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Organized Village of Saxman Announces Tribal Council Election


April 03, 2006

Saxman, Alaska - The Organized Village of Saxman will conduct their annual Tribal Council election on Thursday, April 20, 2006. In Saxman there are two forms of government one is the City of Saxman which serves as the municipal government and the other is the Organized Village of Saxman which serves as the Tribal government. The City of Saxman is governed by the Saxman City Council and the Tribal Government is governed by the Saxman IRA Council.

On April 20, 2006 the election for the Saxman Tribal Council will be held. There are two Council positions for a term of one-year, three Council positions for a term of two-years and one position for Council President for a term of one year. Polls will be open starting at noon until 8:00 PM at Saxman City Hall, 2706 South Tongass Highway on Thursday, April 20th.

Outgoing Council Members are Denise James , Nora DeWitt, Ginger Fox, Melvin Charles and President Lee Wallace.

Persons desiring to file for a Tribal Council or the President position can do so by coming to the Saxman Tribal Office (2714 South Tongass) and filing a declaration of candidacy form. The deadline to file is noon on Monday, April 10th.

Absentee ballots will be available starting at 1:00 PM on Monday, April 10th.

For more information please contact Tribal Administrator Winona Wallace at extension 28 or Tribal Secretary Nora DeWitt at extension #25.



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