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Norton Gregory resigns from Assembly, opening up 1-year Areawide seat in Oct. election

August 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Norton Gregory resigns from Assembly, opening up 1-year Areawide seat in Oct. election

Assembly member Norton Gregory resigned from the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly today. His departure leaves a new vacancy for an Areawide seat in the October 2 Regular Municipal Election. This is another opportunity for the public to serve the community. The Candidate Filing Period closes today, August 13 at 4:30 p.m.​

 The Areawide seat now on the ballot in the Regular Municipal Election will be a one-year term, which is the remainder of Gregory’s term. Juneau voters will also elect a mayor, two District 2 Assembly seats, a District 1 Assembly seat and three School Board seats. Residents of Downtown Juneau, Douglas, North Douglas, Lemon Creek and the Airport area are eligible to run for District 1; residents of Mendenhall Valley and out the road are eligible to run for District 2. The Mayor is an Areawide seat.

 Again, the Candidate Filing Period for the October 2 Regular Municipal Election closes today, August 13 at 4:30 p.m. People interested in running for municipal office must complete a Declaration of Candidacy, a Nominating Petition, and an Alaska Public Offices Commission Public Official Financial Disclosure. There forms are available online​ and must be filed with the CBJ Municipal Clerk Office during the filing period.

 To vote in the October 2 Regular Municipal Election, you must be registered by September 2. Voters, regardless of which District they live in, will get to vote for all open seats.

For more information, contact Municipal Clerk/Election Officer Beth McEwen at […]

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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.