The Alaska Mental Health Trust’s Land Office plans to create more than 100 spaces for state workers on a waterfront parcel it owns. Developers behind a proposed marina and science center say the parking lot deal kills their plans.
Developers are optimistic about the potential for a beach-mining operation in at Icy Cape, west of Yakutat and east of Cordova.
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority has hired a new CEO almost a year after the ousting of its long-time leader. Mike Abbott will take over the trust on November 1. He currently serves as the Municipal Manager of Anchorage and previously worked as the chief operating officer for the Anchorage School District. He will…
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority has agreed to fund a housing and homelessness coordinator for the City and Borough of Juneau. This follows the Trust Land Office’s clearing of a downtown lot with a sprawling homeless encampment.
Residents in a homeless camp off Egan Drive have been given 14 days to vacate the property. The area owned by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority is slated for sale and redevelopment.
In the past month, the top three leaders at the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority have submitted letters of resignation. The shake up comes at a time when the organization, which manages funds for mental health and substance abuse programming across the state, is undergoing a special legislative audit over concerns about financial mismanagement.
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority is trying to change the laws that govern how it uses its principal funds. Some board members hope the legislation will pass soon enough that the organization does not have to undergo a special legislative audit.
The Alaska Mental Health Authority’s Trust Land Office is no longer pursuing action toward timber sales on Deer Mountain or land in Petersburg.
Alaska Mental Health Trust and Trust Land Office representatives got an earful Tuesday during informational meetings in Saxman and Ketchikan regarding the decision to potentially log Deer Mountain.