Guide to the Norman Rokeberg papers.

Guide to the Norman Rokeberg papers
1974-2007

 
Collection number: HMC-0945.
Creator: Rokeberg, Norman.
Title: Norman Rokeberg papers.
Dates: 1974-2007.
Volume of collection: 19.2 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: The papers of a commercial real estate broker and member of the Alaska State House of Representatives from Anchorage.

Biographical note:
Hans Norman Rokeberg was born in Seattle, Washington, in 1943. He graduated from Anchorage High School in 1961, and served in the U.S. Army in Europe from 1964 to 1966. He later attended Willamette University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1971. After returning to Anchorage, he continued his business career, begun in 1967, as a commercial real estate broker and small business owner. In 1994, he was elected to the Alaska State House of Representatives from Anchorage, and was reelected five times. During his legislative career, he chaired the following committees: Special Committee on Oil and Gas (1995-1996), Labor and Commerce (1997-2000), Judiciary (2001-2002), and Rules (2003-2006). He ran unsuccessfully for Alaska State Senate in 2006. He has also been active as a member of several political and governmental councils, assemblies, boards and commissions, as well as participating in numerous community organizations and playing recreational hockey.

Collection description:
The collection consists of the legislative papers of Representative Norman Rokeberg of Anchorage. The collection is divided into four series: real estate files, campaign files, legislative files, and hockey files. The real estate files include information about leases and purchases of buildings in Anchorage, as well as reports by Rokeberg on the commercial real estate market. The campaign files include campaign budgets, fundraising, district maps, advertising and mailers, position papers, speeches, voter statistics, and newsletters from Rokeberg’s political campaigns. The legislative files include financial disclosures, bill files, and legislative accomplishments, as well as subject files relating to natural gas development, utilities, subsistence, the Permanent Fund, and the state budget. The hockey files consist of two folders containing rosters, schedules, notes, and rules pertaining to recreational hockey in Anchorage.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged into the following series:

Series 1: Real estate files; 1974-1993
Series 2: Campaign files; 1975, 1990-2006
Series 3: Legislative files; 1994-2007
Series 4: Hockey; 1972-1984

Digitized copies: Digital copies of collection material not available online. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: The Archives holds copyright to collection materials authored by Norman Rokeberg only.

Preferred citation: Norman Rokeberg papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Related materials: For other legislators’ papers held by the Archives, please see our topical guide to Alaska State Legislators and Legislation.

Acquisition note: The collection was given to the Archives by Norman Rokeberg in 2007. Additional material was donated by Rokeberg in 2018.

Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2008. The finding aid was converted to this standardized format by Arlene Schmuland in 2011. Additional material was added to the collection guide in 2018 by Gwen Higgins.

Container list:

Series 1: Real estate files; 1974-1993. 2.2 cubic feet.

Box Description Date
1 CIRI Building; IBM final lease; Appraisal Lot 7 & 8 110 O.T.; Lee to sales file Lot 9A, B 82 OT; MONY Building work file; National Bank of Alaska; floor plan and listing; Nordsworth survey; Resolution Plaza working file; Sale and lease back; Zeppo’s working file; Marx Brothers lease; 8th and A liquor license; Masek/Jones Lang Wooton; Calais II quarterly reports; 550 West 7th Avenue 1977-1992
2 550 West 7th Avenue; Calais II building operating costs; B.M. Behrends Bank correspondence; State of Alaska lease; Project E.W.  Code “O.C.” State of Alaska lease; Calais Office Center I and II; Lease Department management plan; Rokeberg income reports; correspondence; sales reports; commissions; Sekoula Beach Estate, Fiji; office building space survey data and; Downtown comparables; summary of existing office buildings; speech to Anchorage Chamber of Commerce on office space; Masek Group International; Anchorage Rescue Mission sale; “Rokeberg Report: Office Space Anchorage Market Analysis” 1974-1993
3 “Rokeberg Report;” leasing lecture; Anchorage Downtown: Original Townsite L7, 8, 9, 9A, 10A, 11, 12B70; CIRI Building brochure; office space data 1980-1991

 

Series 2: Campaign files; 1975, 1990-2006. 1.6 cubic feet

Material relating to Rokeberg’s political campaigns, arranged in chronological order.

