What is Dobele county?
Dobele municipality was established on July 1st, 2021. It includes the former neighboring municipalities: Auces and Tervetes counties.
The center of Dobele district is Dobele, where important issues for residents are decided.
Dobele municipality includes the city of Dobele and the city of Auces, and 19 parishes: Annenieki, Augstkalne, Auri, Bēne, Bērze, Biksti, Bukaiši, Dobele, Íle, Jaunbērze, Krimūnas, Lielauce, Naudīte, Penkule, Tērvete, Ukri, Vecauce, Vītiņi, Zebrene.
The area of the territory is 1629.33 km².
The population of Dobele district is 30,008 people.
What is the municipality of Dobele county?
The municipality consists of the council and the institutions established by it (for example, the administration of the municipality of Dobele region, the Social Service, the orphan's court, schools, kindergartens, cultural centers and folk centers, etc.), which take care of the needs and interests of the residents.
What does the municipality provide to citizens?
The municipality provides citizens with:
- schools and kindergartens, as well as transporting students to schools;
- communal services (heat supply, water supply, sewerage at the place of residence, waste management, building management);
- social assistance and health care;
- street and sidewalk repairs;
- tidy parks, recreation areas and active recreation opportunities;
- security and order;
- cultural institutions and events;
- sports services, events and places to play sports;
- environmental protection.
Does Dobele county have its own flag and coat of arms?
Yes, Dobele county has its own flag and coat of arms. They feature a silver brooch and a yellow robot line.
What is Dobele County Council?
The Dobele County Council decides on various issues and ensures that residents can live better, can receive various services, such as social services and communal services. The City Council consists of 19 deputies, who are elected every four years by the citizens in municipal elections.
The work of the council is led by the chairman Ivars Gorskis
What does the council do?
The council meets regularly in meetings called council meetings. Various decisions are made in them. Council meetings are open to the public, can be watched live, and take place once a month. Before the meetings, information is available on the website www.dobele.lv and on the Facebook website, where it is indicated when the council meeting starts and where you can find the address, which you can click on to see the council meeting on your phone or computer.
What is the municipal administration of Dobele region?
The municipal administration is an institution that ensures the preparation and execution of the decisions of council members.
The administration of the municipality is headed by Agris Vilks
Where is the municipality of Dobele district located?
Dobele county municipality is located at Brīvības street 15 and 17 (placed in two buildings), Dobele, LV-3701
Municipal working hours:
(Brīvības street 15 and Brīvības street 17, Dobele)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8.00 - 12.00 and from 13.00 - 17.00;
Wednesday from 8.00 - 12.00 and from 13.00 - 18.00;
on Friday from 8.00 - 12.00 and from 13.00 - 16.00
The lunch break, when the municipality does not accept visitors, is from 12.00 - 13.00
You can call the municipality at +371 63720940
You can send a fax to the following phone number: +371 63707258
Electronic postal letters can be sent to the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can get answers to the questions you are interested in by visiting one of the 3 State and local government unified customer service centers in the region:
Brīvības street 15, Dobele:
Jelgavas Street 1, Auce:
You can send an electronic mail to the e-mail address: email@example.com
"Zelmeni", Zelmeni, Tervete parish:
You can send an electronic mail to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The working hours, when you can come in person to receive a service, are the same in all 3 Customer Service Centers:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8.00 - 17.00;
on Wednesday from 8.00 - 18.00;
on Friday from 8.00 - 16.00
There is no lunch break.
To pay for any of the services, you must go to one of the 3 cash desks located:
1) Brīvības street 15 (1st floor), Dobele,
Cashier opening hours in Dobele:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8.00 - 11.00 and from 13.00 - 17.00;
on Wednesday from 8.00 - 11.00 and from 13.00 - 18.00;
on Friday from 8.00 - 11.00 and from 13.00 - 16.00;
On the last working day of the month, the office hours are until 15.30
2) Jelgavas street 1 (1st floor), Auce,
Cashier opening hours in Auce:
From Monday to Friday every day from 9.00 – 12.00 and from 13.00 – 16.00;
Friday from 9.00 - 15.00
The lunch break, when visitors are not accepted at the box office, is from 12.00 – 13.00
3) "Zelmeni", Zelmeni, Tervete parish
Cashier working hours in Tervete:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 9.00 – 12.00 and from 13.00 – 17.00;
on Wednesday from 8.00 – 12.00 and from 13.00 – 18.00;
on Friday from 8.00 - 12.00 and from 13.00 - 16.00.
The lunch break, the cash desk does not accept visitors, is from 12.00 – 13.00
Are there parish administrations in the parishes?
Yes, there are parish offices in the parishes of Dobele region, where you can come in person to ask questions that interest you, as well as call the heads of the parish offices. Auces pilsētas pārvalde atrodas Jelgavas ielā 1, Aucē. It provides services in the city of Auce, Vecauce and Vītiņu parishes. The head of the Auces city administration is Guntis Sefers. Phone number of Guntis Sefers: +371 29186744.
Annenieku parish administration is located at Skolas street 2, Kaķeniekos, Annenieku parish. The head of the Annenieku parish administration is Guntis Šmidlers. Phone of Gunti Smidlers: +371 29551502.
Augstkalne and Bukaishi parish administration is located in "Virsaiši", Augstkalne parish. Sandra Latiša is the head of the Augstkalne and Bukaishi parish administration. Phone number of Sandra Latiša: +371 29284561.
Auru parish administration is located at Skolas street 8, Auru parish. The head of the Auri parish administration is Janis Ozolins. Phone number of Janis Ozolins: +371 29181271.
Bene and Ukru parish administration is located at Central Square 3, Bene. Gints Vezuks is the head of the Bene and Ukru parish administration. Phone number of Gintas Vezuks: +371 25419495.
Berze parish administration is located at Upes street 1, Skibe, Berze parish. The head of Berze parish administration is Juris Kronbergs. Jura Kronbergs phone number: +371 29215138.
Biksti and Zebrene parish administration is located in "Liepziedi", Biksti parish. The head of the Biksti and Zebrene parish administration is Irena Dabra. Irene Dabras phone number: +371 29111938.
Dobele parish administration is located in "Gaisminas", Aizstrautnieki. The head of the Dobele parish administration is Dace Škornika. Dace Škornika's phone number: +371 26336194.
- Jaunbērze parish administration is located at Cerinu street 2, Jaunberze parish. Raimonds Sipols is the head of the Jaunbērze parish administration. Raimond Sipols phone number: 27234201.
- Krimunu parish administration is located in "Krimunu skola", Krimūnu parish. Anita Riekstina is the head of Krimūnu parish administration. Anita Riekstinass phone number: +371 26374970.
- Lielauce and Īle parish administration is located in "Ezerkrasti", Lielauce, Lielauce parish and "Malnieki", Īle parish. The head of the Lielauce and Île parish administration is Dina Meldere. Dinas Melderes phone number: +371 26141102.
- Penkules and Naudites parish administration is located in "Veca skola", Penkulė, Penkules parish. The head of the Penkules and Naudītes parish administration is Erika Karro. Erika Karro phone: +371 29256983.
- Tervete parish administration is located in "Zelmeni", Tervete parish. The head of Tervete parish administration is Maris Berlands. Mara Berlands phone: +371 26552303.