DENALI BOROUGH, ALASKA

ORDINANCE NO.   92-11

 

INTRODUCED BY:    Sid Michaels 

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 66, SECTION 5 OF THE DENALI BOROUGH

CODE OF ORDINANCES TO CHANGE THE TIME FRAMES FOR SPECIAL ELECTIONS.

 

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 66, Section 5 amended.

 

            Chapter 66, Section 5 of the Denali Borough Code of Ordinances is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

 

Section 5.  Special elections.

 

     A.  If a petition submitted by voters for an initiative, referendum, or recall election is certified sufficient by the Borough Clerk and submitted to the [Municipal] Borough Assembly, the Assembly shall resolve that a special election be held on the question [on the ninth (9th) Tuesday] within 75 days, but not sooner than 45 days following submission of the petition to the Assembly.

 

     B.  If a special election is required by an act of the [Municipal] Borough Assembly, the [Municipal] Borough Assembly shall resolve that a special election on the question proposed by the Assembly's ordinance or resolution be held [on the sixth (6th) Tuesday] within 75 days, but not sooner than 45 days following the Assembly's action.

 

     C.  If the regular election held each year occurs within seventy‑five (75) days but not sooner than 45 days of the date of submission to the Assembly of a petition by voters for an initiative, referendum, or recall election; or if the regular election occurs within seventy‑five (75) days but not sooner than 45 days of Assembly action which requires election, then no special election may be scheduled and the question or proposition shall be placed on the regular election ballot.

 

     D.  Notice of a special election must be posted in at least three (3) public places in each of the four major communities of Anderson, Cantwell, Healy and McKinley Park with one of the public places being the post office for 30 days preceding the date of election.

 

 

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

 

                             DATE INTRODUCED:    June 14, 1992 

 

                             FIRST READING:      June 14, 1992 

 

                             PUBLIC HEARING:     July 12, 1992 

 

 

PASSED and APPROVED by the DENALI BOROUGH ASSEMBLY this 12th day

of July, 1992.

 

                                    SIGNATURE ON FILE 

                                                Mayor

 

 

 ATTEST:                    SIGNATURE ON FILE

                                            Borough Clerk