Harghita County Council is an elected public authority in Harghita County, founded in 1992. It is a local public administration, responsible for the coordination of the local council’s activities (municipalities, towns and villages). It fulfils public services at county level, participates in different international projects, furthermore initiates and implements programs on several domains. The County Council is responsible for the public administration activity on the county’s territory based on the principles of local autonomy, decentralization of public sphere deputy’s, legality and citizen’s consultation regarding local problems of main interest and contributes to the local growth by means of development programs. Harghita City Council pays particular attention to the development of strategies for the young people to remain in their homeland instead of working abroad.