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The Ministry of Regional Development summed up the results of the participation in the conference of heads of municipal entities of Siberia and the Far East

The meeting in the Ministry of Regional Development of Russia summed up the participation of departments in the conference of heads of municipalities of Siberia and the Far East, held in the framework of the XXXI General Meeting of the Association of Siberian and Far Eastern cities in Novosibirsk, the press service of the Ministry of Regional Development reports.

The Association of Siberian and Far Eastern Cities is a voluntary organization of inter-municipal cooperation of cities, established in 1986 to promote the social and economic development of municipalities, the organization of local self-government and inter-municipal cooperation. The members of the Association are currently 70 municipalities of the Ural, Siberian and Far Eastern federal districts.

The conference of heads of municipalities of Siberia and the Far East was devoted to the topic "The current situation in local self-government in Russia."

Representatives of the Ministry of Regional Development of Russia took part in the section "On the issues of practical implementation of the Federal Law No. 136-ФЗ", in which amendments to the Federal Law No. 131-ФЗ "On general principles of local government organization in the Russian Federation" were discussed.

According to the Ministry of Regional Development, the adopted law is aimed at maximizing the approach of local governments to citizens: the introduction of intracity districts in major cities and the emergence of representative bodies at the level of intracity districts brings the work of deputies directly to people's lives.

At the same time, the law provides for the flexibility of legal regulation of the main issues of the organization of local self-government, which allows to take into account regional peculiarities and specificity of territories. In addition, the new law allows the regions to independently find the optimal balance of powers of municipalities, based on their real financial and organizational and personnel capabilities.

It was noted that the work on improving the legislation on local self-government will continue.

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