Fairbanks North Star Borough
REGULAR ASSEMBLY MEETING AGENDA
August 12, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
This meeting will be held at or hosted from the
Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers
Juanita Helms Administration Center
907 Terminal Street, Fairbanks, AK

This meeting will be conducted in-person and by zoom or zoom-only with consideration given to the Borough Operational Status and if the Juanita Helms Administration Center is otherwise open to the public. Please visit https://www.fnsb.gov/415/Stay-Connected-with-the-Assembly or contact the Borough Clerk’s Office (907) 459-1401.

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 July 22, 2021.

9.

COMMUNICATIONS TO THE ASSEMBLY

9.a.

*Memorandum from Christine Nelson, Director of Community Planning, regarding a vacation of a portion of a public road (Chatanika Drive) (VA001-21).

9.b.

*Memorandum from Mayor Ward recommending the appointment of various road service area commissioners.

10.

MESSAGES FROM THE BOROUGH MAYOR

10.a.

Brief update on the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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)


13.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) (RZ2021-003). (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

13.b.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-15

An Ordinance Amending FNSBC Title 22, Animals, And FNSBC 1.20.070(E), Fine Schedule, Including Adding A Definition For Animal Facilities, Clarifying Responsibilities Of Caretakers, Requiring Proof Of Immunization And Registration In Certain Circumstances, Removing Mandatory Warnings, Adding An Animal Ownership Section, And Other Related Changes. (Sponsor: Assemblymember Cash)

13.c.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-26

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 21.28 FNSBC To Modify FNSBC 21.28.040, Enhanced Voluntary Removal, Replacement And Repair Program, To Be Consistent With Federal Grant Requirements, Adding A Bounty Program To The Enhanced Voluntary Removal, Replacement And Repair Program And Adding A New Section FNSBC 21.28.046, Voluntary No Other Adequate Source Of Heat (NOASH) Reduction Program. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

13.d.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-20-1B

An Ordinance Amending The FY 2021-22 Budget By Appropriating $10,367,822 In Federal Pass-Through Grant Funding To The Transit Enterprise Projects Fund For The Voluntary Removal, Replacement, Repair, And Bounty Program And The Voluntary No Other Adequate Source Of Heat (NOASH) Reduction Program (Collectively Referred To As The Wood Stove Change Out Programs). (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

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

16.a.

*RESOLUTION NO. 2021-28

A Resolution Approving The Alaska Department Of Transportation And Public Facilities For Local Planning Authority Approval Of The College Road Bus Pullouts Project. (Sponsor: Planning Commission)

16.b.

*RESOLUTION NO. 2021-30

A Resolution Requiring The Wearing Of Masks In The Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers When The State Of Alaska COVID-19 Resident Cases Alert Level Is High. (Sponsor: Assemblymember O’Neall)

16.c.

RESOLUTION NO. 2021-29

A Resolution Identifying And Supporting Legislative Priorities. (Sponsor: Assembly Legislative Priorities Committee)

17.

CONSIDERATION OF CALENDAR - New Business - Ordinances To Be Referred To Committees or Commissions

17.a.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-27

An Ordinance Amending Fairbanks North Star Borough Code Of Ordinances Titles 4, 15, 17, And 18 Regarding Appeals From Decisions And Determinations Of The Planning Director, Platting Board, And Planning Commission. (Sponsors: Assemblymembers Cooper, Williams and Sanford)
(Refer to the Planning Commission with recommendation due back by September 17, 2021)

18.

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

18.a.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-28

An Ordinance Providing For The Sale Of Certain Borough-Owned Lands (West 30th Avenue Development), Setting The Date Of Sale And Prescribing Terms Of Sale And Waiving FNSBC 20.20.080(B)(1) Regarding The Rates Of Interest For Over-The-Counter Land Sales. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)
(Refer to the Committee of the Whole on August 19, 2021; Advance to August 26, 2021 for Public Hearing)

18.b.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-29

An Ordinance Authorizing An Environmental Covenant That Restricts Water Rights And Grants An Access Easement Related To Monitoring Activities And Relinquishing A Permit And Certificate Of Appropriation For Water Rights On A Property Known As TL-2850, Within The SW 1/4 Of Section 28, T.2S., R.3E., F.M. (Located At 3481 Old Richardson Hwy In Moose Creek), And Waiving Chapters 20.20 And 20.24 FNSBC Related To Sales Of Borough Land. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)
(Refer to the Committee of the Whole on August 19, 2021; Advance to August 26, 2021 for Public Hearing)

18.c.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-30

An Ordinance Authorizing The Mayor To Enter Into A Partnership Agreement With The University Of Alaska Including A Lease Of A Portion Of The Carlson Activity Center At Less Than Fair Rental Value And A Waiver Of FNSBC Title 16 For An Authorization To Sell Advertising Space At The Carlson Activity Center To Operate A Hockey Program. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)
(Refer to the Committee of the Whole on August 19, 2021; Advance to August 26, 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.

ASSEMBLYMEMBERS' 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.