Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Public Notice > Administrative Permit for Ficklin Gravel Products LLC - Earth Materials Extraction Activities

Notice Type Public Notice

MSB 17.30 – Earth Materials Extraction Activities.  Bradley Ficklin Sr. and Bryan Ficklin submitted an application for an Administrative Permit for Earth Materials Extraction at 20254 West Susitna Parkway (Tax ID# 16N04W03A009); within Township 16 North, Range 4 West, Section 3, Seward Meridian. The Administrative Permit would allow for the removal of approximately 60,000 cubic yards through 2025.

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Planning Director will conduct a public hearing concerning the application on Thursday, July 6, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. in the Borough Assembly Chambers located at 350 E. Dahlia Avenue in Palmer. This may be the only presentation of this item before the Planning Director, and you are invited to attend. 

Application materials may be viewed online at by clicking on “All Public Notices & Announcements.”  For additional information, you may contact Rick Benedict, Planner II, by phone: 907-861-8527. Provide written comments by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by mail to MSB Development Services Division, 350 E. Dahlia Avenue, Palmer, AK 99645.

The public may provide verbal testimony in person at the meeting or telephonically by calling 1-855-290-3803. In order to be eligible to file an appeal from a decision of the Planning Director, a person must be designated an “interested party”.  See MSB 15.39.010 for the definition of “interested party”.  The procedures governing appeals to the Board of Adjustment and Appeals are contained in MSB 15.39.010-250, which is available on the Borough home page:, in the Borough Clerk’s office, and at various libraries within the borough.

Comments are due on or before June 23, 2023, and will be included in the packet.  Please be advised that comments received from the public after that date will not be included in the staff report but will be provided to the Director at the meeting.

Effective Date

May 23, 2023

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