Mayor of Belgrade

The Mayor of Belgrade (Serbian: Градоначелник Београда / Gradonačelnik Beograda) is the head of the City of Belgrade (the capital and largest city of Serbia). The Mayor acts on behalf of the city, and performs an executive function in the City of Belgrade.[1] The position is important as the city is the most important hub of economy, culture and science in Serbia. The current Mayor of Belgrade is Zoran Radojičić (Independent[a]). He was elected by the City Assembly on 7 June 2018, following the 2018 City Assembly election.[2]

Mayor of Belgrade
Градоначелник Београда
Gradonačelnik Beograda
Small Coat of Arms Belgrade.svg
Zoran Radojičić (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Zoran Radojičić

since 7 June 2018
StyleMayor
Member ofCity Council
Reports toCity Assembly
ResidenceNo official residence
SeatOld Palace
Term length4 years
Inaugural holderIlija Čarapić
Formation7 May 1839 (1839-05-07)
DeputyGoran Vesić

OfficeEdit

 
The City Hall (Old Palace) – Office of the mayor. Built in 1884 according to the project of architect Aleksandar Bugarski.

According to the current legislation, the Mayor is elected along with members of the City Assembly at the direct secret ballot for the period of four years. The Mayor may not be a councilor of the City Assembly.[1]

The Mayor has a Deputy who replaces him/her in case of an extended absence and/or due to any other reasons that prevent the Mayor to perform the duties. The Mayor appoints and dismisses the Deputy Mayor based on the approval of the City Assembly.[1]

The Mayor is concurrently the Chairman of the City Council with the right to vote.[1]

Authorities (competences) of the Mayor of BelgradeEdit

  • Immediate execution and/or looking after carrying out of the decisions and/or other documents of the City Assembly;
  • Proposing of draft decisions and/or other documents to be made by the City Assembly, as well as the manner of resolving the issues to be decided by the City Assembly;
  • Looking after carrying out of the entrusted duties within the scope of rights and responsibilities of the Republic;
  • Directing and coordinating of operations of the City Administration;
  • Proposing of the appointment and/or dismissal of the Head and Deputy Head of the City Administration;
  • Deciding on granting the right to use or lease the property, as well as on terminating the contracts on granting the right to use or lease such property, and charging the mortgage over the property used by the City and/or City Administration under the approval of the Property Directorate of the Republic of Serbia;
  • The Mayor is the executive authority in charge of the budget implementation;
  • Making of individual documents he is authorized to present under the current legislation, Charter or decision of the City Assembly;
  • Establishing of the expert working bodies in charge of their respective terms of references, and
  • Performing of any duties as provided for by the Charter, and/or other bylaws of the City.

List of mayors of BelgradeEdit

  Denotes Acting Mayor

Principality of SerbiaEdit

Kingdom of SerbiaEdit

Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes / Kingdom of YugoslaviaEdit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
  Mihailo Marjanović
(1871–1925)
Early 1919 9 November 1919 0 years People's Radical Party
  Kosta Jovanović
(1875–1930)
9 November 1919 25 August 1920 290 days Democratic Party
  Filip Filipović
(1878–1938)
25 August 1920 25 August 1920 0 days Communist Party of Yugoslavia
  Đoka Kara-Jovanović 2 September 1920 3 March 1921 182 days People's Radical Party
  Dobra Mitrović
(1886–1923)
9 March 1921 12 March 1923 2 years, 3 days People's Radical Party
  Mihailo Marjanović
(1871–1925)
22 August 1923 6 January 1925 1 year, 137 days People's Radical Party
  Kosta Kumanudi
(1874–1962)
22 August 1926 18 February 1929 2 years, 180 days Democratic Party
  Miloš Savčić
(1865–1941)
18 February 1929 23 May 1930 1 year, 94 days Independent
  Milan Nešić
(1886–1970)
23 May 1930 12 May 1932 1 year, 355 days Independent
  Milutin Petrović 12 May 1932 5 January 1935 2 years, 238 days Independent
  Vlada Ilić
(1882–1952)
10 January 1935 13 September 1939 4 years, 246 days Independent
  Vojin Đuričić 13 September 1939 20 June 1940 281 days Independent
  Jevrem Tomić 20 June 1940 12 April 1941 296 days Independent
  Ivan Milićević 12 April 1941 19 June 1941 68 days Independent

Nedić's regime under Nazi German occupationEdit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
  Milosav Stojadinović 19 June 1941 29 August 1941 71 days Independent
  Dragomir Jovanović
(1902–1946)
29 August 1941 20 October 1944 3 years, 52 days Independent

