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Information has been updated at 29.08.2018, 16:38

The decision on tender of trams has been taken

The procurement commission has taken the decision regarding the winner of the procurement in the framework of the open competition ‘Purchase of Passenger Trams within the Project of the European Regional Development Fund ‘Renovation of Tram Infrastructure of Daugavpils’’(Identification Number: ASTU/2012/02/ERAF). The association of the suppliers - the JSC


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Daugavpils City Council launches campaign ''Let’s inspect streets together!'' – special e-mail address is created for city inhabitants

Municipal institutions regularly receive many reports from people about the condition of roads in the city. Deputy Chairperson of Daugavpils City Council Vjačeslavs Širjakovs says: "One of our work priorities is to maintain the streets and sidewalks in good condition, therefore the decision on a joint campaign with citizens on inspection of streets ofDaugavpilsis made. The help of


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At the Heating Plant № 1 mounted a new heating boiler

Board Member of municipal Joint Stock Company “Daugavpils Siltumtīkli” Māris Laudiņš informs that at the Heating Plant № 1 a new, produced in a Russian –Germanyjoint company “Wolf Energy Solutions”, heating boiler with installed capacity 15 MW were installed and put into operation.

New boiler is placed instead of old water boiler


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The State Revenue Service and Ministry of Finance included municipal joint-stock company “Daugavpils Siltumtīkli” on white list.

The State Revenue Service and Ministry of Finance admitted that municipal joint-stock company “Daugavpils Siltumtīkli” corresponds with certain criteria and decided to include company in in-depth cooperation program or so-called white list.

Opportunity of faster repayment of value-added tax, services of an individual tax consultant, receiving of information on a monthly


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Big carnival procession of school students was held on the second day of Christmas

On the 26th of December, the second day of Christmas, a mass carnival procession of Daugavpils schools' students took its placethe first time in Daugavpils. It was attended by more than 1,200 students of secondary schools of Daugavpils. Masks marched through from Vienības square on Rigas street to Daugavpils Ice Hall. Festive mood of the youngsters was created by Santa Claus, fairy-tale


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Santa Claus invited the best students to the Centre of Latvian Culture

On the 27th of December Latvian Centre of Culture held the Christmas tree for the best students among city schools. Before meeting with Santa Claus, children watched a holiday concert and a performance of Latvian Cultural Centre collectives.

The students were greeted by Daugavpils City Council ChairpersonŽannaKulakova, her first Vice-chairman VitālijsAzarevičsand


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Daugavpils City Council wishes everyone a Merry Christmas!

In the run up to Christmas and the New 2013 I wish happiness, well-being and health to enter every home, every labor collective of the city. Let the white, peaceful light of Christmas bring kind thoughts, inspirational ideas for creative and productive work, faith in our abilities and in our home city!


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The New Year performance from Saint Petersburg and Christmas gifts for small citizens of Daugavpils.

On the 20th of December Daugavpils Palace of Culture hosted a Christmas tree, organized jointly by Daugavpils City Council and the General Consulate of the Russian Federation in Daugavpils. This event took place in the framework of the program by government of St. Petersburg "Compatriots". Miraculous, funny and instructive Russian New Year's fairy tale "Morozko" was performed by artists of St.


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Municipal police demonstrated to journalists the work of video surveillance system

From the 9th of November video surveillance system in Daugavpils began working in a stationary, not a test mode. On the 14th of December Municipal Police invited journalists to review the operation of this system and its first results.

55 cameras have been installed at 28 objects. City center includes 19 objects, Jaunbūve housing estate and Ķīmiķu housing estate have 8


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The results of 2012 in the field of tourism are summarized

On the 13th of December vice-chairperson of LivijaJankovska held a meeting of experts of the working group on tourism, the main aim of which is to evaluate the development of this sector in the past year. LivijaJankovska emphasized that in this direction have already been done a lot, but much remains to be done.

