Each year, the membership of AAHPA adopts resolutions supporting various legislative actions that we believe will help to improve Alaska's port and harbor infrastructure and operations statewide. On this page you can find our resolutions by year, as well as additional updates and action alerts on these items. Stay tuned, and please contact us with any suggestions or questions!
Please consider taking action by working with your community to pass similar resolutions of support. If you have signed resolutions, letters or other information please send them to us!
If you would like to pass a similar resolution in your community or with your organization, please feel free to use this editable version! 2020-1 Harbor Grant Resolution template (.doc)
We would love to collect all passed resolutions of support around the state. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know!
December 2016: The Governor released his proposed budget, which includes $5M for the Harbor Facility Grant program in FY18.
UPDATES: Similar resolutions were passed in Ketchikan, Unalaska, Seward, and Petersburg.
2016-4 In support of the State of Alaska adopting the following Fine Print Note to the 2017 National Electrical Code Article 555.3: "FPN: The 30mA requirement can be applied to all feeder circuits or all branch circuits in lieu of the main overcurrent protection device."
UPDATES: A similar resolution was passed in Ketchikan.
April 21, 2017 Letter from the State of Alaska Dept. Labor & Workforce Development agreeing on the interpretation of NEC 555.3 as expressed in AAHPA's Resolution 2016-4.