prominent in city affairs. . Gallen performs besides its duty at the city theatre numerous symphony concerts in the city concert hall. Ulrich Varnbüler was an early mayor. . The regular election of the City Council by any inhabitant valid to vote is held every four years. Gall a separate diocese, with the abbey church as its cathedral and a portion of the monastic buildings designated the bishop's residence. In 1987 the city motorway was opened, which conveys the traffic through two tunnels (Rosenberg and Stefanshorn) almost directly below the city center. Gallen and rejected the inroads of the empire. He was then an old man. A b "Statistisches Jahrbuch der Stadt. Gallen" Chronological History of St Gall Abbey (PDF) (in German). Benoît cerexhe, Bourgmestre (CdH) police sécurité état civil cultes sécurité au travail planification d'urgence Inspections d'hygiène et horeca prévention population coordination des politiques relations publiques information et protocole personnel communal sports classes moyennes et indépendants. Laurenzenkirche and the Roman Catholic parish church. 4 5 As an ecclesiastical principality, the Abbey. .