STATE OF ALASKA
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
An application for amendment of an Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan, under Alaska Statute 46.04.03 and in accordance with 18 AAC 75, has been received by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. The details are as follow:
Applicant: Tom Stokes
Alyeska Pipeline Service Company (Alyeska)
PO Box 196660, MS 502
Anchorage, AK 99519-6660
Proposed Activities: Amendment of sections of the Valdez Marine Terminal’s Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan. This plan and committed adequate resources, demonstrates the applicant’s ability to plan to contain, control and clean up an oil discharge from the Valdez Marine Terminal oil terminal facility.
Location: Valdez, Alaska
Potential Result: A potential risk exists of oil spills entering the lands and waters of the state as a result of this operation.
Activity Identified: State Contingency Plan Number 14-CP-4057
To provide comments regarding this application, write to Ron Doyel, Department of Environmental Conservation, 213 Meals Ave, #17, Valdez, Alaska, 99686; or by facsimile to (907) 835-2429; or email at email@example.com. The comment period opens March 9, 2016, and will extend for 30 days to April 7, 2016. Requests for additional information must be received by April 2, 2016. The comment period may be extended in accordance with 18 AAC 75.455. Copies of the application and plan are available for public review at the Department of Environmental Conservation offices located at the following addresses. Please call the associated phone numbers to schedule an appointment.
555 Cordova Street, Anchorage, Alaska; (907)269-3094
213 Meals Ave ., Room 17, Valdez, Alaska; (907)835-4698
The Department of Environmental Conservation will hold a public hearing on the plan application if it determines that good cause exists. Residents in the affected area or the governing body of an affected municipality may request a public hearing by writing to the Department of Environmental Conservation, at the above address prior to April 7, 2016 (day 30). The State of Alaska, Department of Environmental Conservation complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you are a person with a disability who may need a special accommodation in order to participate in this public process, please contact Natalie Wolf at (907) 269-0291 or TDD Relay Service 1-800-770-8973/TTY or dial 711 prior to April 7, 2016 (day 30) to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.
Application for Marijuana Establishment License
MICHAEL R LILJEDAHL is applying for a new Standard Marijuana Cultivation Facility License 3 AAC 306.400(1), doing business as ALASKAN GREENERY located at 3250 Richardson Highway, Valdez, AK, 99686, UNITED STATES.
Interested persons should submit written comment or objection to their local government, the applicant, and to the Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office at 550 W 7th Ave, Suite 1600, Anchorage, AK 99501.
Notice of Comment Deadline Extended
The State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Oil and Gas (DO&G) has extended the comment period for the preliminary determination of the state land in Southcentral Alaska that may be subject to oil and gas exploration licensing. The Southcentral determination area consists of certain state-owned, unencumbered land in Southcentral Alaska as depicted on the map on page 3 of the preliminary determination. A full legal description can be found in Attachment A of the preliminary determination.
DO&G invites the public, agencies, and other interested parties to comment on the preliminary determination that the state land in the Southcentral determination area may be available for oil and gas exploration licensing. To be considered, comments must be received by 5:00 pm on April 1, 2016. After completion of the comment period, DO&G will evaluate the comments received. After evaluation of the comments received, the commissioner shall issue a final written determination of the state land that is subject to exploration licensing in the Southcentral determination area as required by AS 38.05.131(c).
How to Submit Comments or Proposals
Please refer to the Online Public Notice, dated February 2, 2016, and posted at http://notice.alaska.gov or http://dog.dnr.alaska.gov/ for more information and a map.
Pub. 02/03/16-02/09/16 AO 16G-10-055
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Valdez Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 10th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the hearing is to take public testimony on the proposed zoning ordinance to regulate commercial Marijuana Facilities as identified in 3 AAC 306.300– 3 AAC 306.600. The Valdez Planning and Zoning Commission will take action on the proposed zoning ordinance as a recommendation to City Council during its regular meeting on March 23rd, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.
The Valdez City Council will hold a first reading and public hearing of the ordinance during its regular meeting on April 5th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. The Valdez City Council will hold a second reading and adoption of the ordinance on April 19th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.
The public is encouraged to attend all public hearings. If attendance is not possible, comments may be presented to the Community & Economic Development Department or Valdez Deputy Clerk in writing prior to each meeting. A copy of all public comments will be presented to both the Planning & Zoning Commission and City Council. Submissions by email may be sent to the City of Valdez, Deputy City Clerk: firstname.lastname@example.org
All meeting dates are subject to adjustment based upon Commission and Council Revisions to the Ordinance.
Anyone having questions concerning this request or who would like more detailed information should contact the City of Valdez Deputy Clerk at (907) 834-3468, or visit the City’s website at http://www.ci.valdez.ak.us/marijuana.
The Valdez Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7:00 PM in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the hearing is to take public testimony on the request from Josh Swierk for a Conditional Use Permit for rental cabins at 5312 Lake View Drive (Lot 10, USS 5670) and 5318 Lake View Drive (Lot 9, USS 5670) for a total of 6 additional rental cabins between the two properties. The property is currently zoned Commercial Residential and it is a conditional use within that zoning district (Section 17.26.040 (39) VMC).
The public is encouraged to attend but if attendance is not possible, comments may be presented to the Community & Economic Development Department in writing prior to the March 9th meeting. A copy of the comments will then be presented to the Planning & Zoning Commission. Submissions by email may be sent to: email@example.com
Anyone having questions concerning this request or who would like more detailed information should contact the Community & Economic Development Department at (907) 834-3427.
Lisa Von Bargen, Director CEDD