I.Metshin on abandoned vehicles and garages: “We need to get rid of this junk once and for all”
By November 1, the heads of district administrations
must provide lists with the exact number of ownerless objects - abandoned
garages and cars that need to be disposed. Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan,
instructed to clean the city from unwarranted objects and cars today on a
Business Monday. “We shouldn't talk about this for 10 years. Let us set a task,
estimate the scope of the work and get rid of this junk once and for all. Kazan
in the XXI century should not remain these old garages and rusty cars”, - the
head of the city noted.
“The urban environment consists of not only parks,
squares and landscaped embankments. Our yards, above all, is the place where
residents go out every day and come back after work or study - I.Metshin said.
- There should be no deprived areas in Kazan, a metropolitan level must be set everywhere”.
The issue of abandoned buildings, dilapidated garages
and ownerless cars has become especially relevant in Kazan during the
implementation of the Our Yard program aimed at improving of yard territories.
The heads of district administrations reported to the
Mayor on the work undertaken to dismantle and remove abandoned buildings and ownerless
cars. From 2019, 2,600 garages, 248 fences, 152 vehicles were identified in the
Aviastroitelny and Novo-Savinovsky districts. Presently, 73 objects have been
dismantled: 5 security posts, 47 metal poles, 2 barriers, 2 traffic blockers,
15 metal fences, 2 objects have been dismantled by owners, reported Fanis
Nurmukhametov, head of the administration.
“In addition, 70 vehicles were evacuated from the
territory of the districts, 26 of them by the administration, 44 cars were
taken out by the owners – he added. - This year it is planned to dismantle 98
5.7 million rubles have been allocated from the
municipal budget for the dismantling of garages in the Kirovsky and Moskovsky
“Together with property management
companies, police, traffic police officers, work is underway to identify owners
and inclusion of abandoned cars into the registry – I.Khismatullin added. - To
date, the owners of 21 objects out of 29 have been identified. Of these, 19
owners moved their cars. The owners of eight vehicles are being identified”.
In 2019, 250 unwarranted
buildings were dismantled in the Vakhitovsky and Privolzhsky districts, last
year - 482 buildings. Four hundred and seventy two objects are planned to be
dismantled this year, the head of the district administration Marat Zakirov
said. Now, 402 garages have already been dismantled.
Over the past three years, the owners of the
unwarranted objects and the administration dismantled 870 illegally installed
garages in the Sovetsky district. Andrey Yakovlev, first deputy head of the
district administration, noted that during this year, 45 objects were removed,
as well as security booths and barriers.
The Mayor called for strengthening the work on the
removal of ownerless cars, abandoned metal garages from yards and the
dismantling of illegal structures.
In the near future, the issue of abandoned cars and
garages should be resolved, the Mayor said. He instructed the heads of
districts to develop detailed lists of the illegal structures and ownerless
cars and to schedule their removal by November 1.
The heads of districts will have to report weekly on
this work to the head of the Executive Committee and report monthly to the
Mayor of Kazan on Business Mondays meetings.