Animal Control Commission

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review the Animal Control facilities of the Borough and make recommendations to the Borough Mayor and Animal Control Manager concerning present and future needs.
  • Advise and assist the Animal Control Manager and Borough Mayor in problems involving control and disposal of animals.
  • Make recommendations to the Animal Control Manager regarding the annual Animal Control budget.
  • Conduct animal bite hearings as a quasi-judicial body as set forth in Chapter 4.16 FNSBC.

Meetings

Meetings are scheduled to be held on the first Monday of every month. The following information is updated routinely to reflect upcoming meetings:

  • The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in the Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers, Juanita Helms Administration Center, 907 Terminal Street, Fairbanks, AK.
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Additional Information

  1. Testify Under Citizens' Comments A or Citizens' Comments B

Citizens' Comments A

Agenda items not scheduled for public hearing

Citizens' Comments B

Items other than those appearing on the agenda


How to Provide Testimony

In-Person or Telephonic Testimony

Once an agenda is published, citizens may sign up to testify in person or telephonically by doing one of the following:

  1. Calling the Clerk's office at 907-459-1401 no later than 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting;
  2. Completing the online sign-up form no later than 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting; or
  3. Signing up in person before the meeting has been called to order.

During the meeting, the Chair will invite citizens to the table or ask the Clerk to call citizens when it is their turn to speak. Please note the following:

  • Phone calls to citizens will come from an out-of-state number.
  • If a phone call is not answered, the Chair will move to the next citizen who has signed up.
  • Testimony will be heard in the order in which citizens have signed up.
  • Each citizen will have three minutes to provide testimony.
  • Other citizens attending in person may provide comments after those who have signed up.

Written Testimony

Citizens may submit comments using the online contact form or at Animal_Control_Commission@fnsb.gov.

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