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A. The borough clerk shall publish a notice of each election at least twice in one or more newspapers of general circulation in the borough. The borough clerk shall also post such a notice in two conspicuous places in each precinct. The first such publication, and the posting in each precinct, shall be accomplished at least 30 days prior to a regular election or at least 20 days before a special election.

B. Each notice of election shall include:

1. The type of election, whether regular, special or run-off;

2. The date of the election;

3. The hours the polls will be open;

4. The offices to which candidates are to be elected;

5. The subjects of propositions to be voted upon;

6. Voter qualifications and instructions for registration;

7. Instructions for application for absentee voting;

8. Early voting instructions, including station location and hours;

9. Precinct polling places.

C. Service Area Elections.

1. The borough clerk shall publish a notice of each service area election at least twice in one or more newspapers of general circulation in the borough, and on the borough website.

2. Each notice of election shall include:

a. The type of election;

b. The date of the election;

c. The polling place location and hours the poll(s) will be open;

d. The subjects of propositions to be voted upon;

e. Voter qualifications as set forth in FNSBC 5.08.010 and instructions for registration; and

f. The notice of election shall state a service area resident may vote in person at the borough clerk’s office or request a ballot by mail or electronic transmission.

D. For run-off elections, the notice of the locations of the precinct polling places may be included or separate from the notice of the election and publication shall be made at least once, no later than five days prior to the run-off election. The notice of election shall be posted at two places within each precinct.

E. Notice of Bonded Indebtedness.

1. Before a general obligation bond issue election, the borough clerk shall publish notice of the borough’s total existing bonded indebtedness at least once a week for three weeks.

2. The notice of the borough’s total existing bonded indebtedness shall state:

a. The current total general obligation bonded indebtedness, including authorized but unsold bonds, of the borough;

b. The cost of the debt service on the current indebtedness; and

c. The total assessed valuation within the borough. (Ord. 2020-26 § 2, 2020; Ord. 2015-48 § 2, 2015; Ord. 2004-45 § 2, 2004. 2004 Code § 2.12.050.)