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 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, at the municipal level. Today, he serves in 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 in 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 councilor:

January 2018:

  • Meeting of Public Institutions with the mayor,
  • Meeting (topic – construction of a hydroelectric generating station on the middle Sava)
  • Work meeting Dewesoft
  • Inauguration of 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 Slovenian raiolways
  • Meeting concerning Ruardi airfield
  • Presentation of sledding at artificial tracks of the Ledenka skating park

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