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​​​​​​​​​​​​​Recent Actions​​​

As the legislative branch of the Municipality of Anchorage, the Anchorage Assembly acts through legislation to make progress on goals and priorities toward a stronger, brighter​​, more resilient Anchorage.

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​​​In Case You Missed It​

Here's what you missed at the most recent Regular Assembly Meeting on September 13

For items that had action taken at an Assembly Meeting, finalized documents incorporating Assembly amendments are posted online about 2-3 weeks after passage.​



Hot Topics

Learn what the Assembly is doing to make government work for you.

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Cold Weather Emergency Sheltering Task Force

The Assembly continues to work on elements of the Homeless to Stably Housed Plan, the municipality's current contribution to the community-developed Anchored Home Plan. At a special meeting on August 17, AR 2022-252 was adopted to create a task force to work with community groups to develop an emergency shelter plan consistent with AMC Chapter 16.120. The task force is being coordinated by the Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness and will convene in-person and online twice a week from August 22 to September 22. Learn more about planning for cold weather emergency sheltering. ​


Anchorage Recovery: Revitalizing Anchorage through Federal Relief
​In August, the Assembly approved the second tranche of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, completing the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to distribute $265M in federal relief to local businesses, nonprofits and individuals working to react to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

With more than 160 submissions totaling $262M in funding requests. Nearly every single project submitted was worthy of funding and very much needed for the community. Through a transparent and collaborative decision-making process spanning four months, members identified list of 72 projects th​at ​​​focused on e​conomic resilience, increasing our competitiveness as a destination city and making all parts of our city vibrant and welcoming.​

 ​​​Learn More about Anchorage Recovery: Federal Reli​ef Funding​​

Get the Facts on Taxes

Each year, the Municipality of Anchorage collects property taxes from homeowners and commercial entities, and in return, those taxes fund local services like fire and police, schools, parks, libraries, roads, and health services. With renewed interest in this complex topic, Assembly Budget & Finance Committee Leadership offer taxpayers the facts to better understand property taxes in the Municipality of Anchorage.



Reapportionment
Every ten years after the U.S. Census is complete, governments across the country update their election districts to match the new population data. In Anchorage, the process is called Reapportionment and is led by a Reapportionment Committee, which is charged with reviewing the State final redistricting plan, taking public input, and developing proposed maps for the Anchorage Assembly to consider for adoption to realign the boundaries of the six Assembly Election Districts to ensure fair and equal representation. At the March 1 Assembly meeting, the Assembly voted to move forward with Map 11v2 by Weddleton/Wells (AO 2022-37(S-1). At the Special Assembly meeting on March 23, the Assembly passed AO 2022-37(S-1), As Amended. They also declared a process to fill the 12th seat, now known as Seat L and hold a special election mail-in/vote at home ​to fill that seat on June 21, 2022. 

​Welcoming Anchorage

​​​Welcoming Anchorage is a collaboration between the Municipality of Anchorage, local businesses, and organizations, that strives to reinforce Anchorage as a place proud of our heritage and poised to position ourselves as a globally competitive, culturally vibrant 21st century community.​​


Resilient Anchorage

A resilient city bounces back from acute shocks and tackles chronic stresses. Anchorage is becoming more resilient by building a sustainable city, mobilizing volunteers, engaging partners, and creating a vibrant workforce. Resilient Anch​orage is the place to be!​​​




Qu​estions? 

A​ssembly Legislati​ve Services
907-343-4125​
​wwmasls@anc​horageak.gov​​​​​​​


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