FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH

907 Terminal St. Fairbanks AK 99701 (907) 459-1000

Planning Commission (Covid-19)

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STAY CONNECTED WITH THE PLANNING COMMISSION

PARTICIPATING IN PLANNING COMMISSION MEETINGS DURING COVID-19

 

Quick Take:

Planning Commission meetings are currently being conducted via Zoom.

Sign up for telephonic participation remains available by completing the form on this webpage or by calling the Department of Community Planning at 459-1260.

THESE PROCEDURES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

PLEASE CHECK THIS PAGE OFTEN AND PRIOR TO ATTENDING A PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING OR WORKSESSION. 

 

Detailed Information: 

Full Mitigation Plan for the Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers

Full Mitigation Plan for the Juanita Helms Administration Center

 

HOW TO LISTEN TO PLANNING COMMISSION MEETINGS

 

There are 2 ways to listen to Planning Commission meetings. 1) Zoom 2) FNSB Live Webcasts from the website fnsb.us

 

ZOOM

The Planning Commission is using Zoom to conduct its meetings. Citizens can access the Zoom participation information from the meeting agenda.  

 

STREAM

 All Planning Commission meetings are live streamed through FNSB Live Webcasts. Click here​ for information on how to stream from our webpage .

HOW TO OBTAIN AGENDAS

Agendas are available online at least 10 days prior to a meeting. Paper copies of agendas are available on meeting days in front of the reception desk in the lobby of the Juanita Helms Administration Center. Click here​ to download a copy of the agenda​. ​​​

 

HOW TO PROVIDE TESTIMONY

 

 TELEPHONIC TESTIMONY DURING PLANNING COMMISSION MEETINGS

To sign up for telephonic testimony complete the Sign-Up form for Telephonic Testimony below or call the Department of Community Planning Office at (907) 459-1260.

To complete the form, enter your first and last name, email address, phone number for the Clerk to call you during the meeting ​if needed, and subject. Subjects are Citizens Comments A, Citizens Comments B; or a specific public hearing item.

 

WRITTEN TESTIMONY

Written testimony for quasi-judicial hearing items may be submitted by completing an affidavit application located at: http://www.fnsb.us/cp/Documents/PCTestimonyAffidavit.pdf or by requesting a paper application by calling the Department of Community Planning at 459-1260. The deadline for submittal of the application and testimony is the Monday of the week prior to the hearing date. The Commission Chair will determine whether written testimony on a quasi-judicial item will be accepted.

To submit written testimony for legislative or public hearing items you may submit your comments by​ sending an email to planning@fnsb.us

 

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 those citizens who have signed up to testify at the phone number provided when it is their turn to speak. Please note: If you do not answer the phone we will move to the next person on list. Once you are placed into the meeting the Commission Chair will ask that you state your name, spell your last name, and provide your neighborhood or place of residence for the record, a sworn oath may be required, and then your 3 minutes will begin.

Helpful Hints: You will be called by an out-of-state number. Once you answer, you will be asked to press the number 1 to join the meeting. If you are listening to the meeting on another device or in a room with another audio device with speakers, move away from that device or turn it off when it is your turn to speak. Speak clearly and loudly. Wait to be called on by the Commission Chair before you speak. 

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