"First of all, has been completed concept development of tourism, and


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Daugavpils local government is one of the most youth friendly

The Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia commended the work of local governments with the youth, activities for youth, cooperation with youth organizations. In recent years much has been done in Daugavpils in this area, and it has not gone unnoticed. Daugavpils has received a diploma from the Ministry of Education for improving the quality of life of youth in local government.


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A pleasant Christmas gift for inmates of orphanage

On the 9th of December, 2012 in Riga Old Town Dome Square was held Cheerful Santa Claus race. The organizers of the event were Riga Internation "Rotary Club". The purpose of the fun race was to support the Children's Home "Priedīte" in Daugavpils.

The students of orphanage "Priedīte" came to Riga to participate in the mass race of Santa Clauses. Boys were dressed in Santa Claus


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Daugavpils resident Nadežda Moiseja was awarded by the Association of Business Women of Latvia

On the 8th of December the awarding ceremony of the annual competition, organized by the Association of Business Women of Latvia took place inRiga. In nomination "Woman Entrepreneur" one of the winners becameDaugavpilsresident Nadežda Moiseja.

Her candidature was announced by public organization „ Labvēlīgā vide Latgalei”, which works closely with  


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On the 12th of December Social Affair Department opened a charity exhibition-fair at Daugavpils City Council.

The exhibition presents numerous souvenirs, original and useful household items, and jewelry from beads, fabrics, and pieces of needlework. All of these remarkable works are made by hands of Day center clients of social care and rehabilitation center "World of opportunities", the orphans of shelter "Priedīte".

The exhibition was opened by Daugavpils City Council Vice-Chairperson Livija


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From the 1st of January is planned to provide the city's streets and squares lighting by SIA ''LabiekārtošanaD”

On the 6th of December Daugavpils City Council Members discussed the issue of permit for  PSIA "Sadzīves pakalpojumu kombināts" to hand over its property for use without compensation to SIA "Labiekārtošana D" in the Finance Committee.

Local government delegated functions were-passing the lightening of squares and other urban areas to servicing of SIA


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Let's celebrate Christmas and New Year 2013 in DAUGAVPILS!

Dear citizens of Daugavpils and city guests!



Come to theVienības Squareand delight yourself and your small children with a glorious Christmas tree in the city center. Dwarfs fairytale cottage invites you to participate in creative workshops and gift your children a miraculous


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Leaders of LOC and the heads of several sports federations visited Daugavpils

On the 4th of December Daugavpils was visited by General Secretary of Latvian Olympic Committee Tikmer Jorge, financial director Aldis Aboliņš, president of the Latvian Federation of swimming Kaspars Pone, President of Wrestling Federation Dzinrars Urbančiks, representative of Federation of gymnastics, Olympic silver medalist Jevgenijs Sapronenko. In Daugavpils Council they have met


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Chairman of the SSC ''Valsts nekustamie īpašumi'' appreciated the projects implemented by local government in Fortress

On the 30th of November Daugavpils was visited by SSC "Valsts nekustamie īpašumi" new leader Baiba Strautmane. She visited Daugavpils fortress, where most of the buildings belongs to headed by her structure, inspected other state properties. She had a meeting with Daugavpils City Council Chairperson Žanna Kulakova. After visiting the fortress Baiba Strautmane was pleasantly


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On the 3rd of December, the International Day of Disabled Persons, public transport for persons with disabilities is free

Based on Daugavpils City Council Binding Regulations No.31 of on the International Day of Disabled People, on the 3rd of
December public transport of Daugavpils is free of charge for people with disabilities. 

To use this benefit a certificate of disabled person must be shown.

Information prepared by Daugavpils City Council press-secretary L.


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During  a meeting with the Minister of Transport was updated the issue of implementation of Daugavpils Airport project

On the 28th of November community members of Association of Big Cities of Latvia (ABCL), heads of local governments of large cities met the Minister of Transport Aivis Ronis. They discussed many important issues relating to the transport sector in the municipalities. The participants were unanimous that within conditions of limited funding we must focus on the arrangement of the existing


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