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Alaska Redistrictring Board Public Hearing Update: Statewide Teleconference Instructions


Anchorage, AK -The Alaska Redistricting Board is currently holding public hearings in communities across the state to solicit public comment on the draft plans that were adopted on April 13, 2011.  The full schedule of public hearings is available for download at http://www.akredistricting.org

In addition, the Board will hold a statewide teleconference on May 6, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. via the Legislative Information Office (LIO) network.

The morning session (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) will be reserved for presentation of plans and plan revisions by members of the public.  Plan and plan revision presentations will be limited to a maximum of 30 minutes per presentation.

The afternoon session (2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.) will be reserved for public comments on the draft plans that were adopted by the Board on April 13, 2011.  Public comments during the afternoon session will be limited to a maximum of 5 minutes.

The full Board will be present at room 220 of the Anchorage LIO Building (714 W. 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501).  The addresses of all locations in the statewide LIO network are listed below:

Alaska Legislative Information Office Network

Anchorage Legislative Information Office
716 W 4th Avenue
Room 202
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133

Barrow Legislative Information Office
119 Bank Building
Barrow, AK 99723-0830

Bethel Legislative Information Office
301 Willow Street
Bethel, AK 99559-0866

Cordova Legislative Information Office
705 2nd Street
Cordova, AK 99574-2248

Delta Jct. Legislative Information Office
Jarvis Office Center, Room 218
Delta Jct., AK 99737-1189

Dillingham Legislative Information Office
Kangiiqutaq Building
Dillingham, AK 99576-0829

MatSu Legislative Information Office
600 E. Railroad Avenue
Wasilla, AK 99654-8135

Nome Legislative Information Office
PO Box 1630
103 Front Street, State Office Bldg
Nome, AK 99762-1630

Petersburg Legislative Information Office
11B Gjoa Street
Petersburg, AK 99833-1470

Seward Legislative Information Office
302 Railway, Suite 107
Seward, AK 99664

Sitka Legislative Information Office
201 Katlian Street, Suite 200A
Sitka, AK 99835

Tok Legislative Information Office
W 1st Street, UAF-Tok Unit 1
Tok, AK 99780-0845

Unalaska Legislative Information Office
Eagle Quality Center
029 Airport Beach Rd. Space No. 03-01
Unalaska, AK 99692

Valdez Legislative Information Office
State Office Building, Room 13
Valdez, AK 99686-1969

Wrangell Teleconference Center
223 Front Street
Wrangell, AK 99929-1514

Alaskans with no access to a local LIO may testify via the toll-free number (855) 463-5009.  Because of the limited number of lines available, those who testify via the toll-free number will be required to hang up immediately following their testimony and then listen to the online Audio-Stream at http://alaskalegislature.tv.

The teleconference is open to the public and anyone requiring special accomodation should call (907) 269-7402 or email info@akredistricting.org.

The Alaska Redistricting Board is responsible for redrawing Alaska's legislative election districts every ten years after the federal Census.  For more information about the redistricting process in Alaska, please visit http://www.akredistricting.org

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