Klitschko: We are awaiting the adoption of a number of important local government bills

The community looks forward to adoption of a number of important for the development of local self-government of the draft laws on municipal guards, about Parking, about the disposal of land, on service in bodies of local self-government and others. This was stated by the Chairman of the Association of Ukrainian cities, mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko during a speech at the Day of Dialogue with the Parliament, which conducts the ASU, the press service of the KSCA.

“Today in Parliament is important for a number of local government bills. First and foremost is a new Law on service in bodies of local self-government. It significantly expands the powers of local authorities, particularly in relation to the competitive conditions of wages“, – said Vitaly Klitschko.

To strengthen the role of municipalities in ensuring law and order in cities and towns, said the Chairman of the ACU, on the ground of long pending adoption of the draft law on the municipal guards. He prepared for the second reading.

“I have repeatedly stressed the importance of reforms in the sphere of Parking in the settlements. Thanks to MPs for supporting the bill number 5364 in the first reading, and we hope that soon it will be adopted in whole as a law. This will allow us not only to bring order in this sphere, but also to obtain an additional source of revenues to local budgets“, – said the mayor of Kiev.

Also, Vitali Klitschko said that local governments are counting on the adoption of the bill No. 6466, which should unblock the consolidation of territorial communities of the cities of regional importance, will give new impetus to decentralization reform will increase the number of communities.

“The communities look forward to the adoption of bills aimed at expanding the powers of the councils for the disposal of land plots beyond settlements. I believe that such a right should be granted not only the joint community but to all local governments of a basic level“, – said Vitaly Klitschko.

In the Bottom of the Dialogue with the Parliament, which conducts the ASU, attended by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman, government members, MPs and around 300 heads of communities, members of the ASU.