Advertising with us can place you in front of thousands of visitors a day. Learn more!
- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 29. Municipal Government
- Chapter 20. Municipal Officers and Employees
- Section 270. Veto.
previous: Section 260
. Executive Absence.
next: Section 280
. Vacancy in the Office of Mayor.
AS 29.20.270. Veto.
- (a) Except as provided in (c) - (e) of this section, the mayor may veto an ordinance, resolution, motion, or other action
of the governing body and may strike or reduce appropriation items.
- (b) A veto must be exercised before the next regular meeting of the governing body and must be accompanied by a written
explanation of the reasons for the veto. A veto may be overridden by vote of two-thirds of the authorized membership
of the governing body within 21 days following exercise of the veto, or at the next regular meeting, whichever is
- (c) The veto does not extend to
- (1) appropriation items in a school budget ordinance;
- (2) actions of the governing body sitting as the board of equalization or the board of adjustment;
- (3) adoption or repeal of a manager plan of government.
- (d) The mayor of a second class city has no veto power.
- (e) The veto does not extend to an ordinance adopted under AS 04.11.501. This subsection applies to home rule and
general law municipalities.
All content © 2008 by Touch
N' Go/Bright Solutions, Inc.
Note to HTML Version:
This version of the Alaska Statutes is current through December, 2007. The Alaska Statutes were automatically converted to HTML from a plain text format. Every effort has been made to ensure their accuracy, but this can not be guaranteed. If it is critical that the precise terms of the Alaska Statutes be known, it is recommended that more formal sources be consulted. For statutes adopted after the effective date of these statutes, see, Alaska State Legislature
If any errors are found, please e-mail Touch N' Go systems at E-mail. We
hope you find this information useful.