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City of Seward Legislative Hist
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<br />r <br /> <br />RESOLUTION NO. l4l <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION CALLING A SPECIAL ELECTION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING THE <br />ADOPTION OR REJECTION OF THE PROPOSED HOME RULE CHARTER AS APPROVED BY THE CHARTER <br />CO~~ISSION OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA. <br /> <br />WHEREAS on October 7, 1958, aG majority of the qualified electors of the City <br />or Seward, Alaska, voted yes to 2 proposition of whether or not the City of Seward <br />would adopt a City Charter providing for a Home Rule type local government pursuant <br />to the power to do so granted by Section 9, Article 10, or the Constitution or the <br />State of Alaska, said charter to be drafted by a five member Charter Commission <br />appointed by the City Council of tbe City of Seward, whose duty it shall be to <br />draft a City Charter for review by the City Council to be submitted lor ratification <br />by the voters of the City of Seward at a future general or special election, and <br /> <br />WHEREAS on December IS, 1958, the City Council did name a five member Charter <br />Commission, and <br /> <br />WHBREAS on November 30, 1959, said Charter Commission presented the proposed <br />Home Rule Charter for review by the City Council and the City Council voted unani- <br />mously for City Council acceptance of the proposed Charter, and <br /> <br />WHEREAS on December 2, 1959, said Charter Commission filed with the Seward City <br />Clerk two copies of the proposed City Charter signed by the five members of the <br />Charter Commission, and <br /> <br />w~EREAS the approved proposed Home Rule Charter was posted December 2, 1959, <br />in three public places by the City Clerk, and <br /> <br />WHEREAS on December 2, 1959, notice of Public Hearing relative to the provisions <br />of the Charter to be conducted December ll, 1959, by the Charter Commission was <br />posted in three public places by the City Clerk, <br /> <br />NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, and it is hereby resolved that the City Clerk of <br />the City of Seward is directed to publiah notice of election to be held on January <br />5, 1960, for the purpose of adopting or rejecting the said approved proposed Home <br />Rule Charter for the City of Alaska, and the City Clerk is further directed to have <br />ballots prepared for such election to be held on January 5, 1960. <br /> <br />AN EMERGENCY IS HEREBY DECLARED TO EXIST in that the election date has been set <br />for January 5, 1960, in compliance with the State law deadline, and the rules govern- <br />ing the passage of ordinances and resolutions are hereby suspended and this resolution <br />is given immediate effect upon its passage and approval. <br /> <br />Passed and approved this 7th day of December <br /> <br />1959. ~-;J <br /> <br />(iti~,,-/fh~l/~~ <br /> <br />Alex Petrovich, Mayor <br /> <br />ATTEST: <br /> <br />&d-t-f-~ U C.' z<:'/ccz6 <br />Beatrice E. Watts, City Clerk <br />
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