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Adoption of Ordinances 1156, 1159, 1160

The following ordinances were adopted by the City Council on November 1, 2017:

Ordinance 1156
An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Cordova, Alaska, adopting Chapter 5.39, “motor fuel excise tax” and imposing an excise tax of $.04 per gallon on motor fuel dispensed into vehicles and watercraft from a fuel facility within Cordova

Ordinance 1159
An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Cordova, Alaska, amending Cordova Municipal Code section 5.40.030(c) and CMC 5.40.030(d) to increase the cap on sales tax from $3,000 to $7,500

Ordinance 1160
An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Cordova, Alaska, amending Cordova Municipal Code Chapter 5.40 to repeal CMC 5.40.090, eliminating the compensatory collection discount from sales tax

Copies of these ordinances can be obtained from the City Clerk’s office This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and are available at www.cityofcordova.net

Cordova Special Election - November 7, 2017 - General Information

Polling place: Cordova Center Community Room A

Voting hours: 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

 

There will be one proposition before the voters at this election.

By citizen recall petition the following is proposition one:

 

Proposition No. 1

 

Shall Josh Hallquist be recalled from the office of City Council Member?

 YES   

    NO      

 

The actual ballot will contain a sponsor’s statement of the grounds for recall and following the sponsor’s statement Council member Hallquist may include a statement of 200 words or less.

Sample ballots containing complete ballot language will be available on or before October 24, 2017.

Voter registration: Voter registration applications may be obtained at City Hall or you may register online at http://www.elections.alaska.gov/ . To be qualified to vote in a regular or special city election, a voter must be: A) Qualified to vote in state elections and registered to vote in state elections at a residence address within the city limits of Cordova at least thirty days (Sunday October 8, 2017) immediately preceding the municipal election; B) A resident of the city for thirty days (Sunday October 8, 2017) immediately preceding the municipal election; and C) Not disqualified under Article V of the Alaska Constitution.

Absentee voting by mail: Submit a request for an absentee ballot by mail to: City Clerk, City of Cordova, PO Box 1210, Cordova, AK 99574; or by facsimile to 424-6000 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Application by mail shall be postmarked, and application by facsimile or email shall be received by the city clerk no more than 60 days (Friday September 8, 2017) or less than 7 days (Tuesday October 31, 2017) before the election. Such written request shall substantially include: voter’s residence address in Cordova; voter’s mailing address in Cordova; voter registration number; or, if not known, the voter’s social security number and date of birth; if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, the address to which it should be mailed; an original signature if the application is made by mail, or a facsimile thereof if application is made by facsimile transmission or email; and the printed name of the applicant.

 

For further information, contact the City Clerk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 424-6248.

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