Fairbanks North Star Borough
REGULAR ASSEMBLY MEETING AGENDA
October 14, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
This meeting will be held at or hosted from the
Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers
Juanita Helms Administration Center
907 Terminal Street, Fairbanks, AK

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. Masks are requested to be worn in the Assembly Chambers.

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 September 23, 2021.

9.

COMMUNICATIONS TO THE ASSEMBLY

9.a.

*Memorandum from Mayor Ward recommending the appointment of Wendalyn Tisland to the Fairbanks Diversity Council.

9.b.

*Memoranda from Mayor Ward recommending the following appointments:

  • Scott Roselius, Allison Workes and Karl Kassel to the Carlson Center Advisory Board
  • Kenneth Barrick to the Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Carol Davila, Darlene Supplee and Janice Whitton to the Senior Citizens Advisory Commission
9.c.

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

9.d.

*Memoranda from Mayor Ward recommending the appointment of various fire service area commissioners.

10.

MESSAGES FROM THE BOROUGH MAYOR

10.a.

Brief update on the COVID-19 public health emergency.

10.b.

Other Messages.

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. 2021-31

An Ordinance Altering The Boundaries Of Seavy Service Area To Include Easy Living Estates, Burgerville Subdivision, Templeton Subdivision, Lot 3 Replat Diamond Willow Subdivision, TL-1324, TL-1326, TL-1336, TL-1334, And Providing For Two Elections. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

13.b.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-32

An Ordinance Altering The Boundaries Of Timberlane Road Service Area To Include Lots 2-28 Probert Subdivision, Lot 1 Robert Probert Homestead, TL-1 Probert, Center Portion GL-2, GL-7, North Portion GL-8, Of Sec 23 2S 2E, TL-2412, TL-2417, TL-2419, TL-2423 And Providing For Two Elections. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

13.c.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-33

An Ordinance Altering The Boundaries Of Jones Road Service Area To Include The Remaining Portion Of Lot 2 Hall Subdivision. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

13.d.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-34

An Ordinance Altering The Boundaries Of Vienna Wood Service Area To Include Lots 5-8 Block D Steele Creeke Highlands Subdivision And Providing For Two Elections. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

13.e.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-36

An Ordinance Amending Various Sections Of Chapter 2.32 FNSBC, Personnel System. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

13.f.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-37

An Ordinance Amending FNSBC Title 21 To Add An Application Process And Fee Waiver For Volunteer Cleanup Groups Who Bring Residential Nonhazardous Solid Waste To The Landfill And Amending The FY 2021-22 Budget By Appropriating $100,000 From The General Fund Fund Balance To The Multi-Year General Subfund For The Tipping Fees Associated With The Code Enforcement Volunteer Cleanup Program. (Sponsors: Assemblymember Sanford and Mayor Ward)

13.g.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-20-1E

An Ordinance Amending The FY 2021-22 Budget By Appropriating $20,000 In Rasmuson Foundation Funding To The Capital Projects Fund For The Small Park Replacement Program For The Purchase And Installation Of An Inclusive Playhouse For The Bluebell Park Project. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

14.

CONSIDERATION OF CALENDAR - Unfinished Business


NONE
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. 2021-33

A Resolution Supporting The Submittal Of An Economic Development Administration (EDA) Build Back Better Regional Challenge (BBBRC) Grant Application With The Matanuska-Susitna Borough (MSB), Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC), And Interior Gas Utility (IGU) For The Development Of Interior Gas Utility’s (IGU) Titan II Liquefaction Expansion; Port Mackenzie Rail Extension, Segments 3, 4, And 5; And Three Railroad Spurs From The Main Rail Line To IGU’s Titan Plant, Peger Road, And North Pole Facilities, Providing Economic Development Opportunity And Improving Resiliency. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

16.b.

*RESOLUTION NO. 2021-34

A Resolution Authorizing The Mayor To Agree To The Terms Of The Opioid Litigation Settlements And To Work Toward The Most Effective Use Of The Funds. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

16.c.

*RESOLUTION NO. 2021-35

A Resolution Thanking And Honoring The Staff Of Foundation Health Partners For Their Dedication To Quality Healthcare Provided To The Residents Of The Fairbanks North Star Borough. (Sponsors: Assemblymembers Lojewski, Cash and Lyke)

17.

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


NONE
18.

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

18.a.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-27

An Ordinance Amending Fairbanks North Star Borough Code Of Ordinances Titles 4, 15, 17, And 18 Regarding Appeals From Decisions And Determinations Of The Planning Director, Platting Board, And Planning Commission. (Sponsors: Assemblymembers Cooper, Williams and Sanford)
(Refer to the Committee of the Whole on October 21, 2021; Advance to October 28, 2021 for Public Hearing)

18.b.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-38

An Ordinance Transferring Parcels In The Area Of Ski Boot Hill, Grenac, And Capricorn Neighborhoods (Including Spring Glade Subdivision; Upland Acres Subdivision; Various Lots Within Township 1 North, Range 1 West, Fairbanks Meridian; Ski Boot Hills Estates Subdivision; Ski Boot Hills Estates Subdivision Addition Number 1; Wild Rose Subdivision; Morning Sun Subdivision; Grenac Height Subdivision; Sundance Subdivision; Fox Den Subdivision; Morning Sun Subdivision First Addition; Aspen Grove Subdivision; Fireweed Hill Subdivision; Nordin Subdivision; D.H. West Subdivision; Kerner Subdivision First Addition; Taiga Woodlands; West Subdivision; Noreen Subdivision; Stephen Kerner Subdivision; Al Weber Subdivision; Xavier Acres; Candamar Subdivision; And Libra Subdivision) From The University Fire Service Area (UFSA) To The Steese Fire Service Area (SFSA) To Provide More Accessible Fire Protection Services. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)
(Refer to the Regional Emergency Services Advisory Committee on October 27, 2021; Refer to the Committee of the Whole on November 4, 2021; Advance to November 10, 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.

ASSEMBLYMEMBERS' 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.