Legislature(2011 - 2012)SENATE FINANCE 532

04/02/2012 09:00 AM FINANCE


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+= SB 100 PERS TERMINATION COSTS TELECONFERENCED
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+ SB 159 SUSITNA STATE FOREST TELECONFERENCED
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+ SB 151 FETAL ALCOHOL SPEC. DISORDER AS MITIGATOR TELECONFERENCED
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*+ SB 226 PURCHASE & LEASE OF NOME OFFICE BUILDING TELECONFERENCED
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+ SB 179 MISSING VULNERABLE ADULT RESPONSE PLAN TELECONFERENCED
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+ SB 210 CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN TELECONFERENCED
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+ SB 221 ALCOHOLIC BEV. TAX/PREVENTION FUND TELECONFERENCED
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*+ SCR 24 COMMISSION ON 100TH ANNIV. OF LEGISLATURE TELECONFERENCED
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SENATE BILL NO. 226                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act relating to the  purchase by the Alaska Housing                                                                    
     Finance  Corporation of  an  office  building in  Nome;                                                                    
     approving  the issuance  of bonds  for the  purchase of                                                                    
     the   office  building;   providing   notice  of,   and                                                                    
     authorizing  the  commissioner   of  administration  to                                                                    
     enter into, a lease-purchase  agreement with the Alaska                                                                    
     Housing  Finance Corporation  for the  office building;                                                                    
     and providing for an effective date."                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
10:02:17 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Hoffman  MOVED  to ADOPT  the  proposed  committee                                                                    
substitute  for SB  226, Work  Draft 27-LS1448\B  (Bannister                                                                    
3/30/12).   Co-Chair  Stedman   OBJECTED   for  purpose   of                                                                    
discussion.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Olson stated  that SB  226 addressed  the immediate                                                                    
need  for a  state  office  space in  Nome.  This was  first                                                                    
recognized in  2008. Due to  the current seriousness  of the                                                                    
need, the governor had proposed  $10 million to continue the                                                                    
process. However,  the momentum  had stalled because  of the                                                                    
question  of   the  location  and  square   footage  of  the                                                                    
building.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
DAVID SCOTT,  STAFF, SENATOR DONNIE  OLSEN, stated  that the                                                                    
bill  directed  the  Alaska Housing  Corporation  (AHFC)  to                                                                    
finance, with bond proceeds, the  purchase of a state office                                                                    
building  in Nome.  It also  directed  DOA to  enter into  a                                                                    
lease-purchase  agreement with  AHFC for  the building.  The                                                                    
Nome  State Office  Building was  built in  1974, and  there                                                                    
were numerous engineering  reports from as far  back as 1994                                                                    
noting  corrosion  damage  to   the  southern  side  of  the                                                                    
building.  In  1997,  there  was  a  subsequent  engineering                                                                    
report, which  pointed out structural integrity  issues with                                                                    
corrosion of the steel columns.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Stedman  REMOVED  his OBJECTION.  There  being  NO                                                                    
further OBJECTION, Work Draft 27-LS1448\B was ADOPTED.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Mr. Scott  stated that  the mechanical  systems in  the Nome                                                                    
State  Office  Building  were part  of  the  original,  1974                                                                    
system.                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
10:05:04 AM                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Stedman  pointed out  one fiscal  note from  DOA in                                                                    
the amount  of $3.310  million for the  operating cost  of a                                                                    
new building;  and one  fiscal note  from the  Department of                                                                    
Revenue  (DOR)  on  behalf  of AHFC  in  the  amount  $2.927                                                                    
million   for  the   annual  rental   obligation  and   AHFC                                                                    
administrative costs.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
DOUG WOOLIVER, DEPUTY  ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR, ALASKA COURT                                                                    
SYSTEM, testified  in support of  SB 226 and  explained that                                                                    
the courthouse  in Nome  was old  and inadequate.  He stated                                                                    
that  the Court  System was  interested in  being part  of a                                                                    
joint  state office  building in  Nome, and  that this  bill                                                                    
would provide that opportunity.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Olson  clarified that the  State currently  leased a                                                                    
court space  in the existing  federal building in  Nome that                                                                    
was built in the 1940s.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
DENISE   MICHELS,   MAYOR,   CITY   OF   NOME,   NOME   (via                                                                    
teleconference), expressed support of SB  226. She felt that                                                                    
the   current  state   office  building   was  deteriorating                                                                    
rapidly. She stressed the need  for increased space, and the                                                                    
need  for  meeting  the   current  security  and  technology                                                                    
standards.  She stressed  that the  location desired  by the                                                                    
City of Nome  was on the north side of  Front Street, out of                                                                    
the flood zone. She declared  that the location proposal was                                                                    
"in line"  with the city's  comp plan, and was  supported by                                                                    
resolution from  the Nome Chamber of  Commerce. The proposed                                                                    
location  would continue  to provide  effective delivery  of                                                                    
