4.43.010    Establishment and purpose

4.43.020    Duties

4.43.030    Composition

4.43.040    Compensation


(A)    There is established a transportation advisory board to advise the assembly, planning commission, and the administration on Borough transportation issues. The board shall report directly to the planning commission which shall review its findings.

(Ord. 17-043, § 2, 2017; Ord. 04-080, § 29, 2004; Ord. 96-056AM, § 2, 1996; Ord. 93-029AM, § 3 (part), 1993)

4.43.020 DUTIES.

(A)    The board shall make recommendations to the administration and the assembly on transportation issues with respect to:

(1)    the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Long Range Transportation Plan;

(2)    the annual capital improvement program;

(3)    the transportation component of community comprehensive plans, as requested by administration;

(4)    methods of funding transportation systems, as requested by administration;

(5)    the location and development of transportation systems, transportation corridors, and traffic movement; and

(6)    other matters relating to Borough transportation issues as the assembly, by ordinance or resolution, may direct or the manager or planning commission, by written request, may direct.

(B)    The board shall meet in session with planning department staff who shall assist the board in its work.

(C)    The board shall meet quarterly, or as requested by the administration, planning commission or assembly.

(Ord. 17-043, § 3, 2017; Ord. 93-029AM, § 3 (part), 1993)


(A)    The board shall consist of seven members representing the following interest areas:

(1)    the chairperson of the local road service area advisory board, or if the chairperson is unable to serve, a member of that board;

(2)    one representative from the public transportation industry;

(3)    one representative from the school district representing student transportation;

(4)    one representative from the transportation engineering or transportation construction community;

(5)    one member representing nonmotorized transportation;

(6)    one member at large; and

(7)    one member representing aviation interests.

(B)    No more than two voting board members may reside within the same road service area.

(C)    Four members shall constitute a quorum and a vote of four is necessary for the board to take action.

(Ord. 23-007, § 3, 2023; Ord. 17-043, § 4, 2017; Ord. 04-080, § 30, 2004; Ord. 96-056AM, § 3, 1996; Ord. 94-001AM, § 5 (part), 1994; Ord. 93-029AM, § 3 (part), 1993)


Board members shall be reimbursed for mileage incurred in connection with meetings of the board in the same manner as borough employees are compensated for mileage expenses upon presentation of supporting documentation satisfactory to the appropriate director.

(Ord. 00-079 § 2, 2000)