Fairbanks North Star Borough
FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH
Regular Assembly Meeting
June 24, 2021
This meeting will be held at or hosted from the
Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers
Juanita Helms Administration Center
907 Terminal Street, Fairbanks, AK
6:00 p.m.


This meeting will be conducted in-person and by zoom or zoom-only with consideration given to the Borough Operational Status and if the Juanita Helms Administration Center is otherwise open to the public. Please visit https://www.fnsb.gov/415/Stay-Connected-with-the-Assembly or contact the Borough Clerk’s Office (907) 459-1401.

1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

NONSECTARIAN INVOCATION

3.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.

ROLL CALL

5.

REQUEST FOR REMOVAL OF ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA AND ANY OTHER PROCEDURAL MOTIONS

6.

CITIZENS' COMMENTS - Each person's comments limited to 3 minutes (Citizens' Comments shall recess at 6:50 p.m. for public hearing)


6.a. A citizen may speak on agenda items not scheduled for public hearing
      (Memorandums, Bid Awards, Unfinished Business [items postponed
       from previous meetings, reconsideration, or notice of intent to
       rescind], Resolutions, or Ordinances being advanced to a public
       hearing on a different date). Citizens' comments on Board of
       Adjustment matters are not permitted.

6.b. Items that are not scheduled on the agenda. 

7.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA AND CONSENT AGENDA


Approval of the consent agenda passes all routine items indicated by an asterisk (*) on the agenda. Consent agenda items are not considered separately unless an Assemblymember so requests. Note: If the consent item to be removed is an ordinance up to be introduced, advanced, or referred, it takes two Assemblymembers to remove the item from the consent agenda. In the event of such a request, the item is returned to the general agenda.
8.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

8.a.

*Regular Assembly Meeting minutes of June 10, 2021.

9.

COMMUNICATIONS TO THE ASSEMBLY

9.a.

*Change Order: For Contract Issued as a Result of RFP No. 20035

Construction and Demolition (C&D) Debris Disposal Area

Approval of a Change Order to this contract in the amount of $196,980.00. The resulting total contract amount, after approval of this change order, will be $704,749.11.

9.b.

*Memorandum from Mayor Ward regarding a summary of intended land sale for fall 2021/FY22.

9.c.

*Memorandum from Mayor Ward recommending the appointment of various road service area commissioners.

10.

MESSAGES FROM THE BOROUGH MAYOR

11.

REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

12.

REPORTS FROM REPRESENTATIVES


12.a. Report from the City of Fairbanks Representative.

12.b. Report from the City of North Pole Representative.

12.c. Report from the School Board Representative.
13.

SPECIAL ORDERS - Public Hearing at or after 7:00 p.m. (each person's comments limited to 3 minutes)


13.a.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-18

An Ordinance Providing For The Sale Of Real Property Acquired Through Tax Foreclosure. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

13.b.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-19

An Ordinance Providing For The Disposition Of Property Which Lies Within The City Of Fairbanks Which Has Been Acquired Through Tax Foreclosure. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

13.c.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-21

An Ordinance Amending FNSBC 2.08.030, FNSBC 4.04.170, FNSBC 4.80.060, And FNSBC 4.84.040 To Create A Boards And Commissions Division Of The Clerks Office And To Recognize The Transfer Of Certain Activities From The Community Planning Department To The Office Of The Borough Clerk. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

13.d.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-22

An Ordinance Rezoning Approximately 58 Acres From Light Industrial To Heavy Industrial Or Other Appropriate Zone For A Portion Of The N1/2 Of The NE1/4 Of Section 29, Township 1 South, Range 1 West And A Portion Of The S1/2 Of The SE1/4 Of The SE1/4 Of Section 20, Township 1 South, Range 1 West, Fairbanks Meridian, As Shown In Exhibit A (Located On The West Side Of Peger Road, North Of Tria Road) (RZ2021-004). (Sponsor: Assembly)

13.e.

ORDINANCE NO. 2020-20-1X

An Ordinance Amending The FY 2020-21 Budget By Appropriating $1,750,000 From The Solid Waste Disposal Enterprise Operating Fund Unrestricted Net Position To The Solid Waste Disposal Enterprise Projects Fund For Heavy Equipment Replacements. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

13.f.

