Alaska Statutes.
Title 29. Municipal Government
Chapter 6. Alteration of Municipalities
Section 320. Charter Provisions.
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AS 29.06.320. Charter Provisions.

The charter must include

(1) provision for

(A) the adjustment of existing bonded indebtedness and other obligations in a manner that will assure a fair and equitable burden of taxation for debt service, subject to AS 29.06.380 ;

(B) the establishment of service areas;

(C) if election of members of the governing body is not areawide, the establishment of districts for the election of members of the governing body of the proposed unified municipality and procedures by which to reapportion the election districts;

(D) the reapportionment of districts if they are established;

(E) nonpartisan government, and the selection, organization, authority, and responsibilities of the governing body and its executive and administrator;

(F) the transfer or other disposition of property and other rights, claims, assets, and franchises of the municipalities to be unified under the charter;

(G) the exercise of the rights of initiative and referendum in accordance with AS 29.10.030 ;

(H) amending the charter in accordance with AS 29.10.100 ;

(2) the date on which the charter, if approved at the charter election, is effective;

(3) designation of the proposed unified municipality's official name; and

(4) other charter provisions that may be included in a home rule charter.

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