Notice of Request for Comments
The State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Oil and Gas (DO&G) is requesting comments on a preliminary determination of the state land in Southcentral Alaska that may be subject to oil and gas exploration licensing. The Southcentral determination area consists of state-owned, unencumbered land north of Paxson, west of Talkeetna, east of McCarthy, and south to Yakutat.
DO&G invites the public, agencies, and other interested parties to comment on the preliminary determination that the state land in the Southcentral determination area may be available for oil and gas exploration licensing. To be considered, comments must be received by 5:00 pm on March 7, 2016. After completion of the comment period, DO&G will evaluate the comments received. After evaluation of the comments received, the commissioner shall issue a final written determination of the state land that is subject to exploration licensing in the Southcentral determination area as required by AS 38.05.131(c).
How to Submit Comments or Proposals
Please refer to the Online Public Notice, dated February 2, 2016, and posted at http://notice.alaska.gov or http://dog.dnr.alaska.gov/ for more information and a map.
Feb 3-10, 2016
PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF
REGULAR MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION
OF THE CITY OF VALDEZ
MAY 3, 2016
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 MAY 3, 2016, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. to elect candidates for the following offices:
MAYOR One (1) Vacancy, to serve a 2 year Term.
CITY COUNCIL Three (3) Vacancies, each to serve a 2 Year Term
SCHOOL BOARD Two (2) Vacancies, each to serve a 3 Year Term
One (1) Vacancy, to serve a 1 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 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 FEBRUARY 16, 2016. Final date for filing a nominating petition will be MARCH 15, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
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, City Clerk
(Feb 3-10, 2016)