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CORDOVA REGULAR ELECTION MARCH 5, 2019

Notice of Bonded Indebtedness

One proposition for the issuance of general obligation debt for the City of Cordova has been placed on the ballot for the Regular City Election of March 5, 2019. The City provides the following notice of indebtedness in accordance with AS 29.47.190(b):

The current total general obligation indebtedness of the City as of 12/31/18 is $15,010,000 and in unsold bonds, $0.

The cost of the debt service (principal and interest) on the current general obligation indebtedness of the City will be $1,999,780.05 during the 2019 fiscal year, and a total of $18,084,851.96 to the final maturity of all outstanding general obligation bonds.

The total assessed value of taxable real and personal property in the City for the 2018 fiscal year was $ 341,652,860.

Cordova Regular Election 2019 Propositions

March 5, 2019

General Information

Polling place: Cordova Center Education Room
Voting hours: 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

There will be two propositions before the voters at this election.

By City Council resolution 12-18-30 the following is proposition one:

Proposition No. 1

Bonds for Harbor and Related Capital Improvements

Shall the City of Cordova incur debt and issue harbor revenue bonds in the principal amount of not to exceed Five Million Dollars ($5,000,000) the principal and interest of which are
payable out of, and the security for which are: (i) the revenues of the Port of Cordova, and (ii) the proceeds of a tax of 0.5% on the value of raw fish landed in the City if the qualified voters of the City approve a proposition for the levy of the tax at the March 5, 2019 Regular City Election, for the purpose of paying the cost of planning, design, acquisition, construction, reconstruction, repair, improvement, extension, enlargement or equipment of harbor and related improvements in the City, including without limitation repair and replacement of facilities at the Cordova South Harbor?

  • YES
  • NO

By city council resolution 12-18-31 the following is proposition two:

Proposition No. 2

0.5% Tax on Raw Fish for Harbor Facility Improvements, Repair and Maintenance

Shall the City of Cordova levy a tax of one-half percent (0.5%) on the value of raw fish landed in the City, with the proceeds of the tax to be dedicated to paying the cost of City harbor facility improvements, repair and maintenance, including without limitation payment of debt service on bonds issued by the City for harbor and related capital improvements?

  • YES
  • NO

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.

Cordova Regular Election 2019 General Information

March 5, 2019

Polling place: Cordova Center Education Room
Voting hours: 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

To elect:

Mayor: One (1) Mayor - For One (1) Regular, Three (3) Year Term
Seat A: One (1) City Council Member - For One (1) Regular, Three (3) Year Term
Seat F: One (1) City Council Member - For One (1) Regular, Three (3) Year Term
Seat G: One (1) City Council Member - For One (1) Regular, Three (3) Year Term

To elect:

Two (2) School Board Members - For Two (2) Regular, Three (3) Year Terms

To elect:

Two (2) CCMC Authority Board Members - For Two (2) Regular, Three (3) Year Term
One (1) CCMC Authority Board Members - For One (1), Two (2) Year Term

To declare candidacy: Any qualified voter who meets the residency and age requirements of the elective office must file, not more than eight weeks (Tuesday, January 8, 2019) and at least four weeks (Tuesday February 5, 2019) prior to the election, with the city clerk, a sworn declaration of candidacy using the declaration of candidacy form that applies to the office for which he or she is a candidate in order for the voter's name to appear on the ballot as a candidate for that elective office.
Residency and age requirements: Mayor and City Council: One year immediately preceding the election and eighteen years of age. School Board Member: One year immediately preceding the election and eighteen years of age. CCMC Authority Board of Directors: One year immediately preceding the election, eighteen years of age and able to meet the requirements in Cordova Municipal Code 15.20.010 B.
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 February 3, 2019) immediately preceding the municipal election; B) A resident of the city for thirty days (Sunday February 3, 2019) 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 January 4, 2019) or less than 7 days (Tuesday February 26, 2019) 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.

Contact the City Clerk or the Deputy City Clerk for information This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 424-6248 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.%20">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 424-6286.

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