The leader of Prague, Jan Čižinský, warned himself on Tuesday that the sale of Džbán was not governed by a memorandum on the transfer of state property to the city, signed by the then Deputy Minister Zdeněk Zajíček and Prague Councilor Alexander Udženija, mayor Bohuslav Svoboda (all ODS).
“Two ODS leaders were to make sure that Prague acquired the maximum amount of assets from liquidated state-owned enterprises in its territory. Instead, they had some of the most valuable land sold to their fellow tax companies. This is absolutely scandalous, “said Čižinský.
For other lands of Prague state-owned enterprises, the city’s lands were transferred free of charge. Only at Džbán, an auction was held with the only bidder, Molepo, whose final owners are now ODS politician Vladimír Schmalz, then head of the municipal territorial development committee.
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According to Čižinský, Prague will propose to the deputies on Thursday that, ten years after the auction, “why the Džbán swimming pool and the valuable land around it were excluded from the scheme of a gratuitous transfer between the state and the city” will be investigated. The liquidation of the companies Pražské vodárny, Lesy hl. m of Prague and the State Farm, which was in charge of the same liquidator Jiří Kunt as Džbán, belonging to the company Prague Sewerage and Watercourses.
Former Councilor Udženija, who now heads the city council’s control committee, lacks evidence of non-standard land sales. Even during the committee meeting on the Internet petition Let Šárka breathe with about 11.5 thousand signatures, which the Greens from Prague 6 launched to Džbán. , “She told Czech Radio Udženija on Tuesday. An investigation is opened as to how the liquidator Kunt dealt with the sale of land.
The Džbán case was revived at the beginning of the year by Molepo’s announcement that the popular swimming pool would remain closed due to the state of emergency. At the same time, the company demanded the possibility to build near Džbán, which provoked outraged reactions. The initiative to change the zoning plan in the Šárka – Lysolaje nature park for building plots was rejected by the councilors on Monday, the deputies have to confirm it on Thursday.
Udžija agrees with Čižinský’s view that it would be best to acquire land near Džbán into the city’s ownership. According to Čižinský, land should be bought for the original price of about 150 crowns per square meter. In 2012, Molepo acquired about 180,000 square meters for about 53 million crowns.
“We managed to prove that the ODS politician had the process under control, the ODS politician bought it, and I think that the ODS should try to get Prague back the land,” added Čižinský.