I.Metshin: “The Directorate of Parks and Squares has grown significantly, now the main task is to hold positions and move forward”
The Directorate of Parks and Squares of Kazan manage twenty-five
public spaces with a total area of 261 hectares. The staff of the Directorate
presented the Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin the main results of the four-year
work. The meeting was held at the Ecodom in the Gorkinsko-Ometyevsky forest.
The Directorate of Parks and Squares was established in
2017. “We can see the results of your work today. The scope of work done is
impressive. The Directorate has grown significantly in four years, now the main
task is to hold positions and move forward,”- the Mayor addressed the
To date, twenty-five employees work in the Directorate, the
average age of which is 28 years, said Robert Garipov, head of the Directorate.
The main areas of work of the Directorate include the
maintenance of parks and squares, the organization of services and cultural activities.
“Our young and active team is constantly developing, while the territories and
tasks are also expanding, - said R.Garipov. – In 2017, the directorate managed
16 parks with a total area of 178 hectares. This year, the number of parks has
increased to 25, and their total area has increased to 261 hectares”.
Aigul Latypova, deputy head of the Directorate, told about
the organization of trade points in the parks. She reminded that in the new
summer season, it is planned to locate 73 trade points in 19 parks of Kazan.
Unauthorized trade points are still often found in parks, A.Latypova
added. The Mayor proposed to establish separate department on the basis of the Directorate,
which would constantly monitor the organization of trade in public spaces, and
instructed to work on this issue.
Chief Engineer of the Directorate Petr Martynov spoke about
the technical support of parks, which includes service, cleaning, maintenance
of monuments, buildings and utilities.