Independent Registered Municipal Advisor Exemption

North Slope Borough, Alaska (the “Issuer”) is posting this information with the intent that market participants may provide advice to us regarding the issuance of municipal securities and utilize the independent registered municipal advisor exemption from the municipal advisor definition in Securities and Exchange Commission rules.

The Issuer is currently represented by, and will rely on the advice of (in the sense that it will seek and consider the advice, analysis and perspective of, before making a determination), JD Capital Markets LLC, in considering information (other than general information that does not involve a recommendation) that you provide to us regarding the issuance of municipal securities.  Any information that you would like to provide to us regarding the issuance of municipal securities should be sent directly to:

John Urbina, Principal
JD Capital Markets LLC
5198 S. Spencer St.
Seattle, WA 98118-2924  
john.urbina@jdcapitalmarkets.com

The Issuer made inquiry and was informed that there is an Associated Individual (within the meaning of the SEC Staff’s FAQ No. 3.6) that is the sole principal owner of JD Capital Markets LLC who was employed within the past two years (period commencing May 11, 2018 and ending May 11, 2020) by KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. in the capacity of an Associated Individual.