Local Municipality

Sangaste, Puka, Otepää and a part of Palupera Municipalities united in Otepää Rural Municipality during the Administrative Reform in 2017.
Otepää Rural Municipality Council is the representative body of the municipal government that is elected by the electorate of the Rural Municipality of Otepää in every four years. Otepää Rural Municipality Council has 17 members.
The work of the Municipality Council is organised by the chairman. The Municipality Council of Otepää has 11 standing committees with different scopes of activity and they function as the advisory bodies for the Municipality Council.
The Head of Council - Chairman
Rein Pullerits

E-mail: Rein.Pullerits@otepaa.ee
Otepää Rural Municipality Government
The Rural Municipality Government, which is formed by the Rural Municipality Council, is the executive body of the municipal government. 

The Head of Government - Mayor
Jaanus Barkala

E-mail: Jaanus.Barkala@otepaa.ee
Rural Municipality Government and Administration
Lipuväljak 13, 67405, Otepää
phone + 372 766 4800
GSM:    +372 515 7139
Communication manager
Monika Otrokova
+372 766 4811
+372 505 8970