Competition on a post of the head of Yekaterinburg will be held July 25

YEKATERINBURG, June 19. /TASS/. Competition on a post of the head of Ekaterinburg will take place on July 25, said Tuesday in a press-service Gordumy.

“The deputies were appointed on 25 July, the date of the competition on a post of the mayor. The beginning of the competition [b] 08:00 MSK,” – said the press service.

As explained by the correspondent of TASS, the head of the electoral Commission of Ekaterinburg Ilya Zakharov, from 25 June to 6 July will take place the reception of documents for participation in the competition. “July 23 will be the first meeting of the tender Commission, which will be chosen by its Chairman and Secretary, and verified documents from the declared candidates. 25 July will be a contest that will be held in the form of an interview,” – said Zakharov.

After completion of the contest the Commission will propose the selected candidates for appointment as the head of Ekaterinburg deputies of the city Duma of the seventh convocation, which will choose 9 September. “Ideally, it would be that after the election, was immediately appointed Chairman of the city Duma, and appointed the head of administration of Ekaterinburg” – said Zakharov.

Now in Yekaterinburg, the mayor, who also chairs the city Duma, performs primarily ceremonial duties, while the head of the Executive is the head of the city administration. The first position was held by Yevgeny Roizman, who resigned on may 22 in protest against the direct election of the mayor. Administration of Yekaterinburg headed by Alexander Jacob.

On the state of competition

Earlier, the deputies of the Yekaterinburg city Duma approved the competition procedure for the position of head of Ekaterinburg. It is expected that the Commission will consider nominations, will consist of six people. Contender for post of the head of Ekaterinburg should have higher education, skills and knowledge in the field of municipal management, auditing, Economics, Finance or law.
The candidate will be required to present the Commission’s goals and objectives, which he sees before him at the head of the city. The contest will be held only in the presence of at least two candidates, then the Commission will recommend to the city Duma candidates on a post of the head of Ekaterinburg.

In April, members of the Legislative Assembly of the Sverdlovsk region adopted the amendment to the regional law on elections of local governments, which changes the procedure of electing the head of Ekaterinburg. Members of city Council had amended the city Charter on may 25.