services.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator  Olson   pointed  out   that  the   legislation  was                                                                    
patterned  after  the  government relationship  outlined  SB                                                                    
317,  which was  the expeditious  building of  the Anchorage                                                                    
Parking Garage.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SB  226  was  HEARD  and   HELD  in  committee  for  further                                                                    
consideration.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB 159 Alaska Forest Association.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 All_Blocks_A.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Alaska Trappers Association.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Alexander_Creek_A.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 East_Petersville_A.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 East_Skwentna_A.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Expanded Bullets on SSF area plans public process.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Explanation of Changes.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Houston_A.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Kashwitna_A.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Mat-Su Borough.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Red_Shirt_Lake_A.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 RESOLUTION 12-05 ( Susitna State Forest).pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Resource Development Council.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Ruffed Grouse Soc.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Safari Club.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Sectional Analysis.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 South Skwentna_A.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Sponsor Statement.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Susitna State Forest Briefing Paper.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Susitna State Forest Briefing Side by Side 1-19-12.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Sustina_A.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Talkeetna_A.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 West_Skwentna_A.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 WIller-Kash_A.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
SB 159 Yentna_A.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 159
CSSB 151 Explanation of Changes SHSS SJUD.docx SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 151
CSSB 151 Sponsor Statement version U.docx SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 151
SB 151 Letter of Support Disability Law Center.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 151
SB 151 Letter of Support FASD Partnership.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 151
SB 151 Support AK FASD Partnership Rationale.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 151
SB 151-Letter of Support-AMHB-ABADA.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 151
SB 151-Letter of Support-Trust.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 151
Sb 221 03-16-12 Ltr of Support.PDF SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 11 7 11 Alcohol Drug Abuse GF Funding LegLog 870-1.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 - HB 78 Loan Repayment 2012 letter of support.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
HB 78
SB 221
SB 221 AAPA letter to support.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 Alaska Federation of Natives Letter of Support.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 Alaska Wine & Spirit Wholesalers Association.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 Anchorage Assembly Resolution 2011-347.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 Catholic Social Services Letter of Support.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 Copy of FY11 Alcohol Drug Abuse Treatment GF SA Rev Expend as of 10 31 11.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 Economic Costs of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse in Alaska - McDowell 2005 Report.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 FY12 Substance Abuse Authorized Components (2).pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 ISER 2009 Report - The Cost of Crime.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 letter of support.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 Log 1099 DHSS Response Regarding Alcohol Fund Projections (3).pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 Log 1102 Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment and Prevention Fund Grantees Final Response (2).pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 MSHF Support.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 Nine Star Enterprises Letter of Support.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 Partners for Progress Letter of Support.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 Sponsor Statement.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221 Substace Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Cost Offset of Tx.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 221-Letter of Support-ABADA.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 221
SB 226 - Letter of Interest Nome State Office Building.PDF SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 226 - Atwood Parking Garage - Agreement to Develop between Muni of ANC & ACCT.PDF SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 226 - Atwood Parking Garage - Agreement to License between AHFC and Muni of ANC.PDF SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 226 - Atwood Parking Garage - enrolled bill (SB 317).PDF SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 317
SB 226 - Atwood Parking Garage - fiscal note.PDF SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 226 - Atwood Parking Garage - HFIN minutes 5_3_06.PDF SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 226 - Atwood Parking Garage - SFIN minutes 4_28_06.PDF SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 226 - Atwood Parking Garage bill history.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 226 - City of Nome letter - 3_7_12.PDF SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 226 - City of Nome letter - 3_12_12.PDF SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 226 - condition of existing state bldg.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 226 - NOME Delivery Plan Diagram 3-7-12.pptx SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 226 - Nome SOB Proposal 2012 Final.doc SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 226 - Sectional.docx SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 226 - v.B.PDF SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226
SB 179 Background Information.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 179
SB 179 Letter of Support.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 179
SB 179 Sponsor Statement.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 179
SB179 Letter of Support--signed scan 2-23-12.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 179
SB 179 Background Information.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 179
SB 179 Letter of Support.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 179
SB 179 Sponsor Statement.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 179
SB179 Letter of Support--signed scan 2-23-12.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 179
Letter of Support_Board Resolution on SB 210 (3).pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 210
Sponsor Statement SB 210.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 210
SCR24_2ndOrganicAct_1912.PDF SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SCR 24
SCR24_Alaskas_1stHouseRepresentatives_1913.jpg SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SCR 24
SCR24_Alaskas_1stSenate_1913.jpg SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SCR 24
SCR24_HomeRule_forAK.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SCR 24
SCR24_SessionLaws_Summary_1913.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SCR 24
SCR24_Sponsor_Statement_29March12.pdf SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SCR 24
SB 226 - DOA's RFI.PDF SFIN 4/2/2012 9:00:00 AM
SB 226