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MATANUSKA-SUSITNA BOROUGH ASSEMBLY

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

All meetings of recognized boards, committees, and commissions of the Borough are open to the public and are held at Borough offices, 350 E. Dahlia Ave., Palmer, AK, unless specified otherwise. Three or more Assembly Members may be present at advertised public meetings of federal, state, and local governments or other entities. Meetings are scheduled as follows: BOARD DATE TIME LOCATION Enhanced 911 Advisory Board 02/12/13 9:00 am Cottonwood Public Safety Building Wastewater & Septage   CANCELLED 02/12/13 2:00 pm New Horizons Telecom, Advisory Board 901 Cope Industrial Way, Palmer Animal Care & Regulation Board  CANCELLED 02/12/13 5:00 pm Animal Care & Regulation Hearing, Case No. 13-01, Appeal of Level 3 Shelter Classroom, Classification of “Phelan”; P. Landis Loftin, 9470 Chanlyut Circle, Palmer Appellant; and Animal Care & Regulation (next to Central Landfill) Board Meeting Talkeetna Sewer & Water SSA Board 02/13/13 3:00 pm Talkeetna Roadhouse of Supervisors Trapper Creek RSA Board of Supervisors 02/13/13 5:30 pm Trapper Creek Library Aviation Advisory Board Special Meeting 02/14/13 2:00 pm New Horizons Telecom, Inc., Re: Economic Development Work Group 901 Cope Industrial Way, Palmer Aviation Advisory Board 02/14/13 2:30 pm New Horizons Telecom, Inc., 901 Cope Industrial Way, Palmer Historical Preservation Commission 02/14/13 6:30 pm Palmer Museum Greater Talkeetna RSA Board of  CANCELLED 02/14/13 7:00 pm Talkeetna Public Safety Supervisors Building Willow FSA Board of Supervisors 02/14/13 7:00 pm Willow Public Safety Building Library Board 02/16/13   10:00 am Wasilla Public Library Assembly Special Meeting Re: Interim 02/19/13 4:00 pm Mat-Su Borough School District Evaluation of the Borough Manager Administration Building, 501 N. Gulkana Street, Palmer Assembly Regular Meeting 02/19/13 6:00 pm Mat-Su Borough School District Administration Building, 501 N. Gulkana Street, Palmer Caswell Lakes RSA Board of Supervisors 02/19/13 7:00 pm Gigglewood Lakeside Inn, 48976 S. Rainbow Ridge Drive Port Commission 02/20/13 3:00 pm Central Mat-Su Public Safety Building Local Emergency Planning Committee 02/20/13 7:00 pm Central Mat-Su Public Safety Building Platting Board   CANCELLED 02/21/13 8:30 am Mat-Su Borough School District Administration Building, 501 N. Gulkana Street, Palmer MSB Fish & Wildlife Commission 02/21/13 6:00 pm Animal Care & Regulation Shelter Classroom, 9470 Chanlyut Circle, Palmer (next to Central Landfill) Local Road Service Area Advisory Board 02/21/13 6:30 pm West Lakes Public Safety Building, Station 7-3, 1250 Spring Drive, (Mile 51.4 Parks Highway) Parks, Recreation & Trails Advisory Board 02/25/13 5:00 pm Brett Memorial Ice Arena Planning Commission Special Meeting 02/25/12 6:00 pm Mat-Su Borough School District Re: MSB17.74, Substandard Housing Administration Building, 501 N. Gulkana Street, Palmer

