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Voter Registration Deadline September 3 for CBJ Municipal Election

August 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Voter Registration Deadline September 3 for CBJ Municipal Election

The last day to register to vote for the October 3, 2017 Regular Municipal Election is Sunday, September 3, 2017. Voters should register, if possible, prior to that date.  If a voter has changed a name, or a residence or a mailing address, an updated voter registration application should be completed.  Voters may register to vote at any of the following locations:

  • State Division of Elections’ Office, 240 Main St., Room 601;
  • State Division of Elections – Region I Office, Mendenhall Mall, 9109 Mendenhall Mall Road, Suite 3
  • Municipal Building, 155 S. Seward St., Clerk’s Office Room 202; and
  • Any CBJ Library.

Please note: Voter Registration Applications are available on-line.  Access the State of Alaska Web Page at:  http://www.elections.alaska.gov/Core/voterregistrationinformation.php. If you experience any difficulties trying to access this form, please contact the State Division of Elections directly at 465-3021.

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.