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Items of Interest

Ordinance regarding Retail Sales Tax on Alcoholic Beverages

AO 2018-104, an ordinance of the Anchorage Assembly submitting to the qualified voters of the Municipality of Anchorage a ballot proposition amending the Anchorage Municipal Charter to authorize a retail sales tax on alcoholic beverages and dedicating the net receipts revenue to health and public safety purposes, including financing support for such purposes; authorizing the Assembly to implement and levy the tax by ordinance; and related matters, Mayor Berkowitz, Assembly Vice-Chair Croft, Assembly Member Traini, and Assembly Member Rivera.

AO 2018-104(S), an ordinance of the Anchorage Assembly submitting to the qualified voters of the Municipality of Anchorage a ballot proposition amending the Anchorage Municipal Charter to authorize a retail sales tax on alcoholic beverages and dedicating the net receipts revenue to certain public health and homelessness-related[health and public safety] purposes, including financing support for such purposes; authorizing the Assembly to implement and levy the tax by ordinance; and related matters, Assembly Member Weddleton. 

Notice of Appointment to Assembly Vacancy

Applications accepted from December 5, 2018 - December 14, 2018

Proposed Operating Budget Amendments re AO 2018-85

Proposed budget amendments from the Assembly Worksession on November 16, 2018.

Documents regarding the Sale of Municipal Light & Power to Chugach Electric Association, Inc.

PowerPoint Presentation given at the Assembly Utility and Enterprise Oversight Committee Meeting on Friday, September 28, 2018.

Assembly Legislation regarding the Sale of Municipal Light & Power to Chugach Electric Association, Inc.

AO 2018-1(S), an ordinance submitting to the qualified voters of the Municipality of Anchorage a Charter amendment permitting Municipal Light & Power to be sold to Chugach Electric Association, Inc. and authorizing disposal of the proceeds of sale. - Approved at the Regular Assembly Meeting of January 23, 2018. 

AR 2017-235, a resolution of the Anchorage Assembly urging the Municipality of Anchorage, Municipal Light & Power, and Chugach Electric Association to begin substantive steps to explore merger opportunities. - Approved at the Regular Assembly Meeting of June 13, 2017. 

Ordinance regarding Stream, Water Body, and Wetland Protection

AO 2018-67(S-1), a proposed ordinance of the Anchorage Assembly repealing and reenacting Anchorage Municipal Code (AMC) Subsection 21.07.020B. to update provisions regarding watercourse, water body, and wetland protection; amending AMC Chapters 21.02 and 21.03 to transfer variance authority for variances from watercourse, water body, and wetland protection regulations to the Zoning Board of Examiners and Appeals; adding a new section to AMC Chapter 21.12 regarding nonconformities with said protections; and amending AMC 21.14.040, definitions, accordingly. - Introduced at the Regular Assembly Meeting of October  9, 2018.  

2019 Municipality of Anchorage Budget

PowerPoint Presentation given at the Assembly Worksession on September 28, 2018 regarding Overview & Highlights of Proposed Budgets.

Municipality of Anchorage Solid Waste Services Presentation re AO 2018-75

PowerPoint Presentation given at the Enterprise and Utility Oversight Committee and Assembly Worksession on October 19, 2018 regarding Integrated Solid Waste Master Plan, Plan of Finance, and Property Acquisition.

AO 2018-75, Unsigned, an ordinance authorizing acquisition of real property located south of East 36th Avenue and west of Homer Drive, legally described as Lots 1 and 2 Block 1 Fyfe Subdivision (Plat 72-57); East and West portions of SW4 SW4 SE4 SW4 SW4 SEC 32 T13N R3W; Parcel 1-21 N2 NE4 SW4 SW4 portion within SEC 32 T13N R3W; and Parcel 1-22 S2 NE4 SW4 SW4, N2 SE4 SW4 SW4 portion within SEC 32 T13N R3W (PID 009-281-70; 009-281-71; 009-284-09; 009-284-10; 009-284-01; 009-284-02), for a purchase price, including related expenses, in an amount Not To Exceed $17,000,000; appropriating the proceeds of Solid Waste Utility Revenue Notes and or bonds (Collection and Disposal); appropriating proceeds from the notes and or bonds in an amount Not To Exceed $17,000,000, split between the Solid Waste Disposal Services (SWS) Fund (562000) in the amount of $10,200,000 and the Solid Waste Collection Services Fund (560000) in the amount of $6,800,000; and further appropriating the proceeds of the notes and/or bonds as a contribution to the SWS Capital Improvement Project Funds (562200) and (560200) respectively, and revising both Solid Waste Services’ 2018 Capital Improvement Budget and Solid Waste Services’ 2018-2013 Capital Improvement Plan. - Approved at the Regular Assembly Meeting of October 23, 2018.

Resolution regarding Efforts to Daylight Fish Creek

AR 2018-277, a resolution of the Anchorage Municipal Assembly supporting efforts to daylight Fish Creek, also known by the Dena'ina people as Ch'atanal Tsegh Liq'aka Betnu, and encouraging the ongoing and future projects to restore, protect, and enhance daylighting of Fish Creek. - Approved as amended at the Regular Assembly Meeting of September 25, 2018.

Fish Creek Connects Us in Spenard

Ordinance regarding Community Workforce Agreement Requirement

AO 2018-74, As Amended, an ordinance of the Anchorage Municipal Assembly amending Anchorage Municipal Code Title 7, Purchasing, Contracts and Professional Services, to require that municipal construction projects in excess of $3,500,000 be reviewed for a Community Workforce Agreement requirement before soliciting bids or proposals, and related matters. - Approved as amended at the Regular Assembly Meeting of September 25, 2018.

Ordinance prohibiting Plastic Shopping Bags

AO 2016-63(S), As Amended, an ordinance of the Anchorage Assembly amending the Anchorage Municipal Code to add a new chapter to prohibit certain retail sellers from distributing disposable plastic shopping bags and providing for civil fines. Approved as amended at the Regular Assembly Meeting of August 28, 2018.  A motion for reconsideration of AO 2018-63(S), As Amended failed at the Regular Assembly Meeting of September 11, 2018.

Approved Amendments to AO 2018-63(S):

No. 02; No. A.3.b-d; No. A.5; No. A.6; No. A.7, As Amended; No. A.9

  • PowerPoint Presentation from the first worksession held on July 25, 2018.  
  • Memo re How SWS Deals with Disposable Plastic Bags in Anchorage. 

Public Hearing Process

Citizens' Task Force Recommendations - October 8, 2013

    • Assembly
    • Chair: Forrest Dunbar
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