PRELIMINARY ORDER AND NOTICE OF
REGULAR MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION
OF THE CITY OF VALDEZ
OCTOBER 7, 2014
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, October 7, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. to elect candidates for the following offices:
MAYOR Vacancy, to serve a two-year (2-Year) term
CITY COUNCIL Three (3) Vacancies, each to serve a two-year (2-year) term
SCHOOL BOARD Three (3) Vacancies, each to serve a three-year (3-year) term
Nominating petitions for the offices of Mayor, 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 July 14, 2014. Final date for filing a nominating petition will be August 15, 2014, at 5:00 p.m.
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.
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 (Salmon Turnaround).
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: Teen Center
Precinct #2 City Council Chambers
Precinct #3 Robe River Subdivision Fire Station
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
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
Solid Waste Department needs your help to keep Hazardous Waste out of your landfill.
The City of Valdez will be holding a
Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day on
AUGUST 09, 2014
AT THE BALER FACILTY
500 S. Sawmill Rd
The Baler facility will be accepting any and all Household Hazardous Waste.
(Paint, Misc Household chemicals, pesticides, ect.)
HAZARDOUS WASTE as defined by City Code 8.08.020 cannot be put in your trash cans or dumpsters.
‘Hazardous Waste” means waste that is capable of causing injury, disease or impairment of health or property damage, including but not limited to, poisons, pesticides, acids, caustics, infectious or pathological waste, radioactive materials, explosive or highly flammable materials, oil and petroleum products, batteries and burning or smoldering materials, or any item which, when disposed of into landfill, will cause contamination of groundwater or cause the groundwater to not meet state drinking water standards.
If you have any questions please call the Baler at