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Interesting facts about Riga City Council in 2011

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Riga City Council this year gathered to 26 council sessions where 1 561 decisions, 96 statutes, 48 binding regulations, 4 internal regulations and 2 instructions were made, show the information of the Riga City Council Secretariat.

Nils Ushakovs, Mayor of Riga, this year has passed 691 regulations, 7 inner regulations and 2 rules of procedure, informs the Riga City Council.

Juris Radzevics, Executive Director of the Riga City, has signed 433 orders in personnel issues, 26 inner regulations and 6 rules of procedure.

Summary of correspondence shows that in 2011 there were 17 539 documents registered in the municipality. Most of it was received by the Chairman of the Riga City Council – he received letters from 1 909 legal persons and 1 801 private persons. Executive Director received letters from 3 729 legal persons and 427 private persons. The Riga City Vice-Mayor was addressed by 241 legal persons and 86 private persons, Chairwoman of the Education, Culture and Sports Committee Eizenija Aldermane – by 125 legal persons and 44 private persons, Chairman of the Transport Issues Committee Vadims Baranniks – by 108 legal persons and 73 private persons. In total, municipality received letters from 11 041 legal persons and 3 389 private persons.

The Riga Municipal Police in 2011 received more than 50 000 calls from residents, arrested more than 10 100 persons, made 1.5 thousand spot-checks and issued nearly 18 000 administrative violation reports. The Municipal Police in 2011 checked around 1 100 foreign citizens.

The Riga Municipal Police Youtube video profile in 2011 was visited more than 2 500 000 times.

Also other – more seldom mentioned information – was summarized in Riga municipality in the end of year.

From September 21 until October 31 Riga Zoo involved pupils in the acorn collection activity. 5 781 kilogram of acorns were collected.

Riga Zoo website www.rigazoo.lv was visited more than 200 000 times. People from 109 countries were interested in Riga Zoo. Biggest interested was from Lithuania, Estonia, Russia, Finland, United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden and Germany. The only visitor from Yemen read nine pages of the site and spent 37 minutes in the site.

During the Clean Month, which was organized by the Riga Municipality in spring, almost 16 000 cubic meters of waste were collected, more than 1 750 hectares of municipal territories were put in order. 94 educational establishments participated in cleaning works.

In 2011 in Riga 117 poplars were sawed, more than 1 090 bushes were cut out, 640 trees were sawed off. SIA Rigas Mezi of the Riga Municipality in 2011 renewed forests in territory of 343 hectares and cleaned renewed forests in territory of 900 hectares. In territory of 177 hectares there were performed profilactic activities against harm of weevils and artiodactyla. 65 pheromone traps for bark beetle were installed. 350 new cages for birds were fixed and 800 existing were cleaned.

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