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Assembly shoots down service area boundary changes

...matters in how the service areas are formed, and maybe these lines are somewhat arbitrary," said Assembly Member Blaine Gilman. "The fact of the matter is that a hospital nonprofit association has relied on this funding source, and to take...
Summer road warriors back at it for Soldotna Rotary Unity run

...Musgrave, 51:16; 83. Colton Musgrave, 51:17; 84. Ted Forsi, 52:37; 85. Margaret Gilman, 52:40; 86. Blaine Gilman, 52:42; 87. Dotty Brown, 54:05; 88. Angie Brown, 54:06; 89. Connie Wheat, 54:06; 90. Suzanne Richards...
With great salmon comes great responsibility

...plan in place that guides future development in a way that preserves what we have now.We agree with assembly member Blaine Gilman, who said he did a fair amount of research on riparian habitat before voting to keep the current anadromous waters...
Borough's anadromous streams protections survive another challenge

...Brent Johnson, Mako Haggerty, Sue McClure and Kelly Cooper were opposed to the changes, making recently-elected Blaine Gilman a deciding vote on the matter. While campaigning for his seat, Gilman said he thought the anadromous streams ordinance...
Assembly supports schools, dings marketing and K-Beach flooded area

...the borough's budget deficit to an estimated $3.9 million to be drawn from its general fund. Assembly member Blaine Gilman first moved to fund the district to the cap. "We know the pressure on the state fiscally right now, we know or it's...
Nikiski to vote on police protection

...wayside," she said. "This community is active and involved, they're talking about solutions."Assembly member Blaine Gilman said he had heard from many residents that the unincorporated area should consider becoming a city rather than accept...
Assembly sends food tax exemption change to voters

...Dale Bagley for proposing the ordinance. Bagley's ordinance was an alternative to one proposed by assembly member Blaine Gilman, which would have allowed the borough and borough cities to tax food nine months of the year. Murphy said she would...
Food tax up for re-examination

...will re-examine the Winter Grocery Tax Exemption enacted in 2009.The ordinance, introduced by assembly member Blaine Gilman, would repeal the seasonal exemption from sales taxes on non-prepared food items for nine months of the year. Since...
School board stays out of grocery tax debate

...funding." He asked the school board not to endorse grocery sales tax as a form of generating revenue. Assembly member Blaine Gilman said the $3 million the sales tax would raise would make it easier for the assembly to fund the school district to...
Assembly won't send commercial marijuana cultivation measure to voters

...municipalities to regulate aspects of manufacturing, testing and sales of the product. Assembly members Kelly Wolf, Blaine Gilman and Stan Welles voted in favor of the measure. A site in Homer was established in assembly member Kelly Cooper's...


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