Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Public Notice > Public Notice for Naming a Geographic Feature Souvenir Peak

Notice Type Public Notice

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Office of History and Archaeology, has submitted a proposal under MSB 15.04.025—Naming Geographic Features to rename the 5,804-foot mountain peak currently named Arkose Peak to Souvenir Peak. The peak is situated at the northeast end of Arkose Ridge and approximately 6.1 miles northeast of Mile 12, Palmer-Fishhook Road.

The Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing concerning the proposal on Monday, August 19, 2024, at 6:00 p.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 Commission, and you are invited to attend.

The proposal material can be viewed online at by clicking on “All Public Notices & Announcements.” For additional information or to submit comments, please contact Peggy Horton, Current Planner, at 861-7862. Provide written comments via email 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.

Written comments are due on or before July 31, 2024, and will be included in the Planning Commission packet for the Commissioner’s review and information. Please note 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

Jun 19, 2024