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If you would like further information on any of these meetings or are interested in serving on any of the advisory boards, please call the Borough Clerk’s Office at 745-9683, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Borough Website is: http://www.matsugov.us. Disabled persons needing reasonable accommodation in order to participate at a Borough Board/ Commission meeting should contact the Borough ADA Coordinator at 746-7432 at least one week in advance of the meeting. The Planning Team meetings scheduled are: (Planning teams consist of Planning staff and members of the public who are appointed by the Planning Commission to work on community comprehensive plans and special land use districts, and community planning meetings.) Fishhook Comprehensive Plan, 02/12/13 7:00 pm Fishhook Public Safety Planning Team Meeting Building, 8200 E. Turner Road, Palmer The Community Council meetings scheduled are:  (Community Councils are not agencies or subgroups of the Borough) Big Lake Community Council 02/13/13 7:00 pm Lakeshore Studio, 3261 S. Big Lake Road, Big Lake Butte Community Council 02/13/13 7:00 pm Butte Community Center Chickaloon Community Council 02/13/13 7:00 pm Chickaloon Community Center Mile 76 Glenn Highway Meadow Lakes Community Council 02/13/13 7:00 pm Meadow Lakes Senior Housing Complex, Birch Creek Villas Point MacKenzie Community Council 02/14/13 7:00 pm Art & Boots Scaets Public Safety Building, Station 6-4 Knik-Fairview Community Council 02/20/13 6:30 pm Knik Public Safety Building, Board Meeting Station 6-2 Trapper Creek Community Council 02/21/13 6:30 pm Trapper Creek Community Parks Building South Knik River Community Council 02/21/13 7:00 pm George Steffes Public Safety Building Publish:  February 12, 2013

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PUBLIC NOTICE Type: Easement (MSB006551P)

