Seafarer Loop Neighborhood
Fire Station Concern
New Design File 9-16-2014
New Design Files available 8-8-14
3-D render with just blocks for buildings (this is NOT how the buildings will look)
Area usage ( footprint of station overlaid on aerial map)
This bare bones web site is for information relating to the upcoming
move of the Huffman Fire Station to the parkland between Seafarer Loop
and Rabbit Creek Elementary School.
Lateest Update (Nov 3)
Heath Landon Email
Latest Update (Oct 19)
Rabbit Creek Community Council Concerns dated Oct 17, 2012
Latest Update (Oct 11)
Planning Staff's recomendation to the Planning and Zoning Commission Warning--very large PDF file.
Latest Update (Oct 10)
Report from the Parks Department, with
details of exactly where the firestation would go, an appraisal of the
parcel (if the muni had to buy it rather than just repurpose it), and
some conditions they'd like attached to the taking of the park.
Latest updates (Sep 19)
Planning Department Case Number 2012-110
Dowl Engineering Documents
Various Other Documents
- Dowl Proposal March 2012
- Dowl Proposal April 2011
- Dowl Site Selection Report July 2012
- Dowl Appendix B This geographical
chart is broken up into cells that contain 2 numbers. The cells are
color coded(red bad--->green good). The second number indicates the
number of calls to that cell, the first number indicates how many were
accomplished within the 4 minute goal. So a 1/12 indicates one out of
12 calls were responded to in 4 minutes or less and the cell should be
colored red. The data is from 2010-July 2011.
- Dowl Appendix C This geographical
chart shows the expected 4 minute response areas for each fire station.
Anything not colored is outside the expected 4 minute response time
area. Of course, the scales are completely different on the two
Appendices, but the oddly shaped notch on the left side seems to be in
the same location on both
- Here's an email (I've stripped out identifying data) that shows the 3 sites currently under consideration.
- Rich Cline email train with Heath Landon, Project Manager for the Muni (UPDATED Sept 14)
- Anchorage Fire Department Strategic Plan
- Assembly Members
- Real Estate Documents from original seller (Please see Paragraph 4
of the letter to Mrs. Fowler dated December 11, 1973, prior to the sale,
stating “A natural park area is planned for your property…However, there is no
absolute assurance that the property would not, at some future date, be sold
and chopped up into lots for real estate development. A dedication to the
public for your specific uses would be more assuring but an expensive
gift.” Ultimately, Mrs. Fowler chose NOT to dedicate the land, but rather
to seller the property to the Greater Anchorage Area Borough for $85,500 with
no deed restriction.
- Existing Adopted Land Use Plan
from 1982, converted from an email attachment. It shows the
DeArmound/Lake Otis area as park land. Enlarged callout done by
Bruce to show more detail. Note the date on the slide, December 2011,
that would indicate that less than a year ago the muni still considers
- Rabbit Creek Community Council Minutes from Aug 9, 2012
- Housing Market Analysis shows parkland is a concern for buyers
- Report from the Parks Commission,
with details of exactly where the firestation would go, an appraisal of
the parcel (if the muni had to buy it rather than just repurpose it),
and some conditions they'd like attached to the taking of the park.
- Planning Staff's recomendation to the Planning and Zoning Commission
- Rabbit Creek Community Council Concerns (Oct 17, 2012)
- Heath Landon Email (Nov 3, 2012)
We've set up an email address email@example.com for questions, comments and whatever. Emails to this address will be forwarded to those that can answer, help, or whatever.