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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...

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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...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092309/new_495733676.shtml
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...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092507/news_3942.shtml
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...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021208/news_4208.shtml
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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...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091207/news_3768.shtml
Soldotna expansion draws an objection

...used when the city does decide to petition the Local Boundary Commission for annexing any of the four areas. In a memo...before a petition to annex is submitted. Then the Local Boundary Commission conducts its own public hearings in the proposed...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122807/news_3496.shtml
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Growing: Anchor Point incorporation plan unveiled

...and home rule, according to the state?s Local Boundary Commission. Their powers, duties and functions are defined...needed to submit the incorporation petition to the Local Boundary Commission. ?They?ll let us know what changes we need to...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/020907/news_0209new004.shtml
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Soldotna annexation proceeding

...the city will need to conduct two public hearings before submitting an application for annexation to the state Local Boundary Commission. The commission, in considering the application, would conduct additional public hearings to ensure all impacted...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092807/news_4012.shtml
Soldotna seeks to grow

...Tsalteshi Trail Association. To annex using the Legislative Review Method, a petition needs to be filed with the Local Boundary Commission for review and tacit approval. If approved, the commission presents the petition to the state Legislature...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011408/news_3577.shtml
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Council told how to make Soldotna grow

...Commission, which came out in November. She said any decision on annexation would have to be approved by the Local Boundary Commission, a constitutionally created board charged with the authority to approve or deny municipal boundary changes in...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012607/news_0126new003.shtml
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