ORDINANCE NO. 2020-20-1Y

An Ordinance Amending The FY 2020-21 Budget By Appropriating $1,700,000 From The Solid Waste Disposal Enterprise Operating Fund Unrestricted Net Position To The Solid Waste Disposal Enterprise Projects Fund For A Cell 3 Leachate Recirculation Project. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

13.g.

ORDINANCE NO. 2020-20-1Z

An Ordinance Amending The FY 2020-21 Budget By Appropriating $2,250 From The Haystack Service Area Fund Balance To Pay For Unexpected Road Maintenance Expenses. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

14.

CONSIDERATION OF CALENDAR - Unfinished Business

15.

CITIZENS' COMMENTS - Each person's comments limited to 3 minutes (continuation if needed)


15.a. Items that are not scheduled for public hearing - continuation.
16.

CONSIDERATION OF CALENDAR - New Business - Resolutions

16.a.

RESOLUTION NO. 2021-23

A Resolution Ratifying The Monetary Terms Of The Negotiated Collective Bargaining Agreement Between The Alaska State Employees Association American Federation Of State, County And Municipal Employees, Local 52, AFL-CIO And The Fairbanks North Star Borough. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

16.b.

*RESOLUTION NO. 2021-24

A Resolution Ratifying The Monetary Terms Of The Negotiated Collective Bargaining Agreement Between The Fairbanks North Star Borough Employees Association (FNSBEA) Local #6125, APEA/AFT (AFL-CIO) And The Fairbanks North Star Borough. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)
(Refer to the Finance Committee on July 15, 2021; Advance to July 22, 2021)

16.c.

*RESOLUTION NO. 2021-25

A Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Submit A Grant Application To The Department Of Defense, Office Of Local Defense Community Cooperation For The Defense Community Infrastructure Program For The Chena Lake Recreation Area Revitalization Project. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

16.d.

*RESOLUTION NO. 2021-26

A Resolution Adopting The Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

17.

CONSIDERATION OF CALENDAR - New Business - Ordinances To Be Referred To Committees or Commissions

17.a.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-23

An Ordinance Amending FNSBC Title 18 To Amend Definitions, Including Adding Child Care Homes, Child Care Group Homes And Child Care Centers; Adding These As Uses In Various Zoning Districts; And Making Other Related Changes. (Sponsor: Assemblymember Wilson)
(Refer to the Planning Commission meeting of August 24, 2021 with recommendation due back by August 27, 2021)

18.

CONSIDERATION OF CALENDAR - New Business - Ordinances To Be Introduced And Advanced To Public Hearing

18.a.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-24

An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 2021-12 To Alter The Terms Of The Authorization For The Direct Sale Of A Portion Of Tract H-3 Of Alaska State Land Survey 87-17, Within Section 16, T.1S., R.1W., To An Adjoining Landowner (Located On The North Side Of 30th Avenue, East Of Peger Road, West Of North Van Horn Road). (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)
(Refer to the Committee of the Whole on July 15, 2021; Advance to July 22, 2021 for Public Hearing)

18.b.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-25

An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 2020-20 (FY21 Budget) And Ordinance No. 2021-20 (FY22 Budget) To Waive Certain Cost Principles In FNSBC 7.08.010 For The FY 2020-21 (Half-Year) And FY 2021-22 Recurring Grants To The Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation And For The FY 2021-22 Recurring Grant To The Fairbanks Convention And Visitors Bureau DBA Explore Fairbanks. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)
(Refer to the Finance Committee on July 15, 2021; Advance to July 22, 2021 for Public Hearing)

18.c.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-20-1A

An Ordinance Amending The FY 2021-22 Budget By Accepting A Designated Gift And Appropriating $92,791.11 To The Special Revenue And/Or Capital Projects Funds For The Fairbanks North Star Borough Animal Shelter. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)
(Refer to the Finance Committee on July 15, 2021; Advance to July 22, 2021 for Public Hearing)

19.

CITIZENS' COMMENTS - Each person's comments limited to 3 minutes (continuation if needed)


19.b. Items that are not scheduled on the agenda.
20.

ASSEMBLYMEMBER'S COMMENTS

21.

ADJOURNMENT

23.

ACTION MEMO - REGULAR ASSEMBLY MEETING

THE AGENDA ITEMS AS LISTED MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED IN SEQUENCE. THIS AGENDA IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE TO INCLUDE THE DELETION OF ITEMS OR EXECUTIVE SESSIONS, IF NEEDED.