Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Public Notice > Public Hearing Notice for Core Area Conditional Use Permit Application for a School Bus Transportation Facility (Bus Barn)

Notice Type Public Notice


DOWL Engineering for Durham School Services applied for a Conditional Use Permit under MSB 17.61 – Core Area, to operate a school bus transportation facility (bus barn) within the Core Area Planning Boundary. The site is located at 1600 & 1672 S. Tanya Court, Tax ID #7964000L002 & 8193000L009A, within Township 17 North, Range 1 East, Section 16, Seward Meridian.

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing concerning the application on Monday, July 17, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. in the Borough Assembly Chambers at 350 E. Dahlia Avenue in Palmer. This may be the only presentation of this item before the Planning Commission, and you are invited to attend. Planning Commission members may not receive or engage in ex-parte contact with the applicant, other interested parties in the application, or members of the public concerning the application or issues presented in the application.

Application materials may be viewed online at www.matsugov.us by clicking “All Public Notices & Announcements.”  For additional information, contact Peggy Horton, Planner II, at 907-861-7862. 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 at the meeting or telephonically by calling 1-855-290-3803. To be eligible to file an appeal from a decision of the Planning Commission, a person must be designated an interested party. See MSB 15.39.010 for the definition of an interested party. The procedures governing appeals to the Board of Adjustment and Appeals are

in MSB 15.39.010-250, available on the Borough home page: www.matsugov.us, in the Borough Clerk’s office, and at various libraries within the borough.

Comments are due on or before June 19, 2023, and will be included in the Planning Commission 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 Commission at the meeting.

Effective Date

May 10, 2023

Tax IDs

7964000L002