March 27, there took place first election of deputies and
heads in ten united territorial communities (UTC) such as: Shatska
rural UTC, Volyn region; Myrivska
rural UTC, Dnipropetrovsk region; Novoukrayinska
rural town UTC, Kyrovohrad region etc.
Thus, presently in Ukraine there have been established 169 united
Like 159 communities, in which the elections were held on
October 25, 2015, 10 newly created associations shall receive financial and
organizational support from the State, have direct relations with the state
budget, and have powers and sources of budget revenue similar to cities of
regional subordinance. In particular, the budgets of
these communities will benefit from 60% revenue from individual income tax,
other taxes and fees. The newly created communities will form their own
Executive committees and will be capable of solving all local issues, of managing
efficiently their own resource, developing their territory, thus making
difference in the lives of their citizens.
Recall that the process of creating united
communities is underway in Ukraine. In general, the process
of association has already been initiated by
over 6 thousands local councils, which makes up
more than half of the existing.
As was reported, on April 24, first
local elections will be held in three UTC:∙Pskowska rural UTC, Kyiv region; Pryvilnenska
rural UTC, Rivne region;
rural UTC, Rivne region.