Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Matanuska-Susitna, AK, USA
Aug 03, 2020Full Time
The Mat-Su Borough was incorporated as a second-class borough on January 1, 1964. The Borough is governed by a seven-member Borough Assembly, elected from single-member districts, and a Mayor, elected at large. The Borough Assembly appoints the Borough Manager, who serves as chief administrator and directs the Administration of the Borough. The Assembly also appoints the Borough Attorney and the Borough Clerk. There is an appointed Planning Commission, Platting Board, Transportation Advisory Board, and several other advisory committees. The adopted Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 is $410.1 million, with a total staffing of approximately 750 employees including 350 budgeted FTE and 400 on-call casual employees. The largest component of the annual budget is the operating budget of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District comprising approximately $255.12 million. School construction bond debt comprises an additional $22.8 million. The School District is governed by an independently elected, seven-member School Board and day-to-day operations are supervised by a Superintendent appointed by the School Board.