July 19, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 29

2012 Election dates are set

The annual Municipal Election will be held Tuesday, Oct. 2. The first day to file for candidacy is Tuesday, July 24.

“To date, there is one approved ballot proposal,” Petersburg City Clerk Kathy O'Rear said. “That is to withdraw from the Inter-Island Ferry Authority. However, the council has until the second meeting in August to finalize any additional proposals.”

The 2012 ballot will provide for the election of two City Council members for three year terms and one council member for the balance of a term ending October 2014.

“In addition to council seats,” O'Rear said. “We will be electing members to several boards and commissions.”

The last day to qualify and register to vote at the Oct. 2 election is September 2. Individuals can obtain voter registration forms at the City offices.

The last day for council to approve any additional ballot proposals is Aug. 20.

Nominating petitions and declaration of candidacy forms can be obtained from the front desk of the finance office during normal business hours or online at www.ci.petersburg.ak.us. The last day to file for candidacy is 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 21.

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