Public Notice for the Decision to Issue to MTA Communications LLC Fiber Optic Utility Easement - Delta Junction, Chatanika, & Fort Knox - MHT 9400641, 9400642 & 9400746

Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority

Trust Land Office

Notice under 11 AAC 99.050 of

Decision to issue to MTA Communications LLC Fiber Optic Utility Easement - Delta Junction, Chatanika, and Fort Knox Areas

MHT 9400641, 9400642, and 9400746


Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the provisions of AS 38.05.801 and 11 AAC 99, the Executive Director of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office (TLO) has determined that it is in the best interest of the Alaska Mental Health Trust and its beneficiaries to complete an easement of certain Trust land to the MTA Communications LLC. The basis for this determination is explained in a written best interest decision prepared by the Executive Director pursuant to 11 AAC 99.040.


The Trust land affected by the decision is adjacent to Fox and Delta Junction and is more particularly described as:  A strip of land 20 feet width and 466.17 feet in length located in Sections 23 and 26 of T. 010S R. 010E F.M., Alaska, within Lots 47, 48, 49, 50 and 51 in Tract C of USS 3292 and containing 1.0 acres more or less. (MH Parcels F20643, F20667, F20668, F20669, F20670, and F20671.) A strip of land 20 feet in width and 36,393.1 feet in length In Sections 24-26, 35, and 36 of T3N, R1E, Section 19, T3N, R2E Fairbanks Meridian, containing approximately 16.68 acres. (MH Parcel F70015.) A strip of land 20 feet in width and 721.7 feet in length located in Section 35, T3N, R1E, F.M. containing approximately 0.33 acres. (MH Parcel F70015.)


Persons who believe that the written decision should be altered because it is not in the best interest of the Trust or its beneficiaries, or because the decision is inconsistent with Trust management principles set out in 11 AAC 99.020, or any other provision of 11 AAC 99, must provide written comments on or before 4:30 PM, May 10, 2021. Comments should be submitted to the TLO at 2600 Cordova Street, Suite 201, Anchorage, AK  99503, or by fax (907) 269-8905 or email Following the comment deadline, the Executive Director will consider timely comments that question the decision on the basis of the best interest of the Alaska Mental Health Trust and its beneficiaries or inconsistency with 11 AAC 99, and the best interest decision may be changed in response to such written comments or other information. Commenting parties will be provided a copy of the final best interest decision after the end of the notice period.


To be eligible to file for reconsideration of the best interest decision, or to file a subsequent appeal to the Superior Court, a person must have submitted written comments during the notice period. Eligible persons will have twenty (20) calendar days after published notice of or receipt of the final written decision to request that the Executive Director reconsider the decision under 11 AAC 99.060(b).


Copies of the written decision are available at the Trust Land Office, or at  If you have any questions concerning this action, please contact the Trust Land Office at (907) 269-8658.


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Alaska Mental Health Trust is prepared to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Trust Land Office at (907) 269-8658 for assistance. Requests for assistance must be received at least 96 hours prior to the comment deadline in order to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.


The Executive Director of the TLO reserves the right to waive technical defects in this notice or to amend, postpone, or vacate the best interest decision.


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Wyn Menefee                                                                   Date

Executive Director                                                           Published Anchorage Daily News:  04/08/2021

                                                                                                       Delta Wind:  04/08/2021

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Created 4/8/2021 9:49:22 AM by racarpenter


Department: Natural Resources
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #: MHT 9400641, 9400642 & 9400746
Publish Date: 4/8/2021
Archive Date: 5/11/2021