On July 20-21 in the city of Yalta, the V Ukrainian municipal forum took place. As his organizer the Association of the cities of Ukraine acted. About it reports a press - service of the Executive Committee of the City Soviet of People's Deputies.
At this forum questions concerning priorities of a municipal policy in conditions financially - an economic crisis, involvement of the central authorities to dialogue for the solution of urgent questions of life support of the cities (budget formation for 2010, reforming of the tax legislation and housing and communal services, social protection of the population and so forth) were considered.
Also at a forum the best examples of municipal management were presented.
In action, according to the message a press - services of the Nikolaev Executive Committee of the City Soviet of People's Deputies, took part city chairmen more than 300 cities of Ukraine, members of the Government, People's Deputies. The situation which developed in connection with application of the veto by the President of Ukraine to the Law of Ukraine "About modification of the Budgetary code of Ukraine" became one of the most important questions which were discussed.
On a result of a forum the delegation for negotiation with leaders of parliamentary fractions for the purpose of lobbying of overcoming of the veto of the President of Ukraine concerning the Law of Ukraine "About modification of the Budgetary code of Ukraine" was created.
Also the Appeal of Association of the cities of Ukraine to the President of Ukraine, concerning the Law of Ukraine "About modification of the Budgetary code of Ukraine" was accepted.
Except everything, participants of a forum, made the decision to carry out on July 24 in Kiev at the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine a public meeting of General meetings of Association of the cities of Ukraine and to close it only after overcoming of the veto of the President of Ukraine by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine concerning the Law of Ukraine "About modification of the Budgetary code of Ukraine".
Our correspondent managed will phone to the Nikolaev mayor Vladimir Chaika. According to him, members of association are dissatisfied with existing Budgetary code which distributes money only to regional level.
"That as money now it is distributed it isn't fair.For example, from funds which are raised for environmental pollution, only 60% remain in the local budget, and the others are listed in the State budget. And after that, money goes down back. Why it? So shouldn't be", - V. Chaika declared.
He noted that understands that there are "depressive regions", but doesn't understand why people who live in the developed regions have to suffer.
"I don't understand why the president vetoed this law. The law is a live organism. It basis necessary for formation of the budget. It needs to be accepted, and then to make amendments - if it is necessary", - the Nikolaev mayor considers.
According to V. Chaika, he had a question - why for overcoming of the veto the Party of Regions doesn't vote? "We addressed to Party of Regions and asked that they gave the chance to vote on this matter. But I am careful of that if the Party of Regions will vote, their opponents" can refuse to vote, - V. Chaika declared.
He is indignant of what not the country leaders aren't interested in opinion of local governments.
"The president isn't right that didn't ask opinion representatives of local government. Why it doesn't consult on us in those questions where to us is more visible? We are compelled to hold this action because other exit simply isn't present", - V. Chaika declared.
Summing up told, the Nikolaev mayor noted that representatives of local government for the first time stated such hard line and considers that similar steps, the President of Ukraine V. Yushchenko puts a cross on attempt to get support from inhabitants of bulks at presidential elections.
Vladimir Chaika noted that he without fail will go to Kiev and will participate in all planned actions.