Introducing in English
Introducing Slovenske Konjice
Just before the mighty Pohorje forests wrap you into their hug, the doors to the town Slovenske Konjice, with the thousand-year-old square design, open in front of you.A kind medieval country town, with six thousand inhabitants, is laid amid mysterious Slovenske Konjice Mountain on one side and sunny golden hills of Škalce on the other side. The town which was first mentioned in 1146, by the name Conouwiz and its numerous surrounding villages, round up the image of the valley around river Dravinja.
The mayor represents and acts on behalf of the municipality and municipal council. He convenes the municipal council and he chairs its sessions. Mayor's major preoccupations are defined in the Statute of Slovenske Konjice municipality.
Vice mayor is named from members of municipal council by the mayor.
The supervisory board
The supervisory board is the highest body, which supervises the use of budget funds in the municipality.
The supervisory board has, according to the law, following functions:
- monitors the use of municipality's property
- ensures the purpose and efficiency of budgetary expenditures
- monitors financial operations of budget users