DENALI BOROUGH, ALASKA

ORDINANCE NO.  94-20

INTRODUCED BY:  MAYOR GONZALES

 

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING THE PROCEDURE FOR FILLING A VACANCY UPON THE BOROUGH ASSEMBLY.

 

BE IT ENACTED by the Assembly of the Denali Borough, Alaska that:

 

Section 1.  Definitions. 

 

Vacancies and forfeitures of office have the meaning set forth in Section 2:05 of the Charter of the Denali Home Rule Borough.

 

Section 2. Classification.

 

This Ordinance is of a general and permanent nature.

 

Section 3.  Filling a Vacancy. 

 

(a).  If a vacancy occurs in the Assembly, the remaining members shall, within 60 days appoint a qualified person to fill the vacancy.  If less than 60 days remain in a term, a vacancy may not be filled.

 

(b).  Notwithstanding Section (a) of this subsection, if the membership is reduced to fewer than the number required to constitute a quorum, the remaining members shall, within seven (7) days appoint a number of qualified persons to constitute a quorum.

 

(c).  The person appointed under this section serves until the next regular election, when a successor shall be elected to serve the balance of the term if any.

 

(d).  The Mayor shall select from the applicants one person and present this person to the Assembly for approval.  If the Assembly fails to approve this person, the Mayor shall select another.  This process shall continue until an applicant is approved.

 

Section 4. Effective Date.  This ordinance becomes effective upon adoption by the Denali Borough Assembly and signature by the Mayor.

 

                            DATE INTRODUCED:  December 23, 1994

 

                             FIRST READING:   January 8, 1995

 

                            PUBLIC HEARING:   January 8, 1995

 

PASSED and APPROVED by the DENALI BOROUGH ASSEMBLY this 8th day of_January, 1995.

                                     SIGNATURE ON FILE 

                                                Mayor

 ATTEST:                      SIGNATURE ON FILE

                                            Borough Clerk