Box Description Date
3 Campaigns: Greater Anchorage Area Borough and Alaska House of Representatives. Campaign budgets, fundraising, district maps, advertising and mailers, position papers, speeches, voter statistics, newsletters 1975, 1990-2000
4 Campaigns: Alaska House of Representatives and Alaska Senate: Campaign budgets, fundraising, district maps, advertising and mailers, position papers, speeches, voter statistics, newsletters 2002-2006

Series 3: Legislative files; 1994-2007. 15.38 cubic feet.

Material relating to specific bills are arranged by year and bill number. Legislative accomplishments are arranged chronologically. Other legislative files are roughly grouped by topic.

Box/

Folder

Description Date
4/30-39 Financial disclosures and conflict of interest statements 2000-2007
5/1-5 House Bill 207: Royalty reduction for non-producing oil and gas leases 1995
5/6 House Bill 287: Outdoor advertising on trash receptacles and restrictions on outdoor advertising 1995
5/7-9 House Bills 226 and 227, Senate Bill 38: Marriage legislation 1995-1996
5/10-12 House Bill 339: Parental rights 1996
5/13-15 House Bill 372: Restaurant liquor licenses 1996
5/16-18 House Bill 384: Pioneer Home rent 1996
5/19-21 House Bill 388: Oil/gas leasing/best interest findings 1996
6/1-4 House Bill 388: Oil/gas leasing/best interest findings (continued) 1996
6/5-8 House Bill 393: Managed care for recipients of medical assistance 1996
6/9-10 House Bill 394: Shallow natural gas leasing 1996
6/11-12 House Bill 446: Nuisance injunctions 1996
6/13-15 House Bill 478: Real estate documents 1996
6/16 Legislative Resolution 3: Endorsing ANWR Leasing 1997
6/17-18 House Bill 41: Impairment rating guides used in evaluating workers’ compensation claims 1997
6/19-20 House Bill 222: Abandoned, wrecked or junk vehicles 1997
6/21 Senate Bill 178: Hunt Building purchase by State of Alaska 1997
7/1-4 Senate Bill 178: Hunt Building purchase by State of Alaska (continued) 1997
15/1 House Bill 237: Minimum wage for tipped employees 1997
7/5-13 House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Master File 1998
7/14-15 House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Date and Meeting 1998
7/16-22 House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Letters 1998
8/1 House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Letters (continued) 1998
8/2-5 House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Affinity Group 1998
8/6-7 House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Legal Services and Other Legal Opinions 1998
8/8-9 House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Miscellaneous News, Procuring Cause 1998
8/10-12 House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Miscellaneous Procuring Cause 1998
8/13 House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Norman’s Notes 1998
8/14 House Bill 33: Real estate licensing: Amerinet and Veterans 1998
8/15-22 House Bill 51: Department of Environmental Conservation water penalties 1998
9/1-6 House Bill 51: Department of Environmental Conservation water penalties (continued) 1998
9/7-8 House Bill 458: Golf course alcoholic beverage licenses 1998
9/9 Senate Bill 305: Injured worker reemployment and benefit eligibility 1998
9/10-11 House Bill 472: Apportionment of business income 1998
9/12 House Bill 484: Unemployment exempt amateur sports officials 1998
9/13-15 House Bill 13: Regulation of escrow accounts – “Good Funds” 1999
9/16-18 House Bill 69: Alcoholic Beverage Control Board 1999
9/17 House Bill 79: Letters of Credit 1999
9/19-21 House Bill 82: Y2K limited immunity for private sector 1999
10/1 House Bill 82: Y2K limited immunity for private sector 1999
10/2 House Bill 83: Alaska Securities Act 1999
10/3 House Bill 123: Minimum wage and overtime exemptions 1999
10/4-5 House Bill 143:  Real estate surety fund and commission 1999
10/6 House Bill 158: Insurance cancellation of the elderly 1999
10/7-8 House Bill 201: Overtime compensation computation 1999
