Serving Alaska’s Communities

Welcome to the Alaska Municipal League, proudly serving Alaska’s 165 cities and boroughs.

Here you have access to up-to-date information about AML programs and services, local government resources and news, as well as policy issues that impact Alaska’s municipalities. AML is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, statewide organization with a purpose to strengthen Alaska’s local governments.

Coronavirus Information for Communities

Serving Alaska’s Communities

Welcome to the Alaska Municipal League, proudly serving Alaska’s 165 cities and boroughs.

Here you have access to up-to-date information about AML programs and services, local government resources and news, as well as policy issues that impact Alaska’s municipalities. AML is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, statewide organization with a purpose to strengthen Alaska’s local governments.

We envision a future of thriving communities led by healthy local governments.
We know that Alaska is stronger when we are working together.

Leaning Local

Read about updates from cities and boroughs – ordinances and resolutions that are making a difference.

Legislation Tracker

One of the primary functions of AML is to advocate for beneficial policy, and against legislation that negatively impacts local governments. 

News

Testimony to Senate Finance

AML Executive Director Nils Andreassen testified to the Senate Finance Committee on February 17, 2021. He discussed how changes in the State Budget impact municipalities.  It can be viewed online at Gavel Alaska.

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Incorrect Statements made within SR2

Today the Alaska Senate Majority sponsored Senate Resolution 2, which asks the Governor to issue a new disaster declaration. This action was necessary because the Legislature has not been able to act to extend the current declaration. Within the Resolution’s Whereas...

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Preparing for FY22 Budget – Vetoes Review

As we prepare for the release of the Governor’s FY22 budget, it is worth reflecting on the last two years of budgets. One way to do this is to review the 240+ vetoes the Governor has made. Keep in mind that these came in three rounds. The first, after the FY20 budget,...

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Tweets

A lot of great findings came from @ANCParksandRec's recent Covid-19 Parks and Trails Survey. Anchorage parks and trails are among our city's greatest assets, and both the public health and quality of life benefits to these outdoor spaces can't be overstated. Get outside & enjoy!

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📢#Alaska students, don't miss an opportunity to have your voice heard! Participate in the "If I Were Mayor" essay contest & #COYA21!
Application/Submission deadlines are approaching!
4/30 SUBMIT ESSAYS 🔜 https://bit.ly/2P7lAWw
5/10 COYA APPLY 🔜 https://bit.ly/3d2UObo

AML reviews how federal funds empowered #localgov so far & looks ahead to #ARP ➡️ https://bit.ly/2OTLRrA
AML's 8 ⭐️ of gold outlines a plan for #akleg to work w/ #localgov to form a basis for a comprehensive fiscal package ➡️ https://bit.ly/3uXMXC0
https://www.adn.com/opinions/2021/04/15/federal-relief-funds-give-alaska-an-opportunity-if-we-act-wisely/

2 weeks to meet the deadline for the 2021 “If I Were Mayor…” Essay contest! Encourage high schoolers in your area to participate! We'd love to have representation from every high school in #Alaska. DETAILS👉🏼 https://bit.ly/2P7lAWw

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