The mayor of Vladivostok will retire before consideration of his application by the Duma

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Baluchiterium in photobunny the mayor of Vladivostok Vitaly Verkeenko. Archival photoThe mayor of Vladivostok will retire before consideration of his application by the Duma© RIA Novosti / Anton to Baluchiterium the image Bank

The mayor of Vladivostok Vitaly Verkeenko will retire from October 12, despite the fact that the deputies postponed the consideration of his resignation, told RIA Novosti the representative of city administration.

Last week, Verkeenko stated that 11 October is retiring at his own request. He noted that «there are forces to fight for the welfare of the city, but has no motivation.» In city hall reported that the Duma of Vladivostok on October 11 we will consider his statement of resignation. On Tuesday, October 9, it became known that at meeting on 11 October the question of the resignation will not be considered. The Council was informed that, probably, deputies will consider the resignation and the appointment of a bankruptcy procedure at a meeting next week – October 16.

«Tomorrow expire, Verkeenko. The city Duma deputies to this fact is not affected, in accordance with the Charter and the documents which he signed. Tomorrow is the last day Verkeenko», — said the Agency interlocutor.

He recalled that the agenda of the meeting of the Duma on 11 October brought the issue of the application of Verkeenko resignation, despite the fact that the mayor asked for it.

To choose a new mayor the MPs have until the end of the year. 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.

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