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The Chairman of the Riga City Council

Nils Ušakovs

The Chairman of the Riga City Council (hereinafter – the Mayor of Riga) is elected by the Riga City Council from among the councillors. The office of the Mayor of Riga is remunerated.

The Mayor of Riga:

• manages the work of the City Council and coordinates the examination of issues in the Council and in the Council’s committees;

• represents the Council in relations with the State and with other local governments;

• represents the Council in court without special authorisation;

• on behalf of the Council, issues powers of attorney, signs agreements and other legal documents, opens and closes accounts with banking institutions;

• manages the work of the Finance Committee;

• issues binding instructions to the Council’s staff and executive bodies;

• recommends the examination of issues in the Council and in the standing committees of the Council;

• prepares for examination at the Council’s meetings the documents submitted by the officials from the state institutions;

• is responsible for the enforcement of court judgements in which one of the parties is the Council;

• may recommend the dismissal from the position held by the local heads of state administrative institutions within the relevant administrative territory;

• performs other duties provided for in laws, the Republic of Latvia Cabinet of Ministers regulations, the Council’s regulations and the Statues of the Riga Municipality

Contact information

Address: Ratslaukums 1, Riga LV–1539
Room: 220
Telephone: +371 67026101
Fax: +371 67026389
E-mail: nils.usakovs@riga.lv

  

 


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