HJR 39: Disapproving the Local Boundary Commission recommendation regarding the annexation of territory to the City of Homer.
00 HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 39 01 Disapproving the Local Boundary Commission recommendation regarding the 02 annexation of territory to the City of Homer. 03 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 WHEREAS under art. X, sec. 12, Constitution of the State of Alaska, the Local 05 Boundary Commission has presented to the legislature its recommendation regarding the 06 annexation of territory to the City of Homer; and 07 WHEREAS the recommendation was received on January 23, 2002; and 08 WHEREAS a recommendation of the Local Boundary Commission presented to the 09 legislature becomes effective 45 days after presentation or at the end of the session, whichever 10 is earlier, unless disapproved by a resolution concurred in by the majority of the members of 11 each house; and 12 WHEREAS the legislature recognizes the constitutional authority of the Local 13 Boundary Commission as a disinterested third party tasked with objective review of boundary 14 changes; and 15 WHEREAS the legislature recognizes the need for the legislative review process as a 16 tool for local governments to address growth but believes that this tool is one that should be
01 used as a final process and with as much participation of all affected populations as possible; 02 BE IT RESOLVED by the Alaska State Legislature that the recommendation of the 03 Local Boundary Commission received January 23, 2002, regarding the annexation of territory 04 to the City of Homer, is disapproved.