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

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

CARES Act Review through October

Local governments continue to implement a careful distribution of their CARES Act funds, applying fully half of what's been expended so far to economic support and public health needs. There are still three months to go in reporting on these programs.  ...

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Fiscal Policy Working Group

AML's Fiscal Policy Working Group continues to discuss State fiscal policy and the implications for local governments. Municipal leaders will need to be at the table as the Administration and Legislature begin negotiating how to address the State's continuing revenue...

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ACoM Resolution – COVID Mitigation

The Alaska Conference of Mayors today passed by unanimous consent Resolution 02.2021, supporting the use of masks and social distancing in all public places within Alaska due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and urging compliance with all federal guidance, State...

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AML Responds to AMHS Reshaping Working Group

The reality of these last two years – a fight for the future of the ferry, and continued outcry over its diminishment – can be lost in the search for longer term solutions. Instead of actions that ensured service during this time, service was lost even while the...

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Tweets

FEMA announces National Risk Index – an online mapping application analyzes risk factors from 18 natural hazards. https://icma.org/articles/article/fema-announces-national-risk-index?utm_campaign=leadership%20matters&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

The Alaska health department says it can no longer keep up with COVID reporting, data entry and outreach to infected people
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Announcements

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  •  AML – Request for Declaration to Governor Michael Dunleavy – AML Request for Declaration
  • Ports & Harbors Lunch Series – Join AAHPA to connect with your port and harbor colleagues across Alaska! Registration is required and it is free – Registration & More Information Here!
  • Petersburg Borough Assembly – Requesting a declaration of disaster for the 2020 Southeast Alaska salmon season.-– Petersburg Borough Declaration to Governor
  • Cities and boroughs are on the front lines of responding to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in their community.  COVID-19 Information and resources »
  • Letter to Senator Murkowski and Sullivan in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic and corresponding economic crisis. Letter from Nils Andreassen- AML Executive Director
  • 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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