The current form of the environmental protection organizational arrangement in the City of Prague at the level of municipalities and administrative wards is analyzed. Effectiveness of the organizational arrangement is assessed and disunity of the organizational structure stated. The study revealed an unsatisfactory state, which, however, no one has addressed so far. Possible solutions are discussed, and optimizing approach consisting in the reduction of municipalities themselves within the reform of public administration, or in a transfer of public administration execution to a higher level - i.e. the administrative ward, is proposed. Other related issues such as administrative workload of staff members are dealth with proposing, among other, to desist from unnecessary activities. Actual work effectiveness was not assessed because of limited data available. The paper presents the line of research into this problem conducted at the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences of the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague.
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