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Candidate Nominating Petition Forms Now Available, Filing Period for Assembly and School Board Seats Opens August 2

August 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Candidate Nominating Petition Forms Now Available, Filing Period for Assembly and School Board Seats Opens August 2

Election Nominating Petitions Election Nominating Petitions

Nominating Petitions are now available in the Municipal Clerk’s office in City Hall and online at: https://beta.juneau.org/clerk/elections

The filing period for the City & Borough of Juneau Assembly and School Board opens Friday, August 2, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.  Voters will elect four Assemblymembers and two School Board members at the October 1, 2019 Regular Municipal Election.  Filing for the seats closes Monday, August 12, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

Offices to be filled (elected by the voters at-large)

One (1)   Areawide Assemblymember: 3-year term  (Corrected!)

Two (2)   District One Assemblymembers: One seat for 3-year term and one seat for a 1-year term

One (1)   District Two Assemblymember: 3-year term 

 Two (2)   School Board Members: 3-year terms   

 In order to file for office, candidates must submit a Declaration of Candidacy Form with their Nomination Petition signed by at least 25 registered voters (more signatures are recommended in case one or more signature is disqualified) as well as the Alaska Public Offices Commission-Public Official Financial Disclosure Statement.

 Candidates for office must be qualified voters of the City and Borough of Juneau:

(1)        Qualified to vote in State elections;

(2)        A resident of the municipality for at least thirty days immediately preceding the election;

(3)        Registered to vote in state elections at a residence address within the municipality at least thirty days before the municipal election at which the person seeks to vote; and

(4)        Not disqualified under Article V of the Alaska Constitution.

In addition, candidates for Assembly must be a resident of […]

General Information

The Municipal Clerk’s Office serves as Liaison with the CBJ Assembly, staff and the public and is the Election Official for the municipality. The Municipal Clerk is responsible for:

  • administrating local elections, serving as a voter registration office for the State of Alaska; and reviewing compliance with Alaska Public Offices Commission requirements.
  • providing notification of all official activities and meetings of the Assembly and its various committees in compliance with the Open Meetings Act.
  • administrating the activity of the Assembly, the Assembly Standing Committees and the Assembly appointed advisory boards and committees.
  • administrating appeals to the Assembly regarding decisions of the Planning Commission and other quasi-judicial boards.
  • responding to requests for information from the public, CBJ staff, other municipalities, state officials, and both state and federal legislative offices.
  • coordinating and maintaining office tracking system for correspondence and follow-up action.
  • maintaining a comprehensive record system of all CBJ permanent and historic records; maintaining custody of the City and Borough seal; and attesting to CBJ documents such as minutes, legislation, plats, and Notices of Decisions, and ensuring compliance with the Open Records Act.
  • assisting in the preparation of the Assembly budget, reviewing expenditures and assisting the Mayor’s Executive Assistant with administration of approved budget.
  • assisting in planning and attending special events on behalf of the CBJ.
  • administering liquor and gaming license review.