, construction and water service and sewerage within the Kanose District

Kamikawa Branch

Aga Town Office (First floor) Phone: 0254-95-2211 Fax: 0254-95-2383

Work content
Administration Section:
Handles affairs concerning the Kamikawa District Council, administrative counseling, firefighting and flood prevention of the Kamikawa District, family registers, taxation, welfare, health promotion, national pensions, nursing care insurance, contact and adjustment with administrative districts and town public facility management within the Kamikawa District
Promotion Section:
Handles farmland, agricultural administration, forest administration, commerce and industry, tourism, construction and water service and sewerage within the Kamikawa District

Mikawa Branch

Aga Town Office (First floor) Phone: 0254-99-2311 Fax: 0254-99-2851

Work content
Administration Section:
Handles affairs concerning the Mikawa District Council, administrative counseling, firefighting and flood prevention of the Mikawa District, family registers, taxation, welfare, health promotion, national pensions, nursing care insurance, contact and adjustment with administrative districts and town public facility management within the Mikawa District
Promotion Section:
Handles farmland, agricultural administration, forest administration, commerce and industry, tourism, construction and water service and sewerage within the Mikawa District

Education Division and the Aga Town Board of Education

Kanose Branch, Aga Town Office (Second floor) Phone: 0254-92-2561 Fax: 0254-92-2116

Work content
School Education Section:
Handles affairs concerning the Board of Education, personnel management, rule establishment for the Board of Education, educational property management, establishment management and the abolition of educational institutions, educational loans, management of teachers’ houses, attendance from outside the school district, assisting children that need help totally or partially to attend school, management of school facilities and equipment, children’s school attendance, school changes and enrolment, class organization, handling of textbooks and teaching materials, personnel affairs of teachers, sanitation and safety control at school, school bus and attendance assistance and foreign language teaching assistants
Educational Guidance Center:
Handles the education curriculum and educational guidance, research and investigation into specialized and technical matters on educational guidance, research by educational staff into educational guidance and learning consultations
School Lunch Center:
Handles the procurement of ingredients and lunch supplies, cooking, serving and collection of lunches, hygiene management of school lunches, and the management of lunch centers and equipment

Social Education Division, Aga Town Board of Education

Aga Town Community Center (First floor) Phone: 0254-92-3333 Fax: 0254-92-0083

Work content
Social Education Section:
Handles lectures and classes, maintenance and management of community centers, branches and social education facilities, book and audio-visual education, advancement of culture and art, lifelong study promotion, investigation of cultural assets, protection and management of designated cultural assets, folk and culture museum management, collection and storage of historical materials such as ancient manuscripts, management of buried cultural property, operation and management of sports facilities and B&G Marine Centers, and holds sports classes and meetings

Protection Division, Aga Town Fire-Defense Headquarters

Aga Town Fire-Defense Headquarters (Second floor) Phone: 0254-92-0119 Fax: 0254-92-2579

Work content
Firefighting General Affairs Section:
Handles personnel affairs of firefighting staff, training, public welfare, official seal management and firefighting facility management
Firefighting Resources Section:
Firefighting resources and water sources for firefighting
Disaster Prevention Rescue Section:
Handles advance planning for disasters, training, field practice, flood prevention, judgment of street insecurity, firefighting communication, provisions for earthquake disasters, regional disaster prevention plans, instructions on voluntary disaster prevention and management of firefighting equipment
First-Aid Section:
Handles enlarging first-aid instruction, contact adjustment with emergency hospitals and emergency apparatus management

Prevention Division, Aga Town Fire-Defense Headquarters

Aga Town Fire-Defense Headquarters (Second floor) Phone: 0254-92-0119 Fax: 0254-92-2579

Work content
Prevention Section:
Handles fire prevention and fire control, equipment and instruments using fire, enlarging fire prevention, firefighting publicity, fire protection managers and investigations into fire causes
Instruction Section:
Handles on-site inspection, construction confirmations and agreements, reports on commencing use of fire prevention objects and violations for handling fire prevention objects
Dangerous Objects Section:
Handles on-site inspection and supervision of dangerous object facilities, permission for production factories and security instructions on handling dangerous objects

Receipts and Expenditure Section

Aga Town Office (Main building, first floor) Phone: 0254-92-5771 Fax: 0254-92-4736

Work content
Handles incoming, outgoing and safekeeping of cash, funds and valuable papers, adjusts with designated financial institutions and examines income and expenditure orders

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