Boards & Commissions Factsheets
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROLBoard: Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
Board identification number: 003
Department: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEV
Authority: AS 04.06.010
Sunset date: 6/30/2011
Requirements: Legislative Confirmation and Financial Disclosure
Prohibitions: No member may hold any other state or federal office, either elective or appointive. Not more than two members may be engaged in the same business, occupation, or profession. Board selects chair. Vacancies to be filled within 30 days. Governor also appoints Director.
Term: 3 years
Description: The board is comprised of five members appointed by Governor: two from alcoholic beverage industry, but not wholesalers; three members representing the general public, at least one of whom resides in a rural area (not connected by road or rail to Anchorage or Fairbanks, has population of 6,000 or less -- or has population over 6,000 and has participated in a local option election).
Function: The board controls manufacture, barter, possession, and sale of alcoholic beverages in the state.
Chair: Board selects chair.
Special facts: The board is considered a regulatory and quasi-judicial agency. A quorum consists of 3 members, and a majority of whole membership must approve applications, renewals, transfers, etc. Members serve at the pleasure of the Governor.
Compensation: Standard Travel and Per Diem. No additional compensation.
Meetings: 5-8 meetings/year-9-12 days maximum; at least once/year in each judicial district. Usually February or March in Juneau, May in Anchorage, July in Fairbanks, September in Nome, and December in Anchorage. Call of chair.
For further information and to reach individual members, contact:
Ms. Shirley Cote
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
5848 E. Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK 99507
Phone: (907) 269-0351, FAX: (907) 272-9412