Fairbanks North Star Borough
FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH
Regular Assembly Meeting
February 11, 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.

CITIZENS' 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 January 28, 2021.

9.

COMMUNICATIONS TO THE ASSEMBLY

9.a.

*Memorandum from Mayor Ward recommending the appointment of Maxwell Plichta, Michael Schmetzer and Brian Accola to the Trails Advisory Commission.

9.b.

Memorandum from Mindy O'Neall, FNSB Presiding Officer, recommending the appointments of Kelly Paschall, Brandon Phillips and Morgan Macchione to the Board of Equalization.

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

17.a.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-05.

An Ordinance Rezoning Approximately 61 Acres, Described As That Portion Of The South ½ Of The Northwest ¼ Of Section 3, T1N, R1E, FM, Described As Follows: Beginning At The Southeast Corner Of The Northwest ¼ Of Section 3, Also Known As The Center ¼ Of Section 3; Thence Westerly Along The ¼ Section Line Approximately 1,420 Feet To The Centerline Of Gilmore Trail (State Of Alaska Highway Projects No. A-80241); Thence Along The Centerline Of Gilmore Trail N 09°02’25” W 197.57 Feet; Thence Continuing Along The Centerline Of Gilmore Trail Along A Curve To The Right With A Radius Of 954.93 Feet And Arc Length Of 404.92 Feet; Thence Continuing Along The Centerline Of Gilmore Trail N 15°15’18” E 541.26 Feet; Thence Continuing Northerly Within The Gilmore Trail Right-Of-Way Approximately 35 Feet To The Southwest Corner Of The North ½ Of The North ½ Of The North ½ Of The Southeast ¼ Of The Northwest ¼ Of Section 3; Thence Northerly Along The West 1/16 Section Line And Western Boundary Of The North ½ Of The North ½ Of The North ½ Of The Southeast ¼ Of The Northwest ¼ Of Section 3 Approximately 165 Feet To The Southwest Corner Of The Northeast ¼ Of The Northwest ¼ Of Section 3, Also Known As The North-West 1/16 Corner Of Section 3; Thence Easterly Along The North 1/16 Section Line Approximately 1,320 Feet To The Southeast Corner Of The Northeast ¼ Of The Northwest ¼ Of Section 3, Also Known As The Center-North 1/16 Corner Of Section 3; Thence Southerly Along The ¼ Section Line Approximately 1,320 Feet To The Point Of Beginning, And The South ½ Of The Northeast ¼ Of The Northwest ¼ Of Section 3, T1N, R1E, FM, From Rural And Agricultural-5 To Rural Estate-2 Or Other Appropriate Zone (Located On Gilmore Trail Northeast Of Flat Rabbit Road) (RZ2021-002). (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)
(Refer to Planning Commission with recommendation due back by July 9, 2021)
18.

CONSIDERATION OF CALENDAR - New Business - Ordinances To Be Introduced And Advanced To Public Hearing

18.a.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-04.

An Ordinance Amending FNSBC 3.24.030, Legislative Priorities Committee. (Sponsors: Assemblymembers Sanford, Williams and Cash)
(Refer to Committee of the Whole on February 18, 2021; Advance to February 25, 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.