For the Assignment of Administrative Responsibility for the Office of Coastal Management
I, Jay S. Hammond, Governor of the State of Alaska, order and declare the following:
1. The office of Coastal Management, established pursuant to AS 44.19.162 to serve as the staff to the Coastal Policy Council, and located within the Office of the Governor, Division of Policy Development and Planning, is detailed for administrative support to the Department of Community and Regional Affairs. Payroll for the staff positions in the Office of Coastal Management will continue to be managed by the Office of the Governor, however, through a reimbursable services agreement with the Department of Community and Regional Affairs.
2. The Department of Community and Regional Affairs is designated pursuant to section 306(c)(5) of the Coastal Zone Management Act (16 U.S.C. § 1455(c)(5)) and 15 C.F.R. § 923.47 as the state agency responsible for receipt of any federal funds granted to the State of Alaska for administration of the Alaska Coastal Management Program. All contracts executed before July 1, 1981, by the Office of Coastal Management through the Division of Policy Development and Planning remain in effect until termination under the terms of each contract.
3. Pursuant to AS 44.19.162 and 6 AAC 80.030, the Office of Coastal Management remains under the legal supervision of the Coastal Policy Council and continues to serve in a staff capacity to the council as the lead state agency responsible for implementation of the Alaska Coastal Management Program and, within the Division of Policy Development and Planning, as the agency responsible for consistency comments under 15 C.F.R. § 930.18(b).
This order takes effect July 1, 1981.
DATED at Juneau, Alaska, this 28th day of August 1981.
S/S Jay S. Hammond
Jay S. Hammond