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The Governor advised to give up mayoral elections in Volgograd.
Governor of the Volgograd region, Anatoly Brovko invited deputies of the Volgograd city council to consider introducing the Volgograd Institute of City Management.
proposal to amend the Statutes of Volgograd amendment, under which the regional center will be headed by a popularly elected mayor is not, as an appointee, was made at the meeting yesterday of the faction "United Russia" in the Volgograd City Council. Before discussing this question, head of the region called on deputies to the consolidation and assured them that under any scenario City Council will not be disbanded. Explaining the MPs that they have nothing to fear, Anatoly Brovko invited to discuss possible options for managing the city. He himself does not hide the fact that sympathetic idea of introducing the Volgograd Institute of City Management.
В«The governor said that in several regions - Chelyabinsk, Murmansk, Sverdlovsk region - have already implemented the scheme of separation of powers, under which the city administration carries out the chosen from among the deputies of the head and appointed from among the heads of enterprises and economic sectors, city-manager, - the deputy of the Volgograd city council Fedor Litvinenko. - This scheme is convenient because each of the two leaders of the city is well-defined sphere of responsibilities. One defines the socio-political course and does not climb in economic matters. The second deals with current issues of city life and does not climb out of politics. Outlining its position on this issue, the governor stressed that we must decide whether to change or not change the control circuit city, no one on our pressure will not. "
According to Mr Litvinenko, about two-thirds of the representatives of MPs has expressed its willingness to support the proposal of the governor. The question of appropriate amendments to the Charter of Volgograd on the agenda of the next meeting of the Volgograd city council.