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly will hold a Regular Assembly meeting on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 6:00 pm, at the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District Administration Building, 501 N. Gulkana Street, Palmer. A public hearing will be held on the following items: 1. Resolution Serial No. 13-017: A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF HOUSE BILL NO. 40 EXEMPTING CERTAIN FARM FOOD STORAGE AND PRODUCTION BUILDINGS FROM TAXATION. a. IM No. 13-047 2.  Ordinance Serial No. 13-002: AN ORDINANCE CREATING LAZY LAKE NATURAL GAS LOCAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 493, APPROVING THE IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR THE DISTRICT, AUTHORIZING THE MANAGER TO PROCEED WITH THE IMPROVEMENTS, AND ASSESSING EQUALLY AMONG THE PROPERTIES WITHIN THE DISTRICT THE COSTS OF THE IMPROVEMENT. a. IM No. 13-008 3. Ordinance Serial No. 13-003: AN ORDINANCE CREATING SOUTH VIEWPORT WAY AND WEST OVERVIEW CIRCLE ROAD PAVING LOCAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 498, APPROVING THE IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR THE DISTRICT, AUTHORIZING THE MANAGER TO PROCEED WITH THE IMPROVEMENT, AND ASSESSING EQUALLY AMONG THE PROPERTIES WITHIN THE DISTRICT THE COSTS OF THE IMPROVEMENT. a. IM No. 13-009 4. Ordinance Serial No. 13-004: AN ORDINANCE CREATING WEST DEMARRE CIRCLE NATURAL GAS LOCAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 501, APPROVING THE IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR THE DISTRICT, AUTHORIZING THE MANAGER TO PROCEED WITH THE IMPROVEMENT, AND ASSESSING EQUALLY AMONG THE PROPERTIES WITHIN THE DISTRICT THE COSTS OF THE IMPROVEMENT. a. IM No. 13-010 5.  Ordinance Serial No. 13-005: AN ORDINANCE CREATING KAYE ESTATES PHASE I AND II NATURAL GAS LOCAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT 506, APPROVING THE IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR THE DISTRICT, AUTHORIZING THE MANAGER TO PROCEED WITH THE IMPROVEMENT, AND ASSESSING EQUALLY AMONG THE PROPERTIES WITHIN THE DISTRICT THE COSTS OF THE IMPROVEMENT. a. IM No. 13-011 6. Ordinance Serial No. 13-026: AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION OF $283,404 OF REVENUES FROM THE SU-KNIK WETLAND MITIGATION BANK TO THE LAND AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION FISCAL YEAR 2013 OPERATING BUDGET, AND REAPPROPRIATING $50,000 TO FUND 480, PROJECT NO. 15031, OPERABLE FOREST LAND PLAN; $15,000 TO FUND 440, PROJECT NO. 15040, RABBIT SLOUGH/ACCESS/PARKING PROJECT; $23,000 TO FUND 440, PROJECT NO. 15040, COTTONWOOD CREEK ACCESS AND PARKING PROJECT; $95,404 TO FUND 430, PROJECT NO. 35187, HATCHER PASS TRANSIT FACILITY AND BUS ACCOMMODATIONS; AND $100,000 TO FUND 440, PROJECT NO. 15036, FOR THE MATANUSKA RIVER PARK MASTER PLAN IMPROVEMENTS, FROM THE LAND AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION FISCAL YEAR 2013 OPERATING BUDGET, FUND 203. a. Resolution Serial No. 13-018: A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SCOPES OF WORK AND BUDGETS FOR PROJECT NO. 15031, OPERABLE FOREST LAND PLAN; PROJECT NO. 15036, MATANUSKA RIVER PARK MASTER PLAN IMPROVEMENTS; AND AMENDING THE BUDGETS FOR PROJECT NO. 15040, RABBIT SLOUGH ACCESS/PARKING PROJECT; PROJECT NO. 15040, COTTONWOOD CREEK ACCESS AND PARKING PROJECT; AND PROJECT NO. 35187, HATCHER PASS TRANSIT FACILITY AND BUS ACCOMMODATIONS. (1) IM No. 13-004 7.  Ordinance Serial No. 13-027: AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE ACCEPTANCE AND APPROPRIATION OF FISCAL YEAR 2013 COMMUNITY REVENUE SHARING PROGRAM FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $629,200 TO FUND 475, PROJECT NO. 47033. a. Resolution Serial No. 13-019: A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SCOPE OF WORK AND BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2013 COMMUNITY REVENUE SHARING PROGRAM, PROJECT NO. 47033. (1) IM No. 13-038 8.  Ordinance Serial No. 13-028: AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING THE TIME LIMIT FOR COMPLETION OF BOROUGH CAPITAL PROJECTS INCLUDING UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE PROJECT MANAGEMENT, PROJECT NO. 30093; MEADOW LAKES AREA AND SETTLER’S BAY ROAD CULVERT REPLACEMENT PROJECT NO. 30112; AND FISH PASSAGE IMPROVEMENTS, PROJECT NO. 30114. a. IM No. 13-039 9. Ordinance Serial No. 13-029: AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE BOROUGH TO ISSUE AREAWIDE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, IN ONE OR MORE SERIES, TO FINANCE THE ACQUISITION, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, MAJOR RENOVATION, AND RENEWAL OF EDUCATIONAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS AND RELATED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS IN THE BOROUGH; FIXING CERTAIN DETAILS OF SAID BONDS; AND AUTHORIZING THEIR SALE. a. IM No. 13-041 10. Ordinance Serial No. 13-030: AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING $3,000 FROM THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES FOR A WORLD SPAY DAY 2013 SPAY/NEUTER EVENT FOR LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS, PROJECT NO. 47034. a. Resolution Serial No. 13-020: A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SCOPE OF WORK AND BUDGET FOR PROJECT NO. 47034, TO ALLOW A SPAY/NEUTER EVENT FOR LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS THROUGH A GRANT FROM THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES. (1) IM No. 13-042 11.  Ordinance Serial No. 13-031: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING MSB 5.25.142, TO ANNEX PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE SMITH STREET/HERMANN AVENUE AREA INTO THE GREATER PALMER CONSOLIDATED FIRE SERVICE AREA NO. 132. a. Resolution Serial No. 13-021: A RESOLUTION FINDING THE ANNEXATION OF PROPERTIES LOCATED IN THE SMITH STREET/HERMANN AVENUE AREA INTO THE GREATER PALMER CONSOLIDATED FIRE SERVICE AREA NO. 132 SERVES THE PUBLIC INTEREST WITHOUT THE PLACEMENT OF THE QUESTION ON THE BALLOT. (Sponsored by Assemblymember Keogh) (1) IM No. 13-045 LONNIE R. MCKECHNIE, CMC, Borough Clerk

Parcel: 14N04W Sections 25, 26, 36

Publish:  November 30, 2012

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough (MSB), Land Management Division, has received a request from Central Alaska Energy, LLC, to place a pipeline(s) and necessary structures in the MSB surveyed utility corridor, from the ship dock to the tank farm leasehold (MSB006551) to facilitate fuel products transportation. The proposed pipeline easement area is 15 feet wide along the south and west of the utility corridor as displayed with final placement determined by stamped engineer drawings. Township 14 North, Range 04 West, Sections 25, 26, and 36, Seward Meridian. Primary activity is to be fu el transportation. Supporting material is available for public inspection during normal business hours on the 2nd floor of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough building in the Land Management Division. Public comment is invited on this request. Please mail or deliver comments to the borough offices at the address indicated above, no later than March 5, 2013. If you have questions about this request: call Glenda at 745-9864 between 8:00-5:00 or you can send an e-mail to: glenda.smith@matsugov.us (PLEASE REFER TO MSB006551P WHEN SUBMITTING COMMENTS).

