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Borough's anadromous streams protections survive another challenge

...2011 expansion, the borough's anadromous streams protections have faced a number of challenges, including a petition application in 2012 that would have led to a citizen vote deciding the fate of the anadromous protections. Another in 2013...
Clerk out to initiate change

...requirements were met. Biggs said she proposed the fee in response to receiving numerous simultaneously submitted petition applications on the same subject, something she believes sponsors do to ensure at least one clears certification. The Alliance...
ACT members oppose changes to initiative process

...State law requires at least 10 sponsors of a petition application, though there could theoretically be any number...initiative and referendum drives to time their petition applications to take advantage of upcoming events. That is...
Initiative process gets revisions a $100 fee with each petition application. Sponsors get that money back if their petition applications are approved, that is...gun" approach to filing petition applications, often wording several versions...
Session-move initiative petition approved

...that was defeated by voters last November, the new measure wouldn't mandate tax limits. Another initiative petition application approved Friday would let residents register to vote on the same day of an election. Current law says voters must...
Stream ordinance petition denied

Kenai Peninsula Borough officials last week denied a petition application that would have led to a citizen vote deciding the fate of the anadromous stream protection ordinance. The group Citizens 4 Responsible...
Assembly has big to-do list

...regarding initiatives and referenda. Among other things, the amendments propose setting a $100 fee for filing a petition application that would be refunded when an application is approved. It would also clarify that sponsors of initiatives who...
Initiative changes put off

...2007-32 would require a $100 fee for filing a petition application, which would be refunded if petitioning were...response to receiving numerous, simultaneously filed petition applications on the same subject, a tactic she said she believes...
Election 2007: Another fine mess

...filing fee to get the initiative process started is not unreasonable even more so if the money is refunded if a petition application is approved. * Perhaps there is some comfort in knowing that there are still situations in which there is no pat...
ACT seeks term limits

...unenthusiastic about signing up to run for public office to replace them? That might be up to voters to decide. If the petition applications are approved, ACT petitioners would have 90 days to acquire 1,503 signatures, qualified names equal to 15...


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