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UPDATE: Inshore Council Election Procedure

March 11, 2022

In accordance with the Constitutional Constitution, Article X, Section 4(i)

“ All members in good standing working under the jurisdiction to be represented by a committee member shall be eligible to nominate and vote for the committee member.”

Should a card holding member hold a fishing license in a different area from their residential address and wish to receive a ballot for their working jurisdiction, they can follow the steps below:

  1. Contact the office to request the working jurisdiction ballot forms.
  2. Request and sign an affidavit that will waive their right to a vote in their residential area and swearing they work from the specific wharf in the Inshore Council District.
  3. Return their residential area ballot.
  4. Enterprise owner would provide signed purchase slips acknowledging the relevant landing port.
  5. Crew members would need to provide two settlement sheets listing the vessel.

All ballots must be received in the envelope provided no later than April 13, 2022.