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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 29. Municipal Government
- Chapter 5. Incorporation
- Section 60. Petition.
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AS 29.05.060. Petition.
Municipal incorporation is proposed by filing a petition with the department. The petition must include the following
information about the proposed municipality:
- (1) class;
- (2) name;
- (3) boundaries;
- (4) maps, documents, and other information required by the department;
- (5) composition and apportionment of the governing body;
- (6) a proposed operating budget for the municipality projecting sources of income and items of expenditure through the
first full fiscal year of operation;
- (7) for a borough or unified municipality, based on the number who voted in the respective areas in the last general
election, the signature and resident address of 15 percent of the voters in
- (A) home rule and first class cities in the area of the proposed borough or unified municipality; and
- (B) the area of the proposed borough or unified municipality outside home rule and first class cities;
- (8) for a first class borough or unified municipality, a designation of areawide powers to be exercised;
- (9) for a second class borough, a designation of areawide and nonareawide powers to be exercised;
- (10) for a first class, second class, or home rule city, a designation of the powers to be exercised;
- (11) for a first class or home rule city, based on the number who voted in the area in the last general election, the
signatures and resident addresses of 50 voters in the proposed city or of 15 percent of the voters in the proposed
city, whichever is greater;
- (12) for a second class city, based on the number who voted in the area in the last general election, the signatures and
resident addresses of 25 voters in the proposed city or of 15 percent of the voters in the proposed city, whichever is
- (13) for a home rule city, home rule borough, or unified municipality a proposed home rule charter.
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