HCS SB 256(CRA): "An Act relating to the offices of mayor and mayor pro tempore of a second class city."
00HOUSE CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 256(CRA) 01 "An Act relating to the offices of mayor and mayor pro tempore of a second 02 class city." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 29.20.230 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 05 (d) Notwithstanding (b) of this section, a second class city may by ordinance 06 provide that the mayor is elected, from the council, by the voters rather than by the 07 council. If an ordinance is adopted under this subsection, the council shall meet on 08 the first Monday after certification of each regular election and elect a council member 09 to serve as mayor pro tempore who takes office immediately and exercises the powers 10 and duties of mayor until the permanent mayor takes office. Within 45 days after 11 certification of a regular election, a special election shall be held for the permanent 12 mayor. The permanent mayor takes office on the first Monday following certification 13 of the special election and serves until the first Monday after certification of the next 14 regular election. The term of a mayor in office on the effective date of an ordinance
01 adopted under this subsection may not be altered.