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How to Listen to Assembly Meetings
There are 4 ways to listen to Assembly meetings:
All Assembly meetings are held in the Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers, located in the Juanita Helms Administration Center (JHAC) at 907 Terminal St, Fairbanks.
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To attend meetings by Zoom, citizens may listen by using the links below. These links are updated routinely to reflect any upcoming meetings.
FNSB Live Webcast
All regular, special, Finance Committee and Committee of Whole meetings of the Assembly are live-streamed through FNSB Live Webcasts.
All regular Assembly meetings are broadcast on KUAC Radio 89.9 FM live at 7 p.m.
How to Obtain Agendas, Resolutions, and Ordinances
Agendas and copies of all resolutions and ordinances are available online in the Agenda Center at least one week prior to each meeting. If that link is not available, please go to https://fnsb.civicclerk.com/ for access to agendas, minutes, and audio files. Paper copies of agendas, resolutions, and ordinances are available at the Borough Clerk's Office located in the JHAC during normal business hours and in the Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers lobby by noon on the day of the meeting.
How to Provide Testimony
To submit your written comments use the Written Testimony Form or send an email to Assembly@fnsb.gov.
In-Person and Telephonic Testimony During Regular and Special Assembly Meetings
Once the agenda has been published, call the Borough Clerk's Office at 907-459-1401 or complete the Sign-Up for Telephonic Testimony form by 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting to testify. Citizens Comments and Public Hearing testimony is limited to 3 minutes for each person.
Citizens may also sign-up in person the evening of the meeting.
To complete the form, enter your first and last name, email address, phone number for the Clerk to call you during the meeting, and subject. Subjects are:
- Citizens' Comments A
- Citizens' Comments B
- Ordinance/Resolution Number, Liquor License Number, or Marijuana License Number for Public Hearing Items
Note: Citizens may also comment on Contracts/Bid Awards on the Finance Committee Meeting agendas.
What to Expect When Testifying Telephonically
Public testimony will be heard from citizens in the order in which they have signed up. The Clerk will call citizens who have signed up to testify at the phone numbers provided when it is their turn to speak. If you have caller ID the phone number will be an out-of-state number.
Once you are placed into the meeting, the Presiding Officer will ask that you state your name, spell your last name, and provide your neighborhood or place of residence for the record. Then your 3 minutes will begin.
Please note: If you do not answer the phone, then Presiding Officer will move to the next person on the list.
Current Meeting Agenda
When signing up to testify in-person and telephonically, indicate in the subject line either Citizens' Comments A, Citizens' Comments B, or a specific public hearing item. Comments are limited to 3 minutes.
- Citizens' Comments A: Citizen may speak on agenda items not scheduled for public hearing:
- Contract Awards
- New Business - Resolutions
- New Business - Ordinances to be Referred to Committees or Commissions
- New Business - Ordinances to be Introduced and Advanced to Public Hearing
- Citizens' Comments B: Citizen may speak on any matter not appearing on the agenda.
- Public Hearing:
- Liquor Licenses
- Marijuana Licenses
- Resolutions and Ordinances Scheduled for Public Hearing