DENALI BOROUGH, ALASKA

 

PROPOSED RESOLUTION NO.                   

 

 

A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE COMMITMENT OF THE DENALI BOROUGH TO PROCEED WITH THE PROVISIONS OF HB 244.

 

 

WHEREAS,   business opportunities and employment in the Denali Borough are limited; and

 

WHEREAS,   economic development in the Denali Borough needs to be studied; and

 

WHEREAS,   the best use of land within the Borough whether it be developed or left undeveloped must be considered; and

 

WHEREAS,   prior to HB 244 the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) was to be granted a right-of-way of land for a railroad and utility corridor in the Denali Borough; and

 

WHEREAS,   HB 244 provides for the Denali Borough to replace AIDEA as the entity to receive this land; and

 

WHEREAS,   should the project in HB 244 be developed, the Denali Borough would exercise control over and receive the economic benefit from this land; and

 

WHEREAS,   local control over economic development within the Denali Borough is of paramount importance;

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOVED: that the Denali Borough Assembly is committed to proceeding with the provisions of HB 244.

 

 

PASSED and APPROVED by the DENALI BOROUGH ASSEMBLY this                day of                                     , 2003.

 

 

                                                                                                  

                                                               Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:                                                                                      

                                                               Borough Clerk