Matjaž Švagan

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Vice President of the National Council of the Republic of Slovenia

He was elected to the National Council as a representative of local interests of the 21st electoral unit based in Trbovlje.

- Member of the Interest Group of Local Interests.
- Member of the Commission for Culture, Science, Education and Sport.
- Member of the Commission for Local Self-Government and Regional 
  Development.

 

He was elected president of the Assembly of the Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi in 1992 and was in 1994 via direct elections elected mayor of the Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi. In 2010, he founded a political party Zagorje gre naprej - Združenje za napredek Zasavja (Zagorje moving forward – Association for progress of Zasavje) operating at the municipal level. Today, he is serving his sixth mandate as mayor of the Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi. For two mandates–from 2000 to 2004, as well as from 2004 to 2008–he served as a delegate of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia. Since 2017, he has served as president of the Council of the Regional Development Agency Zasavje.

Electoral unit 21: municipalities Hrastnik, TRBOVLJE, Zagorje ob Savi.

 

Activities of the councillor:

January 2018:

  • Meeting of Public Institutions with the mayor,
  • Meeting (topic – construction of hydroelectric generating station on the middle Sava),
  • Work meeting Dewesoft,
  • Inauguration of ice-skating park Ledenka,
  • Radio Aktual,
  • Meeting at the MGRT – Directorate for regional development,
  • Processing of problems in public water supply,
  • Meeting with a representative of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Slovene railways,
  • Meeting concerning Ruardi airfield,
  • Presentation of sledding at artificial tracks of the Ledenka ice-skating park,

August 2018:

  • Address on the holiday of the local community Tirna.

 

2019:

  • Attended the Facam award ceremony 2019: Rock Ivančki, Ljubljana, 16. 12. 2019,
  • Formal sitting of the Municipal Assembly of Municipality Zagorje, Zagorje ob Savi, 23. 12. 2019,
  • Speech at the opening of the exhibition of pieces by the art-literary camp Malek 2019: »Na sončni strani Galaksije« (On the sunny side of the galaxy) and the simultaneous presentation of Rastoča knjiga of Ormož, Ormož, 8. 11. 2019,
  • Main ceremony on the municipal holiday of Municipality Šmartno pri Litiji, Šmartno pri Litiji, 14. 11. 2019,
  • Slovene breakfast meeting with the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor, Izlake, 15. 11. 2019,
  • Reception at the Weinberger house of the Minister of Public Administration Rudi Medved, the Minister of Internal Affairs Boštjan Poklukar, and high representatives of the Slovenian Police, Zagorje ob Savi, 15. 11. 2019,
  • Formal ceremony on the national holiday, Zagorje ob Savi, 15. 11. 2019,
  • Congress of Slovene Municipalities, Rimske Toplice, 1. 10. 2019,
  • Ceremony Hoja za upanje Europa Donna (Walking for hope Europa Donna), Zagorje ob Savi, 1. 10. 2019,
  • Ceremony Kmetica Leta Slovenije, Zagorje ob Savi, 16. 10. 2019,
  • Address at the ceremony Rastoča knjiga, Šmarješke Toplice, 24. 10. 2019,
  • Award ceremony at the International basketball tournament, Zagorje ob Savi, 8. 9. 2019,
  • Main ceremony on the municipal holiday of the Municipality Velenje, Velenje, 19. 9. 2019,
  • Reception with the President of the Republic of Slovenia to honour the 30th anniversary of amendments to the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Slovenia which paved the way to an independent and sovereign Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, 27. 9. 2019,
  • Speech at the formal ceremony on the municipal holiday of Municipality Zagorje, Zagorje ob Savi, 1. 8. 2019,
  • Formal ceremony on the municipal holiday of Municipality Hrastnik with the ceremony for municipal awards and prizes for the year 2019, Hrastnik, 3. 7. 2019,
  • Opening of a new business space of the Post Office 1290, Grosuplje, 5. 7. 2019,
  • Reception of firefighting youth of Slovenia, Zagorje ob Savi, 27. 7. 2019,
  • Welcome address at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of operations of the Slovenian Paraplegic Association, Vransko, 15. 6. 2019,
  • Formal ceremony on the holiday of Municipality of Litija and Jerebova awards, Litija, 16. 6. 2019,
  • Traditional mass for the homeland, Ljubljana, 19. 6. 2019,
  • Mayor’s speech at the ceremony on the Statehood Day, “Večer na vasi”, Čemšenik, 24. 6. 2019,
  • Award ceremony for national awards of the President of the Republic, formal session on the municipal holiday of Municipality Trbovlje, 31. 5. 2019,
  • Speech at the consultation “challenge in the field of executing chimney-sweeping services”, the National Council, 31. 5. 2019,
  • Solemn serving of national awards of order and medals for merit with the President of the Republic, Ljubljana, 11. 4. 2019,
  • Welcome speech at the discussion about Martin Kojc, Ljubljana, 24. 4. 2019,
  • Speech and awarding of prizes at the Mining marathon 2019, Hrastnik, 28. 4. 2019,
  • Award ceremony with GZ of Slovenia, Ljubljana, 7. 3. 2019,
  • Round table discussion on education within Europe – guest Dr Miro Cerar, Zagorje ob Savi, 22. 3. 2019.

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