- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 29. Municipal Government
- Chapter 65. General Grant Land
- Section 100. Public Purpose and Expansion Needs.
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AS 29.65.100. Public Purpose and Expansion Needs.
- (a) Consistent with the best interests of the state, if a municipality does not contain and cannot reasonably acquire
sufficient nonfederal land within its boundaries to meet its legitimate needs for public or private settlement or
development, it is the policy of the state to select federal land reasonably necessary to meet the needs of the
municipality and to make the land selected available to the municipality under AS 38.05.810
or (b) of this section.
- (b) The state may contract with a municipality to act as its agent in an auction of state land under applicable statutes.
When a municipality acts as the agent of the state in an auction, the municipality may retain from the proceeds of the
auction the capital and other expenses that the director determines to be necessary and reasonable.
- (c) Nothing in this chapter limits or impairs the authority of the director to transfer land to municipalities, without
limit or consideration, for public purposes in accordance with AS 38.05.810
. If there is a remaining entitlement of the municipality, land transferred under AS 38.05.810
shall be credited toward fulfillment of the entitlement.
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