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(A) Term. The mayor is elected at-large for a three-year term.

(B) Qualifications. A candidate for the office of mayor:

(1) shall be a qualified voter of Haines Borough; and

(2) shall be a resident of Haines Borough for at least one-year immediately preceding his election.

(C) Residency. If the person holding the office of mayor establishes residency outside the Haines Borough, he shall immediately forfeit the position.

(D) Compensation. The compensation of the Mayor shall be fixed by the assembly and may not be reduced during his term of office without his consent.

(E) Deputy mayor. The mayor shall designate one assembly member to serve as deputy mayor in his absence. If the office of mayor is declared vacant, the deputy mayor may be sworn in as mayor until the next regular or special election.