The idea of detaching from Anchorage has been around since 1975. It was attempted again in 2004 without real direction and delivery. We understand the value of history and we are incorporating what we have learned from the past in our detachment efforts today.
A final decision was made on the 1975 petition that did not favor detachment at that time. A study was done in 2007 that summarized the fiscal effects of detachments. Select a file name above to learn more.