Officials Nefteyugansk faced with an unusual problem: announced in September, the city Council contest for the position of head of the city still have not submitted a single application. The journalists of the portal Sign told the local competition Commission. Later, however, journalists still found out about the first official candidate for mayor.
“There were several calls from residents who were interested in the conditions of participation in the contest. In reality, however, no written application along with the required list of documents to us did not bring”, – explained to journalists.
Later it became known that in Nefteyugansk has appeared the first officially registered candidate for mayor of the city. An unemployed resident of the city of Roman Gribanov Tuesday first applied for the position of mayor. Paper, as noted by the interlocutors of journalists in the local Duma, the Commission took into consideration.
Gribanov until November of last year was led by large municipal enterprise “Yugansktransteploservis” (WTTS), Nefteyugansk supplying heat and hot water. In addition, he is the son of the late ex-mayor Igor Gribanov, who in the mid 2000-ies in the midst of the Christmas holidays have died under mysterious circumstances in his apartment.
On September 28 in Nefteyugansk was the first after elections session of the Duma, where the deputies elected the Chairman of the city Assembly and appointed Deputy. At the same meeting it was decided to announce a competition for the selection of candidates for the post of the head of the city and the formation of the Commission from among the representatives of the city Duma who will be engaged in reception of documents from candidates until 15 October. On 21 October, the Duma planned to vote for one of two candidates for the position of mayor.
After the competition is announced verbally the desire to fight for this position was expressed by only one candidate – a politician and businessman Alexander Kolodich. “However, anyway, internally I’m ready for it. And if the Governor along with lawmakers will support me, then so be it,” said he previously however to the competition Commission, the application of Kolodich have not been reported.
Earlier in Nefteyugansk noted the Institute of city managers, the city has launched a so-called single-headed system of the management Board. The mandate of the current head of administration of Nefteyugansk Vyacheslav Archikov expired. Before the election of the new head to perform the duties of the head of city administration will be the Deputy head of administration Sergey Sivkov.
Recall that in December last year, Russia’s Investigative Committee has charged former head of Yukos Mikhail Khodorkovsky charges in connection with the murder in 1998 of Nefteyugansk mayor Vladimir Petukhov.
First, the investigators talked about the arraignment of one of the murders (Petukhov) and two assassination attempts (accompanied Kokoshkina Vyacheslav Petukhov, as well as in control of the company “ist petroleum khandel’sgez” Evgeny Rybin). Then it became known that Khodorkovsky is charged with not only in the murder of two people, but also in the organization of attempt at murder of four people.