The Duma of Vladivostok will choose a new mayor before the end of the year

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade in fotoracconti bridge (Golden bridge) across the Golden horn Bay in VladivostokThe Duma of Vladivostok will choose a new mayor before the end of the year© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade the image Bank

The Duma of Vladivostok announced that it will choose a new mayor instead of the resigned Minister of Verkeenko until mid-December.

On Tuesday, Verkeenko wrote in Facebook, he is leaving on October 11 at his own request. He noted that «there are forces to fight for the welfare of the city, but has no motivation.» The Duma of Vladivostok on October 11 we will consider his statement of resignation. The new mayor will be selected by a competitive procedure.

«On the third of October in the Duma of Vladivostok was the statement of the mayor of Vladivostok, Vladimir Verkeenko resignation from the post of the mayor of Vladivostok on their own from the 11th of October… the Duma of Vladivostok have to make a decision on the issue of election of the mayor of Vladivostok, not later than 55 calendar days from the date of expiry of the term of office of the head of the city district», — stated in the message.

The Duma of Vladivostok will form the competition Committee of eight people, which includes on parity basis, four of the appointed member and four from the head of Primorye. By results of competition the Commission will submit to the Duma of Vladivostok of at least two candidates.

In early November, 2017 suspended and under investigation eks-the mayor Igor Pushkarev wrote a letter of resignation, December 21 the state Duma deputies unanimously elected a General Director of OOO «Tekhnokholding Sumotori», Verkeenko mayor of the city.