Dmitry Semenov inspects fire-damaged Kuznetsk apartment building repairs
Penza, 7 October 2015. PenzaNews. Dmitry Semenov, acting deputy chairman of the Penza region government, has inspected the current repair process in the Kuznetsk apartment building No. 109 on Sverdlova street that had sustained great damage in the September 1 night fire.
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He was accompanied on his October 6 visit by the first deputy head of Kuznetsk city administration Vladimir Troshin, who briefed him on the current situation.
“Following the contract, all repairs will be completed before December 1. It will take some time to dry the rooms. Afterwards, the house residents will be able to come in and redecorate,” he said.
The first vice mayor also reported about the finished installation of new roofing above the fourth floor that were destroyed in the fire.
“We are beginning to roof the house. On Wednesday [October 14], we are signing the agreement on decorative repairs. We will be restoring inner walls, plumbing, other networks for the rooms,” Vladimir Troshin said.
According to him, the reserve fund of Kuznetsk city administration has provided 8,730,000 rubles for wall and decorative repairs, while the Penza region government fund will cover 50% of the expenses.
Moreover, the apartment building in question was included in the capital repairs roster for 2015 as per the decree of the governor Ivan Belozertsev, which allowed to cover the roofing using the funds – 2,991,000 rubles – provided from the regional apartment building repair fund.
At the moment, 7 of the 30 families affected by the fire are residing in temporary housing provided by the city hall, while others currently live with their relatives or friends, says the press service of the Penza region government.