20.11.2004   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 344/31


COUNCIL DECISION

of 15 November 2004

appointing two Czech members and three alternate Czech members of the Committee of the Regions

(2004/779/EC)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 263 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the Czech Government,

Whereas:

(1)

On 22 January 2002 (1) the Council adopted Decision 2002/60/EC appointing the members and alternate members of the Committee of the Regions.

(2)

Two seats as members of the Committee of the Regions have become vacant following the resignations of Mr Jan BŘEZINA, notified to the Council on 22 July 2004, and of Mr Oldřich VLASÁK, notified to the Council on 30 August 2004; one seat as an alternate member of the Committee of the Regions has become vacant following the resignation of Mr Petr DUCHOŇ, notified to the Council on 30 August 2004. Two seats as alternate members of the Committee of the Regions have become vacant following the nomination of Mr František SLAVÍK and Mr Tomáš ÚLEHLA to be full members,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Sole Article

The following are appointed to the Committee of the Regions:

(a)

as members:

1.

Mr František SLAVÍK,

President of the Regional Council of Zlínský kraj

to replace M. Jan BŘEZINA

2.

Mr Tomáš ÚLEHLA

Mayor of the City of Zlín, Zlínský kraj

to replace M. Oldřich VLASÁK;

(b)

as alternate members:

1.

Ms Ivana ČERVINKOVÁ

Mayor of the Municipality of Kostelec nad Orlicí, Královehradecký kraj

to replace Mr Petr DUCHOŇ

2.

Mr Ivan KOSATÍK,

2nd Deputy of the President of the Regional Council of Olomoucký kraj

to replace Mr František SLAVÍK

3.

Mr Petr OSVALD

Member of the local authority of the City of Plzeň, Plzeňský kraj

to replace Mr Tomáš ÚLEHLA;

for the remainder of their term of office, which runs until 25 January 2006.

Done at Brussels, 15 November 2004.

For the Council

The President

M. VAN DER HOEVEN


(1)  OJ L 24, 26.1.2002, p. 38.