In the Stavropol territory annual revenues from resort fees can amount to 270 million rubles

STAVROPOL, April 26. /TASS/. Authorities in Stavropol region expect revenues of 270 million roubles a year after the introduction of resort fees in the coming years, said the Governor Vladimir Vladimirov during the direct line with the residents of the region. The experiment of charging a resort fee will begin in the Stavropol region on may 1, 2018.

“Money resort fee of 100% will be spent on infrastructure in resort towns. Three years we will, roughly, to collect 270 million roubles and to transfer [funds] to the cities – resorts, 2018 181 million rubles, because the levy will not go the whole year,” he said.

According to the Governor, money for the restoration and creation of a resort infrastructure, which requires significant investment. “I think the direction we took is correct, though the decision was difficult,” – said the Governor, adding that in 2018, the resort fee money will be invested in the restoration of specific resort boulevards, parks, path, popular with tourists. Objects to funding already identified.

In July 2017, the State Duma adopted the law on the introduction of the Spa collection, is responsible for the conduct of the experiment assigned to the Ministry of the Russian Federation for the North Caucasus. In October 2017 the government of Stavropol territory has approved the draft regional law providing for the introduction in the region in the resort fee. The experiment will start may 1, 2018 in four cities-resorts of Caucasian Mineral Waters, Pyatigorsk, Kislovodsk, Zheleznovodsk and Yessentuki in the Stavropol region plan to set the rate resort fee in the amount of 50 rubles a day per person.