DENALI BOROUGH, ALASKA

ORDINANCE NO.   96-19 

INTRODUCED BY:    MAYOR GONZALES 

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 13 OF THE DENALI BOROUGH CODE OF ORDINANCES REGARDING COMMITTEE SEAT APPOINTMENTS.

 

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

 

Section 1.  Classification. 

 

This ordinance is of a general and permanent nature.

 

Section 2. Chapter 13, Section 5. A. is amended as follows:

 

                        A. Nomination of members of committees.

 

                        [1.  The members of a committee may be selected by nomination from the floor and formal election by the Assembly.

                        2.  The presiding officer, members of the Assembly, or Mayor may suggest names to be approved by the Assembly.

                        3.  If more names are suggested than the number to constitute the committee, the presiding officer puts the names individually in the order suggested until enough are chosen to constitute the committee.  The negative as well as the affirmative vote must be taken when voting.]

 

 

1.)  Committee members shall be nominated by the Mayor from current applications on file for committee seats.  Applications are made available in the borough office during regular business hours or by mail.  All applications will be date stamped at the time received and retained by the Borough Clerk as active for a period of twelve months.

 

2.  Nomination Process.

 

All current applications for a particular committee shall be considered.  A proposed nominee shall meet the member qualifications of the committee, shall have a current application on file in the borough office, and shall attend a confirmation hearing.  The termination date for consideration to a committee seat will be fifteen days prior to the date of the confirmation hearing.

 

3.)  Confirmation of Committee Members.

 

The Mayor shall nominate and the Assembly shall confirm committee seat appointments.  Confirmation hearings shall be held during regular Assembly meetings.  The Assembly may ask specific questions  for a committee seat.  Questions shall be directed through the Presiding Officer.  At the next regular Assembly meeting following the confirmation hearing, the Assembly shall vote on each nominee in the order presented by the Mayor until the vacancy is filled.  The negative as well as the affirmative vote shall be recorded.

 

Section 3.  Oath of Office.

 

Confirmed committee members shall be sworn in accordance with Denali Borough Charter Section 15.04.  An orientation and parliamentary procedures packet will be assigned.

 

 

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

 

 

                             DATE INTRODUCED: August 11, 1996  

 

                             FIRST READING:    August 11, 1996 

 

                             PUBLIC HEARING:   October 13, 1996

 

 

PASSED and APPROVED by the DENALI BOROUGH ASSEMBLY this 13th day of October, 1996.

 

                                    SIGNATURE ON FILE 

                                                Mayor

 

 

 ATTEST:                     SIGNATURE ON FILE

                                            Borough Clerk