NOTICE OF FILING OF PETITION FOR DETACHMENT AND CONCURRENT ANNEXATION
BY THE CITY OF ALLAKAKET TO THE LOCAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION (LBC)
The City of Allakaket (Petitioner), a second class city in the unorganized borough, has filed a detachment and concurrent annexation by local action petition with the LBC. The petitioner’s representative is Charlotte Mayo. The territory proposed by the city for detachment consists of approximately 174 acres of land, generally described as land on the north side of the Koyukuk River and east of the current city boundary. The territory proposed by the city for annexation consists of approximately 12.3 square miles. The territory for annexation is generally described as land to the south of the Koyukuk River, east of the city; and territory to the south, west and north of the current city boundary.
Standards governing detachment and annexation to cities are established in AS 29.06.040 – 29.06.060; 3 AAC 110.090 – 3 AAC 110.150; 3 AAC 110.257 – 3 AAC 110.265; and 3 AAC 110.900 – 3 AAC 110.990. Procedures governing city detachment and annexation petitions by the local action method are set out in AS 29.06.040 and 3 AAC 110.400 – 3 AAC 110.700.
The legal description of the territory proposed for detachment and annexation is set out in the Petition. The petition and related documents, including a map of the territories proposed for detachment and annexation, are available for public review at the following locations, days, and times:
Allakaket city office, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Allakaket tribal office, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Alatna tribal office, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
The petition and related documents will also be posted on the LBC website: http://commerce.alaska.gov/dnn/dcra/LocalBoundaryCommission/CurrentPetitions.aspx
Any interested person may file with the LBC written comments regarding the petition. The LBC has suspended 3 AAC 110.700(d), so that persons who file comments electronically are not required to send an original paper document. Additionally, a person with the capacity to sue may file with the LBC a responsive brief supporting or opposing the petition. Written comments and responsive briefs must be filed in accordance with 3 AAC 110.480 and 3 AAC 110.700. A person who files a responsive brief (as distinguished from written comments) gains certain procedural rights and duties during the petition proceedings. The deadline for filing written comments and responsive briefs with the LBC is 4:30 pm, April 2, 2014. Responsive briefs and written comments must be received by that deadline in the office below:
Local Boundary Commission staff
550 West Seventh Avenue, Suite 1640
Anchorage, AK 99501-3510
Phone: 907-269-4587 ? Fax: 907-269-4563
Persons interested in receiving future LBC notices, updates, and materials by email may subscribe to the LBC notice list server by visiting http://list.state.ak.us/index.htm, selecting “DCED-Local Boundary Commission,” clicking “join or leave,” and following the instructions.
Questions concerning the proposed boundary changes may be directed to LBC staff at the mailing address, email address, phone number, or fax number listed above.