Official runoff election results confirmed Mark Johnson took home 338 votes, while Matt Culley received 146. 484 counted votes, excluding 4 questioned ballots discounted by the State, were cast during the runoff between Culley and Johnson.
As of Tuesday night’s first count, challenger Mark Johnson led incumbent Matthew Culley by a margin of more than 2-to-1. A total of 482 votes were submitted for the municipal runoff, says Nome City Clerk Bryant Hammond.
These are unofficial results. The Nome City Council will meet on Thursday, November 3rd at 12 o’clock noon in the Richard Foster Building for a Special Session to canvass the results.
Nome’s City Council has two ordinances relating to sales tax on the agenda. One would amend the deadline to apply for a sales tax exemption, and the other would increase the seasonal sales tax.
During citizens’ comments, Vera Metcalf wanted the Council to be aware of the EWC and many of its members’ resolutions for opposing the inclusion of walrus, mammoth, and mastodon ivory in the U.S. ivory ban laws.
All previously-announced unofficial Municipal election results are now official, including Chuck Wheeler’s appointment to Seat D of the Utility Board, despite Carl Emmon’s challenge to Wheeler’s candidacy and the election results. The official results were canvassed during a City Council special session on Thursday at noon.
The Council will meet at 12 noon Thursday, October 6th, for a special session to canvass the unofficial results from Nome’s municipal election.
These are unofficial results. The Nome City Council will meet on Thursday, October 6th at 12 o’clock noon for a Special Session to canvass the results of the October 4th election.
Nome City Councilman Matt Culley mentioned that it’s “not bad” to be spending $150,000 less than what the budget planned for when the total budget amount is over $11 million. More discussion and voting on seven ordinances amending Nome budgets will occur at the next City Council meeting.
City Manager Tom Moran and Mayor Richard Beneville will be absent from tonight’s City Council meeting while the Council discusses ordinances on Nome’s fiscal year 2016 budgets.