Fairbanks North Star Borough
REGULAR ASSEMBLY MEETING AGENDA
September 23, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
This meeting will be held at or hosted from the
Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers
Juanita Helms Administration Center
907 Terminal Street, Fairbanks, AK

This meeting will be conducted in-person and by zoom or zoom-only with consideration given to the Borough Operational Status and if the Juanita Helms Administration Center is otherwise open to the public. Please visit https://www.fnsb.gov/415/Stay-Connected-with-the-Assembly or contact the Borough Clerk’s Office (907) 459-1401. Masks are requested to be worn in the Assembly Chambers.

1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

NONSECTARIAN INVOCATION

3.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.

ROLL CALL

5.

REQUEST FOR REMOVAL OF ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA AND ANY OTHER PROCEDURAL MOTIONS

6.

CITIZENS' COMMENTS - Each person's comments limited to 3 minutes (Citizens' Comments shall recess at 6:50 p.m. for public hearing)


6.a. A citizen may speak on agenda items not scheduled for public hearing
       (Memorandums, Bid Awards, Unfinished Business [items postponed
       from previous meetings, reconsideration, or notice of intent to
       rescind], Resolutions, or Ordinances being advanced to a public
       hearing on a different date). Citizens' comments on Board of
       Adjustment matters are not permitted.

6.b. Items that are not scheduled on the agenda.

7.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA AND CONSENT AGENDA


Approval of the consent agenda passes all routine items indicated by an asterisk (*) on the agenda. Consent agenda items are not considered separately unless an Assemblymember so requests. Note: If the consent item to be removed is an ordinance up to be introduced, advanced, or referred, it takes two Assemblymembers to remove the item from the consent agenda. In the event of such a request, the item is returned to the general agenda.

8.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

8.a.

*Regular Assembly Meeting minutes of September 9, 2021.

9.

COMMUNICATIONS TO THE ASSEMBLY

9.a.

*IFB Award: IFB Number 22013

Solid Waste Large Wheel Loader Replacement

Approval of Base Bid, as submitted by Yukon Equipment, Inc. in the amount of $464,721.00.

9.b.

*Sole Source Contract Award

EPI Enviro Alternative Daily Cover

Approval of a sole source contract with EPI Environmental Products, Inc. in the amount of $115,342.88.

9.c.

*Memorandum from Mindy O’Neall, FNSB Presiding Officer, recommending the appointment of Harry Conway as an alternate board member to the Board of Ethics.

10.

MESSAGES FROM THE BOROUGH MAYOR

10.a.

Brief update on the COVID-19 public health emergency.

10.b.

Other Messages.

11.

REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

12.

REPORTS FROM REPRESENTATIVES


12.a. Report from the City of Fairbanks Representative.

12.b. Report from the City of North Pole Representative.

12.c. Report from the School Board Representative.

13.

SPECIAL ORDERS - Public Hearing at or after 7:00 p.m. (each person's comments limited to 3 minutes)


13.a.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-23

An Ordinance Amending FNSBC Title 18 To Amend Definitions, Including Adding Child Care Homes, Child Care Group Homes, Child Care Centers And Amending The Definition Of School Buildings; Adding These As Uses In Various Zoning Districts; And Making Other Related Changes. (Sponsor: Assemblymember Wilson)

13.b.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-35

An Ordinance Approving A Community Purpose Exemption From The Levy Of Borough Property Taxes For Property Located At First Avenue And Cushman Street Exclusively Used By Yukon Quest International, Ltd. (Sponsor: Assemblymember Williams)

13.c.

