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Greens/Farmers fraction Head: Jurmala City Council could be dismissed

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The Greens and Farmers Union Saeima fraction head Raimonds Vējonis

An option to dismiss Jurmala City Council is under discussion, due to the fact they are not united and have adopted deconstructive decisions, The Greens and Farmers Union (Zaļo un Zemnieku Savienība) Saeima fraction head Raimonds Vējonis said in an interview to the newspaper Neatkarīgā Rīta Avīze.

«Currently we are considering dismissal of this local government and we are studying the legislation of this sector. Of course, there risk the newly elected Council will not be united either. We must hope for the voters common sense,» says Vejonis who is soon to undertake responsibilities of local governments and regional development matters.

He points out there are several situations when the Council members remuneration is not clear, for example the deputy Raimonds Munkevics, currently accused for bribery, is appointed the Mayor’s consultant in culture and sports matters with a salary exceeding thousand lats.


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  1. Bri says:

    Correct me if am wrong, but is this the local government changing its heads all the time?

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