The head of the Balashikha elected Sergei Yurov

Sergei Yurov

The head of city district Balashikha near Moscow was Sergei Yurov, who previously held the post of the mayor of Reutov (Moscow region). On Wednesday, August 16, reports “Interfax” with reference to the administration of the municipality.

“The Board of deputies of Moscow today was elected by a majority vote of Sergei Yurova,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

July 4, Yurov became acting mayor of Balashikha. This position became vacant in connection with the departure of Eugene Zhirkov, who resigned on June 27 after the high profile closure of the landfill “Kuchino”.

To close the polygon in Balashikha demanded Russian President Vladimir Putin, after the locals in a straight line complained to the President that the landfill has grown to such an extent that nears their homes. The next day on behalf of the authorities of the region the landfill was closed. Reclamation of occupied territory, according to preliminary estimates, will cost four billion rubles.

Sergei Yurov born in the Yubileiny town, Moscow region. Has two higher educations on a speciality “Rocket science” and “State and municipal management”. Since 2003 worked in various positions in city government Reutov. 3 Aug 2014 for early elections gained more than 88 percent of the vote, becoming the youngest elected head of Reutov.