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NOTICE OF REGULAR MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION OF THE CITY OF VALDEZ - MAY 7, 2024

City of Valdez Elections

NOTICE OF REGULAR MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION

 OF THE CITY OF VALDEZ

MAY 7, 2024

 

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to applicable law and ordinances (or Code of Laws of the City of Valdez) a general election will be held on MAY 7, 2024, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. to elect candidates for the following offices:

 

MAYOR:                     One (1) Vacancy, to Serve a Three (3) Year Term

                                    

CITY COUNCIL:        Two (2) Vacancies to Serve a Three (3) Year Term

                                    

SCHOOL BOARD:    Three (3) Vacancies, to Serve a Three (3) Year Term

                                    

ELIGIBILITY OF CANDIDATES

 

Mayor, City Council and City School Board:  Must be a qualified elector of Alaska who has been a resident of the City of Valdez for a period of not less than one year immediately preceding the date of filing.

 

NOMINATING PETITIONS 

 

Nominating petitions for the offices of Mayor, City Council and School Board may be obtained at the City Clerk’s Office. The first date to file a petition for office will be FEBRUARY 15, 2024. Final date for filing a nominating petition will be MARCH 15, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.

 

PRECINCTS, POLLING PLACES

 

The City consists of three election precincts for all regular and special City elections.  The boundaries of these precincts are as follows:

 

Precinct #1:                 that portion of the City of Valdez which lies west of Hazelet Avenue.

 

Precinct #2:                 that portion of the City of Valdez which lies between Hazelet Avenue and a north/south line drawn through the point where Crooked Creek crosses the Richardson Highway (Salmon Turnaround).

 

Precinct #3:                 that portion of the City of Valdez which lies east of a north/south line drawn through the point where Crooked Creek crosses the Richardson Highway (Salmon Turnaround).

 

The polling places for these precincts shall be as follows:

 

Precinct #1:                 Teen Center

Precinct #2                  City Council Chambers

Precinct #3                  Robe River Subdivision Fire Station

 

A PERSON IS QUALIFIED TO VOTE WHO

 

1.         Is a United States Citizen;

2.         Is 18 years or older;

3.         Has been a resident of the State of Alaska and the City of Valdez for 30 days immediately preceding the election;

4.         Is registered 30 days prior to the election as required under Alaska Statutes 15.07 and is not registered to vote in another jurisdiction;

5.         Is not disqualified under Article V of the State Constitution

 

Sheri L. Pierce, MMC, City Clerk

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