10/9-12 House Bill 37: Cigarette sales, education and cessation program 2000
6/13-14 House Bill 67: Bail hearings for sex offenders 2000
10/15-20 House Bill 211: Managed care insurance plans 2000
10/21-23 House Bill 76: New facilities for Alaska Psychiatric Institute 2001
11/1-5 House Judiciary Bills: House Bills 132, 179, 189 and 200 2001
11/6-10 House Bill 4: Drunk driving: Bill Versions 2002
11/11-13 House Bill 4: Drunk driving: Amendments and Legal Services 2002
11/14-16 House Bill 4: Drunk driving: Packets, Agency Letters and General Letters 2002
11/17-19 House Bill 4: Drunk driving: Wellness Court, Research and Notes 2002
11/20-21 House Bill 4: Drunk driving: Fiscal Notes 2002
12/1-2 House Bill 4: Drunk driving: Fiscal Notes 2002
12/3-6 House Bill 4: Drunk driving: News Articles 2002
12/7-8 House Bill 330: Brewpub licenses and providing alcoholic beverages to minors 2002
12/9 House Bill 381: Failure to stop for peace officer 2002
12/10 House Bill 470: Common interest ownership – offering statements 2002
12/11 House Bill 499: Successor liability for product liability: 2002
12/12 House Bill 501: Unclaimed property to pay court-ordered restitution 2002
12/13-16 House Bill 9: Home inspectors/contractors 2003
12/17-21 House Bill 11: Deposits to the permanent fund 2003
12/22 House Bill 28: Oil and gas royalty modification 2003
12/23 House Bill 195: State health insurance plan 2003
12/24 House Bill 199: Delete minimum wage inflation-proofing 2003
13/1-3 House Bill 257: Real estate licensees – duties and claims 2003
13/4 House Resolution 7: Resources room named after Ramona Barnes 2004
13/5 House Concurrent Resolution 16: Uniform rules – Mason’s manual meetings 2004
15/2 House Bill 11: Permanent Fund contributions 2004
13/6-9 House Bill 29: Real property transactions/licensees 2004
13/10-12 House Bill 255: Wage and Hour Act 2004
13/13-14 House Bill 563: Legislative procedures and ethics guidelines 2004
13/15-17 House Bill 563: Legislative procedures and ethics guidelines: Background 2004
13/18 House Bill 98: Nonunion public employee salary and benefit 2005
13/19 House Bill 136: Driving under influence sentencing 2005
13/20 House Bill 169: Real estate licensees 2005
13/21-22 House Bill 182: Wage and Hour Act 2005
13/23 House Bill 215: Permanent Fund Corporation 2005
13/24 House Bill 29: Alaska Comprehensive Health Insurance Association 2006
14/1 House Bill 29: Alaska Comprehensive Health Insurance Association 2006
14/2-3 House Bill 441: Therapeutic court for DUI/sentencing 2006
14/4 House Bill 485: State pharmacists/doctors – exempt service 2006
14/5 Senate Concurrent Resolution 401, House Bills 4001 and 4002: Same-sex partner employment benefits 2006
15/3 Senate Bill 186: Executive Ethics Act 2006
15/4-5 House Bill 240: Brewery and Brewpub licenses 2006
15/6 House Bill 253: Gasline and power grid 2006
15/7 House Bill 254: Gas spur line and distribution grid 2006
15/8-20 House Bill 488/Senate Bill 305: Petroleum production tax. 2006
16/1-3 House Bill 498: Petroleum production tax 2006
16/4 House Bill/Senate Bill 2001: Petroleum production tax 2006
16/5 House Bill 3001: Oil and gas taxation 2006
14/6 End of Session GOP Talking Points 1996
14/7-8 19th Legislature Accomplishments 1996
14/9 Adjournment Package, 20th Alaska Legislature 1997-1998
14/10-11 20th Legislature Accomplishments 1998
14/12-13 21st Alaska Legislature: Norman’s Notebook 1999-2000
14/14 Adjournment Packet, 21st Alaska Legislature 1999
14/15 2000 Accomplishments: 21st Alaska State Legislature 2000
14/16 Rep. Norman Rokeberg’s Book, 22nd Legislature 2001-2002
14/17-18 1st Session Achievement Package, 23rd Alaska State Legislature 2003
14/19 Achievement Package, 23rd Alaska State Legislature 2004
14/20 1st Session Achievement Package, 24th Alaska State Legislature (House Speaker John Harris) 2005
14/21 1st Session Achievement Package, 24th Alaska State Legislature (Senate President Ben Stevens) 2005
16/6-16 Stranded Gas Development Act reports and notes from contract presentations 2006
16/17 Alaska Natural Gas Development Authority 2005
