I. Metshin “The way of selecting contractors, which we started last year, works without flaws”
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August 12, Ksenia Shvetsova). The overhaul of the housing stock in Kazan is completed
by 73%, which is several times higher than last year. Today, acceptance
commissions evaluate the work of contractors. Implementation of the program
ahead of schedule confirms the effectiveness of the new way for selecting
contractors, approved last year. Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, announced
this at the Business Monday. He also noted that all the flaws that the
contractors made would be eliminated at their expense, and urged to finish work
not only quickly, but also efficiently.
the chairman of the Housing and Communal Services, reported on the progress of
the overhaul program. He reminded that the program included 243 multi-apartment
buildings totaling 1.8 billion rubles. Due to cost savings from the results of
the last year’s program, 9 multi-apartment buildings in urgent need of major
repairs were additionally included in the program. Today, the work is going on
in each of them.
of repair work in Kazan is almost 73% complete, whereas last year the
implementation did not exceed 38%by that time, noted D. Anisimov. The work and
acceptance commissions are held at the repaired sites. In total, experts
evaluated overhaul in 44 houses. “Last year on August 12, the acceptance
committee was not held at any house”, marked the speaker.
for the replacement of elevator equipment is also significantly ahead this
year. To date, 100% of the elevators have been updated in 42 out of 51 homes.
Last year, at the beginning of August, the work on the replacement of elevator
equipment was started on only one house.
planned to complete all major repairs by November. The seasonal works on the
facade and roof will be completed by August 15, and on central heating by
the program is being implemented ahead of schedule. This suggests that the way
for selecting contractors, which we started last year, works without flaws”,
said Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan. “It is important to comply with the
deadlines and in time to complete the overhaul of those houses that are
included in the program this year.”
to the new requirements of the Government of the Russian Federation, an
electronic auction was first organized for the selection of contractors for
overhaul last year. In Tatarstan, the customer of the works is the Fund ZhKKh
of the RT.
the program runs smoothly not on all objects. There is a threat of failure to
meet deadlines for one of the seasonal types of work in some houses, noted D.
Anisimov. He explained that some contracting organizations made incorrect work
schedules, not calculating their possibilities. The terms of work may be
extended only in a few designated cases, one of which is adverse weather
occurred when replacing the roof in apartment buildings due to heavy torrential
rains. According to D. Anisimov, the reason for flooding was a violation of the
work technology and a small number of workers at the facilities.
the situation, the general contracting organization additionally involved a
subcontracting organization. Currently, the situation is improving”, said D.
Anisimov. “The contractor will pay compensation based on the assessment. If
fail to reach a settlement, then it will be paid by court order”.
conditions have complicated the work this year, we had a lot of rain.
Nevertheless, we should not justify contractors when people are flooded”, said
I. Metshin. “Of course, there is compensation, but in any case, such work must
be carried out, taking into account all the risks”.