Official vologda

  • Modificated: 04.04.2011

Official status of Vologda

The City of Vologda founded in 1147 is an administrative center of the Vologda Oblast.

In accordance with the Statute and current legislation of the Vologda Oblast the municipal formation the City of Vologda is recorded in the State register of municipal formations statutes of the Vologda Oblast 27.5 (certificate of August 30, 2005) and in the State register of municipal formations of the Russian Federation (certificate 007523 of April 7, 2006).

The City of Vologda is an independent municipal formation in the Vologda Oblast of the Russian Federation and is not a part of any other municipal formations.

Local self-government is administered in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal laws, laws of the Vologda Oblast and the current Statute based on the interests of the population, historical and other local traditions.

The municipal formation the City of Vologda doesnt have any administrative and territorial division.

The Day of the City is celebrated annually on the last Sunday of June.

The municipal formation the City of Vologda is an urban district. This status is laid down by the Law of the Vologda Oblast On the establishment of boundaries of the municipal formation the City of Vologda and its status of an urban district.

Boundary of the municipal formation the City of Vologda

The boundary of the municipal formation the City of Vologda defines the territory within the limits of which local self-government is exercised.

Its establishment and changes are carried out by public authorities of the Vologda Oblast in accordance with the current legislation.

The boundary of the municipal formation the City of Vologda is established by the law of the Vologda Oblast.

Changes in the boundary, unification with other municipal formations, division into two or more municipal formations, change in the status of an urban district are carried out at the initiative of the population of Vologda, the Vologda City Duma, the Head of the City and also the federal authorities and public authorities of the Vologda Oblast in accordance with the procedure determined by the Federal Law On the general principles of organization of local self-government in the Russian Federation.

Changes in the boundary and reorganization of the municipal formation are made by consent of the population given in compliance with the procedure determined by the federal legislation. Changes in the boundary which dont lead to inclusion of separate settlements to the territory of other municipal formations are made taking into account citizens opinion expressed by the Vologda City Duma.

The Vologda City Duma shall announce a vote of the population stipulated by the federal legislation and the Statute of the City of Vologda not later that on the 30th day after the Vologda City Duma receives either documents with the inhabitants initiative or a decision of the public authorities or a resolution of the Head of the City with the initiative to change the boundary, to reorganize the municipal formation.

Taking into account an opinion of the Vologda City Duma as it is stipulated by the legislation, the Vologda City Duma takes a decision on the issue of boundary changes by a two-thirds majority vote from the established number of deputies of the Vologda City Duma.