Fairview Community Council records

Guide to the Fairview Community Council records
1982-2014, bulk 2008-2014

Collection number: HMC-1198.
Creator: Fairview Community Council.
Title: Fairview Community Council records.
Dates: 1982-2014, bulk 2008-2014.
Volume of collection: 0.6 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Records of a community council serving the Fairview Neighborhood of Anchorage.

Organizational history:
Fairview Community Council was established in 1976 by Anchorage Assembly resolution AR 76-82 to provide residents, property owners, and business owners within the neighborhood a forum for participation in government and local affairs. The organization is comprised of an executive board and general membership from the community. The Council is involved with efforts to revitalize the neighborhood and promote the safety of its community members and maintains partnerships with a number of local businesses and organizations. Fairview Community Council projects include creating a Neighborhood Plan, developing a Department of Housing and Urban Development sanctioned Revitalization Strategy, as well as creating plans for historic preservation and parks and recreation, and strategies for dealing with the neighborhood’s homeless and chronic inebriate populations.

Collection description:
The collection includes meeting minutes (2008 April-2010 February); subject files, including information related to a resolution on chronic inebriate housing (2011-13) and Brother Francis shelter; resolutions (2010-2014); service contracts on capital projects (2012); plans for historic preservation and parks and recreation (2012); and plans for a proposed housing development that was proposed for the current location of Sitka Street Park, off of 15th Ave. (1982).

Arrangement: Materials are arranged in the order in which they arrived at the Archives.

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

Rights note: Archives and Special Collections does not hold copyright to these materials.

Preferred citation: Fairview Community Council records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Works used in preparation of inventory:
“Fairview Community Council.” Federation of Community Councils. Accessed May 6, 2015. http://communitycouncils.org/servlet/content/14.html

Related materials: The Federation of Community Councils of Anchorage records, HMC-0728, are the records of the overarching organization. Meeting minutes and resolutions are found on the Fairview Community Council’s website http://communitycouncils.org/servlet/content/14.html

Acquisition note: The collection was deposited in the Archives by Fairview Community Council and a formal deposit agreement signed by Vice President Harry Need in 2015. Additional material was given to the Archives by Harry Need in 2017.

Processing information: This collection was described by Gwen Sieja in 2015. The guide was updated in 2017 to reflect the addition of new material to the collection.

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