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Title 3 . Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Chapter 110 . Municipal Boundary Changes
Section 970. Determination of essential city or borough services

3 AAC 110.970. Determination of essential city or borough services

(a) If a provision of this chapter provides for the identification of essential borough services, the commission will determine those services to consist of those mandatory and discretionary powers and facilities that, as determined by the commission,

(1) are reasonably necessary to the territory; and

(2) cannot be provided more efficiently and more effectively

(A) through some other agency, political subdivision of the state, regional educational attendance area, or coastal resource service area; or

(B) by the creation or modification of some other political subdivision of the state, regional educational attendance area, or coastal resource service area.

(b) The commission may determine essential borough services to include

(1) assessing and collecting taxes;

(2) providing primary and secondary education;

(3) planning, platting, and land use regulation; and

(4) other services that the commission considers reasonably necessary to meet the borough governmental needs of the territory.

(c) If a provision of this chapter provides for the identification of essential city services, the commission will determine those services to consist of those mandatory and discretionary powers and facilities that, as determined by the commission,

(1) are reasonably necessary to the community; and

(2) cannot be provided more efficiently and more effectively

(A) through some other agency, political subdivision of the state, regional educational attendance area, or coastal resource service area; or

(B) by the creation or modification of some other political subdivision of the state, regional educational attendance area, or coastal resource service area.

(d) The commission may determine essential city services to include

(1) levying taxes;

(2) for a city in the unorganized borough, assessing and collecting taxes;

(3) for a first class or home rule city in the unorganized borough, providing primary and secondary education in the city;

(4) public safety protection;

(5) planning, platting, and land use regulation; and

(6) other services that the commission considers reasonably necessary to meet the local governmental needs of the community.

History: Eff. 5/19/2002, Register 162

Authority: Art. X, sec. 12,

Ak Const.

AS 29.04.040

AS 29.05.011

AS 29.05.031

AS 29.05.100

AS 29.06.040

AS 29.06.090

AS 29.06.130

AS 29.06.450

AS 29.06.500

AS 44.33.812


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