Private Driveway Snow Removal Notice

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MATANUSKA-SUSITNA BOROUGH There may be a quorum of the following at a Parliamentary Procedure and Open Meetings Act Training, at Central Public Safety Building, 101 W. Swanson Avenue, Wasilla, Alaska, February 27, 2013, at 6:00 p.m.: Borough Boards, Commissions, Committees, Task Forces, Road Service Area, Fire Service Area, Special Service Area, and Community Councils. Publish:  February 12, 2013

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ATTENTION The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assessor’s office mailed the 2013 Business Inventory Assessment Returns on December 04, 2012. Business Inventory is exempt from borough taxation to a limit of $1,000,000 in value, per Borough Code 3.15.035(c). Any business owner receiving a return must respond in order for this office to determine the appropriate exemption. All persons who own and/or have control of taxable business inventory within the borough are required

by Alaska Statute 29.45.120 to file such a return with the Borough Assessor’s Office. The filing deadline The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Public Works Department, Road Maintenance Division wishes is March 15, 2013. All returns postmarked or received after that date are subject to a fifteen percent to bring to the attention of the (15%) penalty (MSB 3.15.130 & MSB 3.15.150). Borough residents and property Failure to file a return could result in a fine of not more than $1000 and/or imprisonment for not more owners that it is illegal to plow than ninety (90) days. snow from private property The completed return should indicate the exact location of the business property so that the proper onto or across the public road mill rate may be applied. Please list the correct subdivision name, block & lot; or township, range, and right-of-ways. Illegal plowing of or street Larry DeVilbiss, Mayor Warren Keogh, #1 Noel Woods, #2 Ronald Arvin,section; #3 Steve address. Colligan, #4 Darcie K. Salmon, #5 Jim Colver, #6 Vern Halter, #7 745-9682 745-1161 745-3027 373-6685 373-1502 232-8080 746-5300 355-1328 snow onto the road right-of-way larry.devilbiss@matsugov.us warrenkeogh.district1@gmail.com noelwoods@mtaonline.net ronarvin@mtaonline.net jimcolver@mtaonline.net vernhalter@mtaonline.net Any propertystevecolligan@mtaonline.net owner with questions,darciesalmon@mtaonline.net or who desires assistance, should call 745-9637 or visit the reduces the width of the driving Assessment Division at the Matanuska-Susitna Borough office in Palmer, Alaska. Additional returns are surface, creates safety hazards, available at this office. It is the property owner’s responsibility to obtain a return if one is not received by mail. restricts sight distance, creates drainage problems during spring Publish:  Jan. 22, Feb. 12 & Mar. 12, 2013 #01-16-13 run-off, and makes it difficult and more costly for snow removal operations. Additional costs Did you know? means additional taxes. Borough That all cats and dogs residing in the borough need current ordinances allow a fine of up licenses? to $500.00 for each violation. Only $15 if the animal is spayed or neutered, $30 otherwise. We ask for the cooperation of all responsible citizens of the You can download the application at www.matsugov.us/ borough. animalcare under the Animal Care Forms tab. Check with the

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property line edge of road

Snow is to be pushed diagonally from center of driveway in the directions of the arrows only.

cities for their prices.

Larry DeVilbiss, Mayor 745-9682 larry.devilbiss@matsugov.us

Warren Keogh, #1 745-1161 warrenkeogh.district1@gmail.com

Noel Woods, #2 745-3027 noelwoods@mtaonline.net

Ronald Arvin, #3 373-6685 ronarvin@mtaonline.net

Steve Colligan, #4 373-1502 stevecolligan@mtaonline.net

Darcie K. Salmon, #5 232-8080 darciesalmon@mtaonline.net

Jim Colver, #6 746-5300 jimcolver@mtaonline.net

To see a complete listing of all boards and commissions, please go to http://www.matsugov.us/Clerk/boards-commission and scroll to the bottom of the page, and click on membership.

Vern Halter, #7 355-1328 vernhalter@mtaonline.net


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