Faction «Association «Samopomich» has blocked the Presidium of the Kyiv city Council and consequently the work of the city Council on February 25. According to the press service of the faction, the decision was made because the statutory Commission of the Kyiv city Council is not met and thus effectively blocked the possibility to submit for vote a draft decision on the election of regional councils in the capital on may 29.
«Deputies «Association «Samopomich» has blocked the Presidium of the Kyiv city Council and negotiate with the Secretary of city Council Vladimir Prokopovym, «reads the message.
It is noted that the project on elections in regional councils was registered in the Kyiv city Council last week. According to him, the city Council must apply to the CEC for setting the date of elections to the district Council on may 29, 2016.
According to the Chairman of the faction of the «Samopomochi» Sergey gusovsky, if this project will not be voted on 25 February, the CEC will not have time to call an election on 29 may.
As you know, on 23 July, the Council adopted a decision «On the management of the city of Kiev», according to which the management of regions in Kyiv should be carried out by district councils.
The Central election Commission appointed on March 27, 2016 elections of deputies to district councils of Kyiv.
The beginning of the electoral process was announced on 6 February 2016.
January 27 the District administrative court of Kiev suspended the elections of regional councils in Kiev. The CEC appealed.
On 29 January the representatives of 7 political forces have signed a joint letter to the President asking him to ensure that elections in the district, city councils of Kyiv on March 27. And applied to the General Prosecutor and the National anti-corruption Bureau.
February 1 the representatives of the democratic political forces jointly filed the registration documents of the members of the district in Kyiv city election commissions to the Central election Commission.
February 3, the CEC finished receiving submissions of candidates to the district electoral commissions on elections to the regional councils of Kiev on March 27.
February 5, Kyiv District administrative court gave the Central election Commission an explanation of the decision of 27 January. Behind him, the CEC prohibited from forming of the district election Commission for preparation and conduct of elections to the district Council of Kiev, scheduled for March 27.
The mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko did not say clearly whether it supports the restoration of regional councils in Kiev or not. He is convinced that before talking about the regional councils — the issue should be resolved by the legislative — the Verkhovna Rada, and the powers are clearly defined.
February 11, eight political parties demanded that the Kyiv mayor and Kyiv city Council to apply to the CEC for setting the date of elections to the district Council, but no later than April 2016.
On February 17, the administrative court of Appeal actually postponed the election in Kiev, restarting the trial in the district councils to the new suit OO «Sandpaper».
«Samopomich» blocked the work of the city Council 25.02.2016