Alaska Statutes.
Title 29. Municipal Government
Chapter 6. Alteration of Municipalities
Section 200. Unification Petition.
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AS 29.06.200. Unification Petition.

(a) Formation of a charter commission to prepare a unification charter shall be proposed by resolution of the assembly or by petition. The question of formation of a charter commission may be submitted to the voters not more often than once every 24 months.

(b) An assembly, a council, or a person living in the area proposed for unification may initiate a unification petition.

(c) In a general law borough, a unification petition shall be prepared by the borough clerk upon receipt of an application meeting the requirements of AS 29.26.110 , except that instead of containing an ordinance or resolution the application shall contain the question under AS 29.06.210 (a). The petition shall be prepared in accordance with AS 29.26.120 , except material required under (a)(1) and (2) of that section shall be replaced with the question under AS 29.06.210 (a). The signature requirements of AS 29.26.130 (a), (c), and (d) apply to a unification petition. The completed petition shall be submitted to the clerk who shall deliver it to the assembly with a report of the number of valid signatures determined by the clerk to be on the petition.

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