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Sprague: Home rule an important discussion for city

...short, we are a general law city.According to the booklet " Local Government in Alaska" prepared by the Local Boundary Commission staff updated March 2004, "While general law local governments in Alaska have broad powers, home-rule governments...
Soldotna plan worries some: Farmers concerned about potential for annexation and sewer," Repper said. "To me, it would just bring more rules and regulations." The Alaska State Local Boundary Commission has a process for cities to annex land without the consent of the current residents. Brent Williams, of the...
Governor names city manager to commission: Semmens part of group who oversees municipal annexation within the state

...administrator to the Alaska Local Boundary Commission is not likely to benefit...subject to acceptance by the Local Boundary Commission, which would then recommend...annexation proposals, the Local Boundary Commission acts on petitions for incorporation...
Council looks at white house

...from the council by the end of September so the city could begin the application process with the state's Local Boundary Commission. He has said the annexation process takes up to two years. The council also unanimously authorized awarding...
Growing pains

...said City Manager Tom Boedeker on Monday, referring to the application the city must eventually submit to the Local Boundary Commission as a first step in the annexation process. Because the proposed annexation area boundary along Frances Helen...
Room to grow

...meeting of the council. Once the council decides to annex, the city must submit an application to the state's Local Boundary Commission for approval. "I really need to know where we are before preparing the petition," City Manager Tom Boedeker...
Letters to the Editor

...completely ignored by the city of Homer, the state Department of Community and Economic Development and the Local Boundary Commission. Abigail Fuller Outside of Homer Talkative movie-goers wreck experience for rest of audience I would like...
Annexation on council agenda

...not expected to be favorable. By way of the Legislative Review Method, the city wants to petition the Alaska Local Boundary Commission to annex 2.17 square miles of land in four parcels described as Areas 1, 2, 3 and 4. Area 1, referred...
Businesses decry annexation plan

...I would hope you guys listen to that." Before authorizing the annexation petition to be filed with the Local Boundary Commission, the council amended the boundaries of Area 1 to include all lots along Funny River and Oehler roads fronting...
Ground won't be gained

...overwhelmingly voiced their opposition to annexation," he said. The city had planned to petition the state Local Boundary Commission to annex the four areas collectively using the legislative review method. Unlike other methods, legislative...


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