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St. Petersburg Administration

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ST. PETERSBURG ADMINISTRATION, a permanent top executive organ of state power on the territory of the city, successor of the city hall. St. Petersburg Administration was formed by the law of St. Petersburg dated March 13, 1996 “On the System of Organs of State Power.” Its structure was approved by the law of St. Petersburg dated October 8, 1996. St. Petersburg Administration is comprised of the governor of St. Petersburg (in charge of St. Petersburg Administration), the Government of St. Petersburg and the Office of St. Petersburg Administration. The governor is elected by the population of the city for a period of 4 years by a majority of votes, on assuming the office he or she takes an oath. In June 1996 V. A. Yakovlev was elected Governor, in 2000, he was re-elected for a second term. In June 2003, Gov. Yakovlev was appointed Deputy to the Prime Minister, and A. D. Beglov, Vice Governor became an acting Governor). On October 5, 2003 V. I. Matvienko was elected Governor. The government of St. Petersburg is a collective body, its composition (no more than 15 people) is approved by the Governor. The government oversees preliminary projects of importance (the budget, plans and programmes of social and economic development, program completion reports, drafts of tax laws, etc.). Governmental resolutions are recommendatory in character and are presented in the form of proceedings records. Resignation of the Governor automatically dismisses the Government. The Office of the Government provides organizational, legal, informational, material and technical support for the Governor and the Government. Local and territorial organs of the executive branch are subordinated to St. Petersburg Administration, including over 30 branch Committees and 10 administrations, Energy Commission, Licensing Chamber, and 19 territorial administrations of St. Petersburg overseeing administration of the city districts.

N. Y. Cherepenina.

Beglov A.D.
Matvienko Valentina Ivanovna
Yakovlev Vladimir Anatolievich

City Hall

CITY HALL, Mayor’s Office in 1991-96, successor of the Executive Committee of Leningrad Soviet of Working People’s Deputies. By order of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic adopted on May 20