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North Slope Borough, Alaska

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North Slope Borough is one of sixteen organized boroughs in Alaska. Its borough seat is Barrow. As of the 2000 census, the population was 7,385.

The borough is one of eight first-class boroughs in the state.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Alaska borough websites

The good

  • The current budget[1] is available, but there are no past budgets online.
  • There are emails for the Assembly members, but no phone numbers are listed[2].
  • Contact information for the administrators in the Mayor's office is provided[3].
  • Meeting agendas are posted, but there are no minutes[4].
  • A few financial audits are posted[5].

The bad

  • No building permit information is available.
  • Contracts are not posted.
  • Lobbying affiliations aren't listed.
  • No information is provided on how to request public records using the Alaska Public Records Act.


This information is based on a report by the Alaska Office of the Assessor's 2008 report.[6]

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North Slope Borough Home rule
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