Trails Advisory Commission

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Inventory and review the current trails within the Borough and make recommendations to the Mayor concerning present  and future needs.
  • Review all state and Borough land  disposals and make recommendations to the Mayor in regards to trail needs and trail routing.
  • To provide a forum for citizen input into the trails assessments and needs for the Borough and to advise the Mayor of these findings.
  • To encourage public and private subdividers to incorporate a trail system where needed on a voluntary basis. Such trails will be laid out following property boundaries, section lines, and public rights-of-way.
  • The trails commission shall replace the duties of the Parks and Recreation Commission in regards to trails and the Borough trail system;
  • The Trails Advisory Commission shall work within the parameters of the Fairbanks North Star Borough policy on recreation trails, and shall from time to time review that policy and recommend any changes to the Mayor;
  • The Trails Advisory Commission shall provide initial review of proposed amendments to the comprehensive recreational trail plan and shall make a recommendation to the Planning Commission and Borough Assembly on such proposed amendments.

Meetings

Meetings are are held at least quarterly on the fourth Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. This information will be routinely updated to reflect any upcoming meetings.

The next Trails Advisory Commission meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 28, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

  • Launch Zoom Webinar
  • Webinar ID: 160 926 4582
  • Passcode: 624177
  • Telephone: 1 646 828 7666 or 833 568 8864 (Toll Free)

Additional Information

  1. COMPREHENSIVE RECREATIONAL TRAILS PLAN UPDATE 2021-2022

The Fairbanks North Star Borough is developing a new Recreational Trails Plan that will be the primary decision-making tool guiding FNSB and its partners to prioritize the allocation of available resources to local trails. The Trails Advisory Commission, acting as the project steering committee, hosts public meetings for this planning process and invites the community to participate. For information and updates for the Trail Plan process go to www.FNSBTrailsPlan.com. For more information about the Borough Parks & Recreation Trails Office go to Fairbanks North Star Borough Parks & Recreation: Facility Details (myrec.com)

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