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City Clerk’s Office
800 Cushman Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701
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The Board of Plumber Examiners is empowered to perform the duties as prescribed in Sections 2-306 through 2-309, as well as Sections 14-291 through 14-301 of the Fairbanks General Code (FGC).
The Board of Plumber Examiners shall consist of five members, at least three members of the board shall be residents of the city, each member shall serve for three year terms. The members shall be appointed by the mayor, subject to confirmation by the City Council. The chairman shall be elected by the Board of Examiners subject to approval by the City Council, and shall serve in this capacity for one year. The City Building Official shall be a non-voting, ex officio member of the board and shall act as Secretary.
- To review the building, electrical, plumbing, fire prevention, residential, mechanical, fuel gas and abatement codes and related provisions of the Fairbanks Code of Ordinances and make recommendations regarding building construction and housing codes adopted by the City.
- To investigate and review all operations of the Building Department of the City, to submit recommendations on policy to the City Council, and to make recommendations on administration to the Mayor.
- To hear and determine in the first instance all appeals from final staff decisions relating to building construction within the City including the Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings. Any decision of the board may be appealed to the superior court in accordance with the appellate rules of the state court system.
Meetings are called when the subject matter warrants. The chairman is authorized to call meetings, or a majority of the members may require that a meeting be called. All meetings shall be open to the public, except that closed meetings may be held as provided by law. A majority (five members) of the commission shall constitute a quorum and a majority vote of those present and voting shall be necessary to carry any question. Minutes shall be kept as a permanent record of all meetings and shall be filed in the Office of the City Clerk.
The Complete/Signature Street Steering Committee is an ad-hoc committee formed under the authority of the City Council and Mayor at the Regular Meeting of August 8, 2011. The committee shall act in an advisory capacity to the City Council, look at the consultant’s report, listen to public input, and work with Public Works to develop an overall construction plan for the Cushman/Barnette Street Project.
The Clay Street Cemetery Commission shall advise the City Council and Mayor regarding the restoration, improvement, and maintenance of the Clay Street Cemetery. It shall provide and update a long-term plan for the cemetery.
The Commission shall conduct regular public meetings, including public hearings required as a condition of receipt of grants. If authorized by the City Council, the commission may convene into executive session in accordance with state law.
The Local Improvement District (LID) Committee is an ad-hoc committee formed under the authority of the City Council and Mayor at the Regular Meeting of January 9, 2012. The Committee shall study the formation of a local improvement district in the downtown area to provide funding for the Clean Team and the Community Service Patrol.
Local Improvement District (LID) Ad-hoc Committee Meeting Packets:
- Meeting Minutes – September 21, 2012
- Meeting Packet – September 21, 2012
- Meeting Packet – September 14, 2012
- Meeting Packet – September 7, 2012
- Meeting Packet – August 17, 2012
- Meeting Packet – August 3, 2012
- Meeting Packet – July 27, 2012
- Meeting Packet – July 20, 2012
- Meeting Packet – July 13, 2012
- Meeting Packet – July 6, 2012
The Fact Finding Commission shall assist the City Council in the investigation, collection, assessment, and analysis of any issue referred to the Commission where facts are in dispute or are unknown. It shall establish facts and issue findings to the City Council. Matters shall be referred to the Commission as the City Council and Mayor deem appropriate; and when so referred, shall be referred by motion with a description of the scope and issues requiring factual determination. The Factfinding Commission shall have the power to administer oaths, subpoena witnesses and compel the production of books, papers, and other relevant evidence. The Commission shall request the Mayor to issue subpoenas as required.
Meetings are called when the subject matter warrants. The chairman is authorized to call meetings, or a majority of the members may require that a meeting be called. All meetings shall be open to the public, except that closed meetings may be held as provided by law. A majority of the Commission shall constitute a quorum; three affirmative votes shall be necessary to carry any question. Minutes shall be kept as a permanent record of all meetings and shall be filed in the Office of the City Clerk. Please contact the City Clerk’s Office for specific meeting dates and times.
The Finance Committee shall consider all matters relating to the fiscal operation of the City and shall make recommendations regarding fiscal matters to the full City Council on matters such as budget requests, ordinances amending the budget estimate, applications for grants, and annual audits.