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 at 6:00 p.m. on the first Monday of every February, May, August and November. The following information is updated routinely to reflect upcoming meetings. To watch live meetings, citizens may access them through the links below. Please note once the meeting has started a live red button will be available. If you are having issues, try refreshing your web browser.

  • A work session is scheduled for Monday, March 4, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. in the Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers, Juanita Helms Administration Center, 907 Terminal Street, Fairbanks, AK.
  • The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 6, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. in the Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers, Juanita Helms Administration Center, 907 Terminal Street, Fairbanks, AK.

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.

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

  • 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.