Efficient ice control

Today the Mayor of Zrenjanin City, dr Mileta Mihajlov, signed the Contracts with the ice for ice control at the territory of Zrenjanin City. Actually the activities of ice control were transferred from Republic Weather  Forecast Institute to the Ministry  of Internal Affairs – Emergency Sector.

The main problem  with this activity is funding of  24-hour  duty  contractors  and purchase of ice  breaking  rockets during  the period  of 15.April to 15 October, during the  ice  control season.
Since the Law on ice  Control  was not adopted  last year  this issue is solved by coofinancing of  the Government of Republic of Serbia  and MIA / purchase of rockets/ and  Institute of Weather Forecast /4000 dinars  for shooters/ , supported by the local  governments contributing the shooters. on  monthly  basis for 6-month season.
According to  today signed contracts the City of Zrenjanin will pay shooters 7,000 dinars per month.
At the territory of the City there are 22 ice breaking stations with 44 people on duty during the season. The act on the instructions from the Radar Centre in Samoš.