DF Yugoslavia / FPR Yugoslavia / SFR YugoslaviaEdit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
  Mihajlo Ratković 1944 1947 2–3 years League of Communists of Yugoslavia
  Ninko Petrović
(1896–1981)
1947 1951 3–4 years League of Communists of Yugoslavia
  Đurica Jojkić
(1914–1981)
1951 1954 2–3 years League of Communists of Yugoslavia
  Miloš Minić
(1914–2003)
1955 1957 1–2 years League of Communists of Yugoslavia
  Đurica Jojkić
(1914–1981)
1957 1961 3–4 years League of Communists of Yugoslavia
  Milijan Neoričić
(1922–2014)
1961 1964 2–3 years League of Communists of Yugoslavia
  Branko Pešić
(1922–1986)
1964 1974 9–10 years League of Communists of Yugoslavia
  Živorad Kovačević
(1930–2011)
1974 1982 7–8 years League of Communists of Yugoslavia
  Bogdan Bogdanović
(1922–2010)
1982 1986 3–4 years League of Communists of Yugoslavia
  Aleksandar Bakočević
(1928–2007)
1986 1990 3–4 years League of Communists of Yugoslavia
  Milorad Unković
(1945–2013)
1990 1991 0–1 years Socialist Party of Serbia

FR Yugoslavia / Serbia and MontenegroEdit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
  Milorad Unković
(1945–2013)
1991 1993 1–2 years Socialist Party of Serbia
  Slobodanka Gruden
(born 1940)
1993 23 June 1994 0–1 years Socialist Party of Serbia
  Nebojša Čović
(born 1958)
23 June 1994 21 February 1997 2 years, 243 days Socialist Party of Serbia
  Zoran Đinđić
(1952–2003)
21 February 1997 30 September 1997 221 days Democratic Party
  Milan Božić
(born 1952)
30 September 1997 22 January 1999 1 year, 114 days Serbian Renewal Movement
  Vojislav Mihailović
(born 1951)
22 January 1999 5 October 2000 1 year, 257 days Serbian Renewal Movement
  Milan St. Protić
(born 1957)
5 October 2000 20 March 2001 166 days New Serbia
(DOS)
  Dragan Jočić
(born 1960)
20 March 2001 1 June 2001 73 days Democratic Party of Serbia
(DOS)
  Radmila Hrustanović
(born 1952)
1 June 2001 7 October 2004 3 years, 128 days Civic Alliance of Serbia
(DOS)
  Nenad Bogdanović
(1954–2007)
7 October 2004 5 June 2006 1 year, 241 days Democratic Party

Republic of SerbiaEdit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
  Nenad Bogdanović
(1954–2007)
5 June 2006 27 September 2007†[3] 1 year, 114 days Democratic Party
  Zoran Alimpić
(born 1965)
27 September 2007 21 July 2008 298 days Democratic Party
  Branislav Belić
(1932–2016)
21 July 2008 19 August 2008 29 days Democratic Party
  Dragan Đilas
(born 1967)
19 August 2008 20 November 2013[b] 5 years, 93 days Democratic Party
  Temporary Council
(Serbian: Привремено веће / Privremeno veće)[c]
20 November 2013 24 April 2014 155 days Multipartisan
  Siniša Mali
(born 1972)
24 April 2014 28 May 2018 4 years, 34 days Serbian Progressive Party[7]
  Andreja Mladenović
(born 1975)
28 May 2018 7 June 2018 10 days Serbian Progressive Party[8]
  Zoran Radojičić
(born 1963)
7 June 2018 Incumbent 2 years, 314 days Independent[a]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Nominated to the post by the Serbian Progressive Party.
  2. ^ Dismissed by the City Assembly of Belgrade on 24 September 2013.[4]
  3. ^ Members: President Siniša Mali (SNS), Nikola Nikodijević (SPS), Andreja Mladenović (DSS), Tatjana Pašić (DS) (until 10 December 2013[5]) and Nebojša Čović (SNS).[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d City of Belgrade - Mayor
  2. ^ "Zvanično - Zoran Radojičić novi gradonačelnik Beograda". b92.net (in Serbian). Beta, Tanjug. 7 June 2018. Retrieved 7 June 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Preminuo Nenad Bogdanović" (in Serbian). B92. 27 September 2007. Retrieved 21 October 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Đilas smenjen sa mesta gradonačelnika" (in Serbian). RTS. 24 September 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Ostavka Tatjane Pašić" (in Serbian). RTS. 10 December 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Izabrano privremeno veće Beograda" (in Serbian). RTS. 18 November 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Ničić već stigao do Predsedništva, izabrani i Mali i Vesić" (in Serbian). B92. 18 November 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ Изборне листе (1. АЛЕКСАНДАР ВУЧИЋ – Зато што волимо Београд!), City of Belgrade (Election 2018), accessed 27 July 2018.