Under the authority of Article III, Sections 1 and 24 of the Alaska Constitution and AS 44.17.020, I, Steve Cowper, Governor of the State of Alaska, order the following in the interests of economy and efficiency and in accord with sound administrative principles and practices:
1. Merge the Division of Community Development and the Division of Housing Assistance within the Department of Community and Regional Affairs.
2. Name the consolidated division as the Division of Rural Development.
This Order takes effect immediately.
Dated this 12th day of April 1988.
By: S/S Steve Cowper
Governor of the State of Alaska