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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 29. Municipal Government
- Chapter 6. Alteration of Municipalities
- Section 140. Election.
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. Succession to Rights and Liabilities.
AS 29.06.140. Election.
- (a) The Local Boundary Commission shall immediately notify the director of elections of its acceptance of a merger or
consolidation petition. Within 30 days after notification, the director of elections shall order an election in the
area to be included in the new municipality to determine whether the voters desire merger or consolidation. The
election shall be held not less than 30 or more than 90 days after the election order. A voter who is a resident of
the area to be included in the proposed municipality may vote.
- (b) A home rule charter in a merger or consolidation petition submitted under AS 29.06.100
(b)(5) is part of the merger or consolidation question. The charter is adopted if the voters approve the merger or
consolidation. The director of elections shall supervise the election in the general manner prescribed by AS 15 (Election Code). The state shall pay all election costs.
- (c) The director of elections shall certify the election results. If merger or consolidation is approved, the director of
elections shall, within 10 days, set a date for election of officials of the new municipality. The election date shall
be not less than 60 or more than 90 days after the election order and it is the effective date for the merger or
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