Ville de Montreal-Est founded in 1910 is part of the Urban Agglomeration of Montreal governed by the Montreal Agglomeration Council.
A Council composed of the mayor of Montreal, 15 city Councillors and the mayors of each reconstituted City of the Island of Montreal. A Ville de Montréal-Est and a Municipal Council composed of one mayor and six Councillors, one for each of its six electoral districts.
A City, a Council, six Councillors and a mission related to creating a rich and natural environment for its vibrant and interesting community.
In Montreal-Est, municipal employees offer municipal services divided into to five departments, each with duties and responsibilities mostly related to executive management, communications, administrative services, public works and legal affairs.
The executive management department provides support to the City Council. A department that plans, writes, organizes, controls and coordinates and an executive management that makes sure the orientations and political wills of the Council are carried out in due form.
Ville de Montreal-Est is surrounded by the borough of Riviere-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles, the Borough of Anjou and the Borough of Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve.