Kirovohrad regional Council intends to go to a special contractual relationship with Kiev

At the session of the Kirovohrad regional Council of deputies adopted an appeal to the President of Ukraine and Prime Minister urging them to support the conclusion of agreements on distribution of powers between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and regional authorities.

For the decision of the faction “Batkivshchyna” voted 55 of 64 deputies. The deputies are tired of waiting from “unnecessary approvals” and believe that the region needs major governmental mechanisms to address regional issues that concern the residents of the area. In connection with the vote of the Chairman of the Kiev regional Council Anna Starikov said that this is the right initiative, reported on the official website Kievoblsoveta.

“Treaties on distribution of powers between the government, regional state administrations and regional councils will form a new model of governance, will give an impetus for socio-economic development of territories”, – noted she.

The appeal was made at the session the Deputy of Kirovohrad regional Council Valeriy Kalchenko from the faction “Batkivshchyna”. In his address to the Council, the Deputy noted that such contracts will provide an opportunity to strengthen the financial security of the region that will allow you to repair roads and fill social and environmental funds”.

The deputies noted: “In connection with necessity of development of our region we, the deputies of the Kirovograd regional Council, we request to consider the issue of transition to contractual relations between the Cabinet of Ministers and local authorities and bodies of local self-government in the context of the necessity of authority and of local government reform”. According to deputies, the administrative-territorial reform must proceed more actively and to lead to real redistribution of powers between the centre and the regions.

We will remind, earlier during the session of Zhytomyr regional Council, the deputies overwhelmingly adopted an appeal to the President of Ukraine and Prime Minister urging them to support the conclusion of agreements on distribution of powers between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and regional authorities. For this decision voted 57 of 64 deputies. The deputies noted that for the successful implementation of the administrative-territorial reform in Ukraine needed more drastic measures. Treaties between the center and the regions must detail individual package of powers that should be given to each region according to their socio-economic and cultural specificity.

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