DENALI BOROUGH, ALASKA

 

RESOLUTION 04-06

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE DENALI BOROUGH ASSEMBLY TO REVIEW THE CURRENT APPORTIONMENT PLAN AS REQUESTED BY A PETITION OF THE PEOPLE OF THE DENALI BOROUGH.

 

 

WHEREAS, the Denali Borough Assembly received a petition on April 6, 2004 regarding the Borough’s current apportionment; and

 

WHEREAS, the petitioner’s requested a review of the existing apportionment plan to determine whether the apportionment meets the standards of AS 29.20.060; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to AS 29.20.060, the composition and apportionment of the Denali Borough Assembly is required to be consistent with the equal representation standards of the Constitution of the United States; and

 

WHEREAS, according to AS 29.20.060 the Assembly does not provide for weighted voting; and

 

WHEREAS, the 2000 decennial census has been completed and the results provided to the Borough Assembly to determine the apportionment of the Borough.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED:  that the Denali Borough Assembly agrees to review the current apportionment plan with a goal of bringing the plan deviation within the constitutionally presumptive standard of 10% or less; and

 

BE IT FUTHER RESOLVED:  the Denali Borough Assembly apportionment plan will meet the standards of AS 29.20.060.

 

PASSED and APPROVED this 12th day of May, 2004.

 

 

                                                                        ________________________________

                                                                                                Mayor

 

ATTEST:                                                        ________________________________

                                                                                          Borough Clerk