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-20-1D

An Ordinance Amending The FY 2021-22 Budget By Appropriating $18,811,783 In Federal Coronavirus State And Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Established Under The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) To The Special Revenue Fund, Capital Projects Fund, And/Or Enterprise Funds For Local Fiscal Recovery Related To The COVID-19 Pandemic And Authorizing The Use Of Contractual Services And/Or The Employment Of One Term-Permanent Full-Time Equivalent Employee For Administration Of These Programs. (Sponsors: Assembly Finance Committee and Mayor Ward)

PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE #1 by Mayor Ward and Assemblymember Williams
An Ordinance Amending The FY 2021-22 Budget By Appropriating $18,811,783 In Federal Coronavirus State And Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Established Under The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) To The Special Revenue Fund, Capital Projects Fund, And/Or Enterprise Funds And By Appropriating $1,710,162 In Indirect Revenue From The ARPA Funds To The Multi-Year General Subfund For Local Fiscal Recovery Related To The COVID-19 Pandemic And Authorizing The Use Of Contractual Services And/Or The Employment Of One Term-Permanent Full-Time Equivalent Employee For Administration Of These Programs.

PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE #2 by Mayor Ward and Assemblymember Williams
An Ordinance Amending The FY 2021-22 Budget By Appropriating $18,811,783 In Federal Coronavirus State And Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Established Under The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) To The Special Revenue Fund, Capital Projects Fund, And/Or Enterprise Funds And By Appropriating $1,710,162 In Indirect Revenue From The ARPA Funds To The Multi-Year General Subfund For Local Fiscal Recovery Related To The COVID-19 Pandemic And Authorizing The Use Of Contractual Services And/Or The Employment Of One Term-Permanent Full-Time Equivalent Employee For Administration Of These Programs.

14.

CONSIDERATION OF CALENDAR - Unfinished Business


NONE
15.

CITIZENS' COMMENTS - Each person's comments limited to 3 minutes (continuation if needed)


15.a. Items that are not scheduled for public hearing - continuation.

16.

CONSIDERATION OF CALENDAR - New Business - Resolutions

16.a.

*RESOLUTION NO. 2021-31

A Resolution Thanking The Dena' Nena' Henash D/B/A Tanana Chiefs Conference For Their Donation Of Funds To Support The Bluebell Park Renovation Project. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)

17.

CONSIDERATION OF CALENDAR - New Business - Ordinances To Be Referred To Committees or Commissions


NONE
18.

CONSIDERATION OF CALENDAR - New Business - Ordinances To Be Introduced And Advanced To Public Hearing

18.a.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-36

An Ordinance Amending Various Sections Of Chapter 2.32 FNSBC, Personnel System. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)
(Refer to the Committee of the Whole on October 7, 2021; Advance to October 14, 2021 for Public Hearing)

18.b.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-37

An Ordinance Amending FNSBC Title 21 To Add An Application Process And Fee Waiver For Volunteer Cleanup Groups Who Bring Residential Nonhazardous Solid Waste To The Landfill And Amending The FY 2021-22 Budget By Appropriating $100,000 From The General Fund Fund Balance To The Multi-Year General Subfund For The Tipping Fees Associated With The Code Enforcement Volunteer Cleanup Program. (Sponsors: Assemblymember Sanford and Mayor Ward)
(Refer to the Committee of the Whole on October 7, 2021; Advance to October 14, 2021 for Public Hearing)

18.c.

*ORDINANCE NO. 2021-20-1E

An Ordinance Amending The FY 2021-22 Budget By Appropriating $20,000 In Rasmuson Foundation Funding To The Capital Projects Fund For The Small Park Replacement Program For The Purchase And Installation Of An Inclusive Playhouse For The Bluebell Park Project. (Sponsor: Mayor Ward)
(Refer to the Finance Committee on October 7, 2021; Advance to October 14, 2021 for Public Hearing)

19.

CITIZENS' COMMENTS - Each person's comments limited to 3 minutes (continuation if needed)


19.b. Items that are not scheduled on the agenda.

20.

ASSEMBLYMEMBERS' COMMENTS

21.

ADJOURNMENT

23.

ACTION MEMO - REGULAR ASSEMBLY MEETING

THE AGENDA ITEMS AS LISTED MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED IN SEQUENCE. THIS AGENDA IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE TO INCLUDE THE DELETION OF ITEMS OR EXECUTIVE SESSIONS, IF NEEDED.