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(a) A municipality that is wholly or partially in an area that is declared by the President or governor to be a disaster area may participate in and provide for housing, urban renewal, and redevelopment in the same manner as a home rule city. The exercise of these powers by a borough shall be on a nonareawide basis, except a borough may exercise the powers transferred to it by a city as provided by AS 29.35.310.
(b) Powers granted by this section must be initiated within a period of not more than five years after the date of declaration of a natural disaster by the President or governor, but these powers may be extended for an additional period of not more than three years.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alaska Statutes Title 29. Municipal Government § 29.35.040. Emergency disaster powers - last updated April 21, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ak/title-29-municipal-government/ak-st-sect-29-35-040/
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