Fairbanks North Star Borough
FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH
Regular Assembly Meeting
January 14, 2021
This meeting will be held by teleconference hosted from the 
Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers
Juanita Helms Administration Center
907 Terminal Street, Fairbanks, AK
6:00 p.m.


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.

CITIZEN'S 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 November 12, 2020.

8.b.

*Special Assembly Meeting minutes of November 19, 2020.

8.c.

*Regular Assembly Meeting minutes of December 10, 2020.

9.

COMMUNICATIONS TO THE ASSEMBLY

9.a.

*IFB Award: IFB Number 21034 ApplicationXtender Maintenance & Support.


Approval of Base Bid, as submitted by Ricoh USA, Inc. in the amount of $50,169.24 for the initial contract period and a total of $250,846.20 if all four (4) one-year renewals are exercised.
9.b.

Memorandum from Mindy O'Neall, FNSB Presiding Officer, recommending Terence Duszynski to the Board of Equalization.

9.c.

Memorandum from Jill Dolan, Borough Attorney, regarding Victory Ministries-Appeal to Alaska Supreme Court.


Possible Executive Session to discuss with counsel matters within the attorney-client privilege regarding Victory Ministries’ tax exemption appeal. This would include a candid discussion of the facts and law, the attorney’s assessment of options, and for the Assembly to give direction to counsel regarding the handling of the matter.
10.

MESSAGES FROM THE BOROUGH MAYOR

10.a.

Brief update on the COVID-19 public health emergency by Mayor Ward and/or a representative from the Interior Unified Command.

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)


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

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.g.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-02.

An Ordinance Providing For An Election For Tax Cap Revision To The Whitman Service Area. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)
(Refer to Finance Committee on February 4, 2021; Advance to February 11, 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.

ASSEMBLYMEMBER'S 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.