Check Out these September Events!

As much as we don’t want to see summer end, it seems fall is just around the corner. That means it’s time for Sand Lake Community Council to start meeting once again!
Community council is a great way to connect with neighbors on issues impacting the quality of life in our area, weigh in on community decisions, and talk with your elected officials (both municipal and state).

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Jade Park Fix-It Tomorrow!

During campaign years, ethics rules recommend that legislators take a break from sending out “mass mailings” (both mail and electronic newsletters) within 30 days of a primary or general election. This is to help make sure state resources aren’t used in a way that could be confused with “campaign mailings.”
So, while I am still very much working for the district, this will be my last e-news for a while. That said, please know I’m still here and available, so don’t hesitate to reach out!

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Gov. Walker Will Sign Rep. Grenn’s Legislative Ethics Bill

Anchorage – Alaska Governor Bill Walker will sign a bill Thursday evening in Anchorage to strengthen the conflict of interest standards for members of the Alaska Legislature. House Bill 44, sponsored by Representative Jason Grenn (I-Anchorage), also prohibits lawmakers from collecting per diem payments after the 121-day Constitutional deadline for the length of legislative sessions unless the state’s operating budget is passed.

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Neighborhood Updates: Roads, Rezones, Summer Fun & More!

Attention neighbors! In case you haven’t already heard, a request to rezone the lot at the corner of Arlene and Dimond (across from Skinny Raven) will soon be heard by the Planning & Zoning Commission. The request is to rezone the 6.2 acre lot from a “mixed residential” to a “residential mixed-use” district, allowing compact condos/apartments to be built on top of stores and offices (and at higher density).

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