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Ivan Belozertsev highlights issues for new Penza city mayor to resolve

16:02 | 15.12.2015 | Politics


Penza, 15 December 2015. PenzaNews. The new Penza city mayor will have complete such crucial tasks as recovering the profits for the city budget, getting the communal field in order, and fulfilling the program to move people from dilapidated housing, suggested the governor Ivan Belozertzev during the session of the United Russia party faction in the City Duma on Tuesday, December 15.

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He also urged to work on improvement of the city outlook by involving young architects, builders and artists in this objective.

In addition, the governor stressed the importance to reconstruct the Sura river embankment area, emphasized that it is an expensive and long-term project, and urged to actively attract investors, promising support and assistance on his part.

In conclusion, the head of the region summed it all up by saying the Penza city needs to be brought to order over all, beginning from its center.

Ivan Belozertsev asked the deputies to offer support to the soon-to-be-elected city administration head and provide him assistance, says the press service of the Penza city Duma.

The 16th extraordinary City Duma session to appoint the new head of the Penza city administration will take place on Wednesday, December 16.

A total of seven persons submitted their documents for the contest. However, one of them – rights activist Yuri Voblikov – was declined participation.

The names of five of the contestants became known on December 9. Among them were the Penza city head Victor Kuvaytsev, the Leninsky city area administration head Yuri Chipchiu, the Zheleznodorozhny city area administration deputy head Oleg Denisov, the former director of “Gorvodokanal” Alexander Kiselev, Penza resident, 32, Mikhail Kozin, and another contestant who asked not to divulge his personal information. Later, the sixth candidate revealed himself to be Ilya Antropov, vice president of the regional civil organization for assistance to civil education and implementation of human Constitutional rights “Nashe Pravo.”

After the end of the contest committee, its head, deputy chairman of the City Duma Roman Petrukhin, announced that a total of three candidates will continue their run for the Penza city mayor office: the Penza city head Victor Kuvaytsev, the head of the Leninsky city area administration Yuri Chipchiu, and the deputy head of the Zheleznodorozhny city area Oleg Denisov.

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