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AKDOT budget cuts limit winter road clearance

...remainder of the maintained roads are in the cities' and borough's jurisdiction. Pat Malone, the road service area director for the borough, said the DOT's budget cuts will not affect their service. However, they do not have the authority...
Borough receives OSHA citation for chemical labeling

...incomplete, missing or unclear. It has been a consistently highly-cited violation, according to Scott Ketcham, area director of the Anchorage Area Office of OSHA. The requirements have been revised several times to make it clearer to employees...
Apache unveils north road extension plans working with the corps to complete a federal Clean Water Act Section 404 wetlands permit. Borough Road Service Area Director Pat Malone said the board approved the design at the Nov. 18 meeting, but has not signed off on the extension until...
Borough urges caution for K-beach flooded homes

...across the surface of the land creates trenches and depressions that cause water to pool unnaturally, said Road Service Area Director Pat Malone. This also means those areas will be subject to improper drainage, he said. "You won't find anywhere...
Borough needs to bring roads up to its own standards in response to the article in the March 11 edition of the Clarion by Kelly Sullivan. I agree with Road Service Area Director, Pat Malone, on one thing, he stated in the article that the KPB legally cannot maintain or revise private roads...
Soldotna website to be overhauled

...of this is to generate interest among residents, visitors, and investors in the resources and attractions of our area."Director of Economic Development and Planning Stephanie Queen said attendees at this year's chamber member appreciation...
K-Beach floodwater begins to recede

...placed throughout the flooded area. "It's a massive amount of water in that area," said Pat Malone, Road Service Area director. Malone said the roads effectively dam the water in place. As of Oct. 16 the borough has installed between 10 and...
Efforts prepare K-Beach area for future flooding

...long as you're not unreasonably turning and moving a lot of water to your neighbor," Schade said. Road Service Area Director Pat Malone discussed Buoy Street, which he said is a "special case." The topography makes it challenging to drain...
Help feels right at home

...S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development program at last week's Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting, area director Michelle Hoffman said, "The 100 kids who worked on the Sterling project were amazing." She said the volunteers...
Sign raises code debate

...influence the outcome of a ballot proposition. The sign read, "THE NPRSA BOARD SAYS NO TAX INCREASE." Service Area Director Karen Kester said the sign was meant to convey the message that recent actions of the service area board would not...


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