DENALI BOROUGH, ALASKA

ORDINANCE NO. 02-09

 

INTRODUCED BY: Assembly Member Sidney Michaels

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING DENALI BOROUGH CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 68, SECTION 1, CONCERNING LOCATION OF POLLS.

 

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.  Purpose.  The purpose of this ordinance is to amend Chapter 68, Section 1 of the Denali Borough Code of Ordinances as follows:

 

Section l.  Time for opening and closing polls and locations.

 

A.        On election day, polls shall open for voting at seven o'clock in the morning and shall remain open continuously until eight o'clock in the evening.

 

B.        Fifteen minutes before the closing of the polls, an election judge shall announce to all persons present the time remaining before the polls close.  A judge shall announce the time when the polls close.  When the polls are closed no ballots shall be given out except to qualified voters present at the polls and waiting to vote when the polls are announced closed.

 

C.        The normal voting place shall be the City Hall in Anderson, [the Clear Air Force Administration Building in Clear] Rochester Lodge (Mile 280, Parks Highway), the Fire Hall in McKinley Park, the Community Hall in Healy and the Community Center in Cantwell.  If, for some reason beyond the control of the Assembly, the location is unusable, the Assembly shall by resolution designate a different location.  Such location shall be included in all Notices of Election.

 

D.        Election precincts for municipal elections shall be the same as those established in Chapter five, section one.  As the need arises, reapportionment and redistricting changes shall take place by Assembly ordinance.

 

Section 3.        Effective Date.  This ordinance becomes effective upon adoption of the Denali Borough Assembly and signature of the Mayor.

 

DATE INTRODUCED:  September 8, 2002

FIRST READING:  September 8, 2002

PUBLIC HEARING: October 13, 2002

 

 

 

PASSED and APPROVED by the DENALI BOROUGH ASSEMBLY this 13th day of October, 2002.

 

SIGNATURE ON FILE

Mayor

 

 

 

ATTEST:                                            SIGNATURE ON FILE

       Borough Clerk