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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 29. Municipal Government
- Chapter 6. Alteration of Municipalities
- Section 470. Standards.
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AS 29.06.470. Standards.
- (a) Except as provided in (b) of this section, voters of a municipality may petition for dissolution when the municipality
is free of debt, or, if in debt, each of its creditors is satisfied with a method of repayment and
- (1) the municipality no longer meets the minimum standards prescribed for incorporation by AS 29.05, or former AS 29.18.030
if it is a third class borough;
- (2) the municipality ceases to use each of its mandatory powers; or
- (3) the dissolution petition filed under AS 29.06.460
is signed by a number of voters of the municipality proposed to be dissolved greater than 50 percent of the number of
votes cast in the last regular election in that municipality.
- (b) Voters of a city in a borough may petition for dissolution of the city if the borough consents to assume the city's
rights, powers, duties, assets, and liabilities. The consent must be ratified by a majority of borough voters voting on
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