MAY 5, 2020
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to applicable law and ordinances (or Code of Laws of the City of Valdez) a general election will be held on TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2020, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. to elect candidates for the following offices:
CITY COUNCIL: Two (2) Vacancies to Serve a Three (3) Year Term
SCHOOL BOARD: Three (3) Vacancies, to Serve a Three (3) Year Term
ELIGIBILITY OF CANDIDATES
City Council and City School Board: Must be a qualified elector of Alaska who has been a resident of the City of Valdez for a period of not less than one year immediately preceding the date of filing.
Nominating petitions for the offices of City Council and School Board may be obtained at the City Clerk’s Office. The first date to file a petition for office will be FEBRUARY 18, 2020. Final date for filing a nominating petition will be MARCH 16, 2020 at 12:00 NOON.
PRECINCTS, POLLING PLACES
The City consists of three election precincts for all regular and special City elections. The boundaries of these precincts are as follows:
Precinct #1: that portion of the City of Valdez which lies west of Hazelet Avenue.
Precinct #2: that portion of the City of Valdez which lies between Hazelet Avenue and a north/south line drawn through the point where Crooked Creek crosses the Richardson Highway
Precinct #3: that portion of the City of Valdez which lies east of a north/south line drawn through the point where Crooked Creek crosses the Richardson Highway (Salmon Turnaround).
The polling places for these precincts shall be as follows:
Precinct #1: Recreation Center (Formerly called the Teen Center) 414 W Hanagita Street
Precinct #2: City Council Chambers 212 Chenega Avenue
Precinct #3: Robe River Subdivision Fire Station 114 River Drive
A PERSON IS QUALIFIED TO VOTE WHO
1. Is a United States Citizen;
2. Is 18 years or older;
3. Has been a resident of the State of Alaska and the City of Valdez for 30 days immediately
preceding the election;
4. Is registered 30 days prior to the election as required under Alaska Statutes 15.07 and is not
registered to vote in another jurisdiction;
5. Is not disqualified under Article V of the State Constitution
Sheri L. Pierce, MMC, City Clerk