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.

Coronavirus Resources for Communities

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

Upcoming Events

Summer Legislative Conference
Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
August 11-13, 2020

Legislation Tracker

One of the primary functions of the Alaska Municipal League is “To secure general and municipal legislation at the state and federal levels which will be beneficial to the municipalities and inhabitants thereof, and to oppose legislation injurious thereto.”

Leaning Local

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

News

Alaska Needs New Revenues

DRAFT: Legislative Approach to Revenues March 12, 2020 Last year there was tremendous pushback against reductions necessary to balance the budget in the absence of sufficient and new revenues. AML supported fewer cuts, even at the expense of a reduced PFD, which the...

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House Passes Version of FY21 Operating Budget

The House passed its version of the FY21 Operating Budget, the result of a fast-paced and negotiated process.  AML appreciates the inclusion of many items that are important to local governments, including: Increased funding for the Alaska Marine Highway System...

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AMHS and School Bond Debt Reimbursement

Friday's discussion by the Legislature about the ferry system and school bond debt reimbursement, if we just focus on the statements made for or against, point to a high level of support for both, and a general concern for local government. In fact, in both case, the...

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Announcements

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Cities and boroughs are on the front lines of responding to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in their community. Click on this link for information and resorces. Coronavirus – COVID-19 Information

  • The Alaska Remote Seller Sales Tax Commission has launched its new website https://arsstc.org/. As we move forward, this is where we’ll post updates, policy guidance, examples of parity, and board or Commission meeting information.
  • Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Winter Legislative Conference. Presentations  can be found at https://www.akml.org/conferences-events/past-conferences/
  • AML welcomes the Governor’s approach to FY21 budget – An emphasis on communication and collaboration will mean local governments are working together with the State on solutions.
  • Thank you to Sen. Murkowski, Sen. Sullivan, and Congressman Young for their support of PILT and SRS, funding for which is including in the FY20 budget.
  • Online Sales Tax Administration is moving forward. AML members sign onto Intergovernmental Agreement, form Sales Tax Commission, and approve Remote Sales Tax Code. Click here to read more »
  • AML members pass 2020 Resolutions at annual meeting. Click here to read more »

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