FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 4, 2020
Administration to hold virtual AO 2020-66 question and answer session
Anchorage, Alaska – Members of Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s administration will present information and answer questions from Anchorage residents about AO 2020-66 on Wednesday, August 5 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. during a live virtual event.
AO 2020-66, if passed by the Anchorage Assembly, will authorize the Municipality of Anchorage to explore the purchase of four properties that would be used to address substance abuse treatment and homelessness services.
Mayor Berkowitz’s Chief of Staff, Jason Bocketstedt, will begin the program with a presentation about the proposed property acquisitions. The following members of the administration will be available to answer questions during the event:
- Chris Schutte, Office of Economic and Community Development Director
- Nancy Burke, Housing and Homeless Services Coordinator
- Robin Ward, Real Estate Department Director
Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness Executive Director Jasmine Boyle will also be available to answer questions.
The virtual question and answer session hosting platform will be Microsoft Teams, and will be accessible by visiting muni.org/AO66. Anchorage residents may participate throughout the session by asking questions in the Microsoft Teams online chat feature. The virtual event may also be viewed live on the Mayor’s Facebook page.
This informational question and answer session is being held virtually to mitigate the risk of exposure to COVID-19.
Media contact: Carolyn Hall, Communications Director, Office of the Mayor, (907) 343-7103, firstname.lastname@example.org