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Filing Period for Assembly and School Board Seats Closes Monday, July 26, 2021

July 23rd, 2021|Comments Off on Filing Period for Assembly and School Board Seats Closes Monday, July 26, 2021

Filing Period for Assembly and School Board Seats Closes Monday, July 26, 2021

The filing period for the City & Borough of Juneau Assembly and Board of Education (School Board) opened on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. and will close at 4:30p.m. on Monday, July 26, 2021. Visit our website for a list of currently certified candidates.

Voters will elect a Mayor, two Assemblymembers and three School Board members at the October 5, 2021 Regular Municipal Election which will be held as a Vote By Mail election similar to that conducted for the October 2020 Regular Municipal Election.

Offices to be filled (elected by the voters at-large):

One (1) Mayor – 3 year term

One (1) District One Assemblymember – 3 year term

One (1) District Two Assemblymember – 3 year term

Three (3) Board of Education (School Board) seats – 3 year terms each

Candidates for office must be qualified voters of the City and Borough of Juneau:

(1) Qualified to vote in State elections;
(2) A resident of the municipality for at least thirty days immediately preceding the election;
(3) Registered to vote in state elections at a residence address within the municipality at least thirty days before the municipal election at which the person seeks to vote; and
(4) Not disqualified under Article V of the Alaska Constitution.

In addition, candidates for Assembly must be a resident of CBJ for at least one year immediately preceding election to office. Also, candidates for Assembly District 1 and District 2 seats must […]

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The Municipal Clerk’s Office serves as Liaison with the CBJ Assembly, staff and the public and is the Election Official for the municipality. The Municipal Clerk is responsible for:

  • administrating local elections, serving as a voter registration office for the State of Alaska; and reviewing compliance with Alaska Public Offices Commission requirements.
  • providing notification of all official activities and meetings of the Assembly and its various committees in compliance with the Open Meetings Act.
  • administrating the activity of the Assembly, the Assembly Standing Committees and the Assembly appointed advisory boards and committees.
  • administrating appeals to the Assembly regarding decisions of the Planning Commission and other quasi-judicial boards.
  • responding to requests for information from the public, CBJ staff, other municipalities, state officials, and both state and federal legislative offices.
  • coordinating and maintaining office tracking system for correspondence and follow-up action.
  • maintaining a comprehensive record system of all CBJ permanent and historic records; maintaining custody of the City and Borough seal; and attesting to CBJ documents such as minutes, legislation, plats, and Notices of Decisions, and ensuring compliance with the Open Records Act.
  • assisting in the preparation of the Assembly budget, reviewing expenditures and assisting the Mayor’s Executive Assistant with administration of approved budget.
  • assisting in planning and attending special events on behalf of the CBJ.
  • administering liquor and gaming license review.