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Mayor´s powers

  1. Mayor is a representative of the town and its supreme executive body. The office of Mayor is a public office. The Mayor’s period of office terminates on the taking of an oath by a new Mayor. The mode of electing Mayor is subject to a separate law.
  2. The office of Mayor is incompatible with the office of:
    •  Member of Municipal Parliament,
    • municipal employee,
    • authorised representative of a budget-funded organization or organization receiving contributions from the budget established by the municipality,
    • Chairman of Regional Government
    • principal employee of a public administrative body, in accordance with a separate law.
  3. Mayor
    • summons and conducts meetings of Municipal Parliament and Municipal Council and signs their resolutions
    • executes municipal administration
    • represents the town toward government bodies, legal entities and natural persons,
    • decides on all aspects of municipal administration which are not reserved for decision-making of the Municipal Parliament by the law or municipal regulations,
    • performs custody of the municipal flag and seal
    • uses municipal insignia
    • awards Mayor’s Prize.
  4. Mayor is an authorised representative of the town in its property relations and in employment relations toward the municipal employees; it is an administrative body in administrative-legal affairs.


Source: Statutes of the Poprad Town


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