- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 29. Municipal Government
- Chapter 60. State Programs
- Section 140. State Aid to Unincorporated Communities.
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AS 29.60.140. State Aid to Unincorporated Communities.
- (a) The department shall pay to each unincorporated community an entitlement each fiscal year to be used for a public
purpose. The department with advice from the Department of Law shall determine whether there is in each unincorporated
community an incorporated nonprofit entity or a Native village council that will agree to receive and spend the
entitlement. If there is more than one qualified entity in an unincorporated community, the department shall pay the
money under the entitlement to the entity that the department finds most qualified to receive and spend the money. The
department may not pay money under an entitlement to a Native village council unless the council waives immunity from
suit for claims arising out of activities of the council related to the entitlement. A waiver of immunity from suit
under this subsection must be on a form provided by the Department of Law. If there is no qualified incorporated
nonprofit entity or Native village council in an unincorporated community that is willing to receive money under an
entitlement, the entitlement for that unincorporated community may not be paid. Neither this subsection nor any action
taken under it enlarges or diminishes the governmental authority or jurisdiction of a Native village council. If at
least $41,472,000 is appropriated for all entitlements under AS 29.60.010
- 29.60.310 for a fiscal year, the entitlement for
each unincorporated community under this subsection for that year equals $40,000. Otherwise, the entitlement equals
- (b) In this section "unincorporated community" means a place in the unorganized borough that is not incorporated as a city
and in which 25 or more persons reside as a social unit.
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