The Anchorage Assembly is the Municipality of Anchorage's legislative body. The eleven-member body is responsible for setting Municipal policy through enactment of laws (ordinances) and adoption of resolutions. Each Assemblymember is elected by section and serves a three-year term.
The Assembly derives its powers from the 1975 Anchorage Home Rule Charter and the laws and Constitution of the State of Alaska. The Assembly enacts all laws; approves Municipal and School Board budgets; appropriates all money; awards contracts over $100,000 through the competitive bid process; confirms all appointments to Municipal boards and commissions, and other executive level staff as provided in the Anchorage Municipal Code; and certifies Municipal elections.
ITEMS OF INTEREST:
Ordinance No. AO 2013-63(S)
...an ordinance of the Anchorage Municipal Assembly amending Anchorage Municipal Code Chapter 2.30 regarding the taking of Public Testimony at Public Hearings. Assembly Chair Hall.
Ordinance No. AO 2013-43
...an ordinance of the Anchorage Municipal Assembly amending Anchorage Municipal Code Section 3.20.070 to integrate certain development functions under the Department of Public Works, rename the Planning Department, and to amend the plan document in 3.20.010 to reflect the name change from Community Development to Planning Department, Assemblymembers Trombley and Starr.
Report on Watershed Enhancement Environmental Assessment
On behalf of the 673D Air Base Wing JBER, the following document is made available for your review and will be available for public comment for 30 days beginning on 1 April 2013 and ending on 30 April 2013: