West Dimond Blvd Upgrade – Open House – Wed. Sept. 10th 5:30

West Dimond Blvd Upgrade - Phase I Westpark Drive to Sand Lake Road

Open House #2- 65% Design Review and Comment

Join us at the Open House to review and comment on the 65% design for West Dimond Boulevard Phase 1- Westpark Drive to Sand Lake Road and major intersections within the project corridor.


Wednesday, September 10, 2014

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm


Kincaid Elementary Library

4900 Raspberry Rd, Anchorage



 65% Design is Available for Review
The West Dimond Boulevard Upgrade Project- Phase 1  65% design is available for review on the project website.
Proposed improvements:
  • Two single-lane roundabouts; one at Westpark Drive and one at Sand Lake Road
  • Curb and gutter with catch basins and underground storm drainage
  • 5-foot bike lanes
  • Multi-use pathways; 10-foot wide on north side and 8-foot wide on south side
  • Continuous lighting

To download a copy of the West Dimond Blvd Upgrade Phase I- 65% design , please follow this link to the project website: www.westdimondblvd.com


Public Forum on Ballot Issues Continues…

Public Forum on Ballot Initiatives and Ballot Referendums


Alaska Common Ground is sponsoring a series of forums on the upcoming August referendum on oil taxes (SB21 repeal) and the three initiatives appearing on the November ballot.
This will be an opportunity for voters to hear experts discuss the pro and con positions for each measure.
Events will be held at the Wilda Marston Theatre in the Loussac Library, Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 pm, starting July 23rd. These events are free and open to the public.

July 23rd            Oil Tax Referendum (SB21 Repeal)

July 30th            Minimum Wage Initiative

August 6th         Marijuana Legalization Initiative

August 13th       Bristol Bay Forever Initiative



Each forum will give voters the opportunity to listen, ask questions, and make informed decisions about how to vote in the August primary election and November general election.    The Anchorage Public Libraries and the League of Women Voters of Anchorage are cosponsoring these events.

CLICK HERE to download a copy of the flyer for these events.

14July23 Discussions of Ballot Measures

Airport Master Plan Public Review Draft

Available for Review:

Public Review Draft of the 

Anchorage International Airport 

Master Plan Update

June 30, 2014 – August 29, 2014

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is in the final stage of its Master Plan Update, which will help guide future airport development.   The public review draft of the Master Plan Update is now available for review and comment.

From June 30, 2014 through August 29, 2014, the public is invited to provide comments on the public review draft of the Master Plan Update. All comments received in this 60-day timeframe will be considered and responded to during the finalization of the Master Plan Update.   After August 29, 2014, comments relating to the Master Plan Update will still be accepted by the Airport. The final version of the Master Plan Update is anticipated to be completed in the fall of 2014, and will be posted online.

Print copies of the public review draft of the Master Plan Update may be viewed at the Z.J. Loussac Library (3600 Denali Street, Anchorage, AK, 99503) and at the ANC Administration Offices (5000 West International Airport Road, Anchorage, AK, 99502, 4th Floor) during the review period.

The public is invited to an Online Open House to view and comment on the draft of the Master Plan Update.   The Online Open House can be accessed at www.ancmasterplan.com/onlinemeeting/. The Airport’s Master Plan Update is a lengthy document; this Online Open House has been designed to outline the chapters and appendices of the Master Plan Update, and to facilitate review of the information therein.


The public review draft of the Master Plan Update is also available online at www.ancmasterplan.com/library. Comments may be submitted online, via email, by fax, or by mail; see www.ancmasterplan.com/contact-us for details.