Alaska Statutes.
Title 29. Municipal Government
Chapter 20. Municipal Officers and Employees
Section 220. Executive Power.
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AS 29.20.220. Executive Power.

(a) The executive power in a municipality is vested in a mayor. The mayor of a home rule or unified municipality is elected by the voters. The mayors of other municipalities are elected in accordance with AS 29.20.230.

(b) The mayor acts as ceremonial head of government, executes official documents on authorization of the governing body, and is responsible for additional duties and powers prescribed by this chapter or by home rule charter.

(c) This section applies to home rule and general law municipalities.

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