16/18 Four Dam Pool 1995-1999
16/19 Matanuska Valley electricity dispute 2004
16/20 68 million Railbelt electricity 2003-2006
16/21 Power cost equalization 1996-2005
17/1 Electric utility restructuring 1999
17/2-3 Power pooling study 1998
17/4 Alaska Power Association resolution and speech 2004-2005
17/5-7 The Energy Council Federal Energy and Environmental Matters Conference 1995-2006
17/8 “Review of the Geologic and Hydrologic Studies Related to the Proposed Kincaid Estates Subdivision, Anchorage, Alaska” 2004
17/9 Sand Lake gravel pit 2003-2006
17/10-12 Permanent Fund information binders 1986-2002
17/13 Subsistence handbook 2002
17/14-17 Subsistence: Venetie cases 1996-1997
17/18 Subsistence handbook 1999
17/19-20 Subsistence cases 1995-2001
17/21-18/1 Subsistence sourcebook 1998
18/2-5 Subsistence book 1 circa 1995
18/6 Budget 2004
18/7 Fiscal plan Alaska Daily News series 2003
18/8 Long Range Fiscal Planning Commission 1994-1996
18/9 Republican Caucus 2003
18/10 Majority retreat 2002
18/11 House of Representatives meeting transcript and notes 2000
18/12 Permanent Fund memorandum 2003
18/13 Conservative philosophy 1997
18/14 Permanent Fund percentage of market value (POMV)special session 2004
18/15 Post advisory vote/PFD 1999
18/16 Permanent Fund appropriations, formulas 2004
18/17 Permanent Fund Constitutional Budget Reserve (CBR)/cash flow 1999
18/18 Permanent Fund 2004
18/19 Ways and Means Committee 2003
18/20 Permanent Fund memoranda 2001-2006
18/21 Permanent Fund constitutional amendment 2004
18/22 Understanding Alaska report 2006
18/23 Ways and Means corporate tax issues 2004
18/24 House budget (articles) 1991
18/25 Alaska budget reports 1995
18/26 Alaska budget reports and notes 1992-1996
18/27 Special session 2004
19/1 Alaska state budget reports and notes 2004
19/2 Conference of Alaska 2004
19/3 Long range fiscal planning 1995
19/4 Ways and Means state fiscal situation report 2003
19/5 Constitutional budget reserve 2001
19/6 Permanent Fund distribution 2004
19/7 State revenue 2004
19/8 State fiscal conditions 2003
19/9 Fiscal gap 2003
19/10-11 Budget plans 1999- 2004
19/12 Fall revenue 2004
19/13 Leadership: notes, memoranda, reports 2004
19/14 Issues: state budget, bribery loophole, therapeutic courts, same-sex partner benefits 2006-2007
19/15 “Wood Mackenzie Report on Global Oil & Gas Risks and Rewards” 2004
19/16 Organization 24th Legislature 2004
19/17 Alaska Department of Revenue municipal and public debt tables 2005
19/18 Alaska Retirement Management Board final report 2006
19/19 Way and Means Public Employees’ Retirement System presentation 2003
19/20 Statehood Compact Office of the Governor video 1994
19/21 Nancy Dahlstrom articles 2005-2006
19/22 “Shit List” House of Representatives vote records with highlighted names and notes 2005
19/23 Letter to Chief of Staff Jim Clark regarding House Bill 199 2003
19/24 “Minority” information about state budget appropriations 2004
19/25 Reactions to Eric Croft’s August 26, 2003 Juneau Empire opinion piece on the state budget 2003
19/26 Representative Tom Anderson, financial disclosure articles 2006
19/27 Therapeutic courts 2007
19/28 Caucus (budget) 1999
19/29 Budget gridlock 1996
19/30 GOP GAP Plan 1996
19/31 Long Range Financial Planning Commission 1996
19/32 Tribal sovereignty 1995
19/33 Mercatus Center Capital Campus 2005
19/34 Issues 2004
19/35 Kodiak Ways and Means meeting 2003
19/36 “22nd Alaska State Legislature Republican-Led Majority Organization: 2001-1st Session Accomplishments” 2001
19/37 Budget articles and notes 2002
19/38 Pro-choice 1996
19/39 “Urgent” correspondence, clippings, press releases 2002
19/40 Open meetings 2004
OSF Legislative group portraits 1995-2006

Series 4: Hockey; 1972-1984.  0.02 cubic feet.

Two folders of schedules, rosters, rules, and handwritten notes pertaining to recreational hockey in Anchorage.

Box/Folder Description Date
19/41 Hockey information 1972-1982
19/42 Hockey schedules 1982, 1984

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