Gutenberg-Stenzengreith

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Gutenberg-Stenzengreith
Coat of arms of Gutenberg-Stenzengreith
Coat of arms
Gutenberg-Stenzengreith is located in Austria
Gutenberg-Stenzengreith
Gutenberg-Stenzengreith
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°12′32″N 15°33′47″E / 47.20889°N 15.56306°E / 47.20889; 15.56306Coordinates: 47°12′32″N 15°33′47″E / 47.20889°N 15.56306°E / 47.20889; 15.56306
Country Austria
State Styria
District Weiz
Government
 • Mayor Vinzenz Mautner (SPÖ)
Area
 • Total 27.8 km2 (10.7 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 1,746
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal codes 8061, 8160, 8162
Area codes 03132, 03172
Website www.gutenberg-stenzengreith.gv.at

Gutenberg-Stenzengreith is a municipality since 2015 in the Weiz District of Styria, Austria. It was created as part of the Styria municipal structural reform, at the end of 2014, by merging the former towns of Gutenberg an der Raabklamm and Stenzengreith.[2] [3]

Geography[edit]

Municipality arrangement[edit]

The municipality territory includes the following five sections and like-named Katastralgemeinden (populations and areas: as of 2015[4][5]):

Katastralgemeinde /
Ortschaft
Area Population
1 Jan 2015
Garrach 1,045.00 ha (2,582.3 acres) 467
Kleinsemmering 416.96 ha (1,030.3 acres) 754
Plenzengreith 476.11 ha (1,176.5 acres) 181
Stenzengreith 578.02 ha (1,428.3 acres) 207
Stockheim 261.44 ha (646.0 acres) 146

Culture and sights[edit]

Politics[edit]

Mayor[edit]

On 27 April 2015, Vinzenz Mautner (SPÖ) was elected mayor. Mautner was clear to see the vote prevail against the former mayor of Gutenberg and the interim government commissioner, Thomas Wild, with 7:8 votes.[6] Thomas Wild had to settle for vice-mayor, and town treasurer as Erwin Neubauer (ÖVP) of the municipality.[6]

Town council[edit]

The municipal council consists of 15 members and convened on the results of the 2015 election as follows:

The prior elections brought the following results:

Party 2015 2010 2005 2000
merged town Gutenberg Stenzengreith Gutenberg Stenzengreith Gutenberg Stenzengreith
Stimmen % Mandate St. % M. St. % M. St. % M. St. % M. St. % M. St. % M.
ÖVP 487 41 7 486 58 9 223 57 5 494 58 9 227 60 6 411 55 8 183 52 5
SPÖ 401 33 5 354 42 6 078 20 2 294 34 5 095 25 2 240 32 5 116 33 3
FPÖ 132 11 1 not running 092 23 2 not running 055 15 1 050 07 1 053 15 1
Die Grünen 182 15 2 not running not running 065 08 1 not running 048 06 1 not running
Wahlbeteiligung 83% 85% 90% 85% 87% 87% 89%

Coat of arms[edit]

AUT Gutenberg-Stenzengreith COA.svg

The award of the town crest followed with Wirkung of 1 August 1984 to the town Gutenberg an der Raabklamm. By way of the merger, the crest lost its official validity on 1 January 2015. The new award was on 15 February 2015.[7]
Blazon (crest description):

"In ermine, a black anchor inverted (Wurfparte)“.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistik Austria - Bevölkerung zu Jahresbeginn 2002-2016 nach Gemeinden (Gebietsstand 1.1.2016) for Gutenberg-Stenzengreith.
  2. ^ "Steiermärkische Gemeindestrukturreform".
  3. ^ Kundmachung der Steiermärkischen Landesregierung vom 10. Oktober 2013 über die Vereinigung der Gemeinden Gutenberg an der Raabklamm und Stenzengreith, beide politischer Bezirk Weiz. Steiermärkisches Landesgesetzblatt of 15 November 2013. Nr. 118, 32. Stück. ZDB-ID 705127-x. p. 630.
  4. ^ Statistik Austria, Bevölkerung am 1.1.2015 nach Ortschaften
  5. ^ KG-Flächen 2015, auf stmk.gv.at
  6. ^ a b Kleine Zeitung of 27 April 2015: Machtwechsel in Gutenberg-Stenzengreith, accessed on 29 April 2015.
  7. ^ 24. Verlautbarung der Steiermärkischen Landesregierung vom 4. Februar 2016 über die Verleihung des Rechtes zur Führung eines Gemeindewappens an die Gemeinde Gutenberg-Stenzengreith (politischer Bezirk Weiz), accessed on 12 February 2016
  8. ^ Heinrich Purkarthofer. "Die in den Jahren 1984 und 1985 vergebenen steirischen Gemeindewappen" (PDF). Landesarchiv Steiermark. p. 46. Retrieved 2015-06-15.

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