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Assembly sends food tax exemption change to voters

...president 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 is on the table again

The seasonal exemption from sales taxes on non-prepared food items is on the table again.Blaine Gilman introduced the ordinance that would allow for the borough to collect taxes from Sept.1 until May 31 on non-prepared...
Food tax up for re-examination

...Assembly 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...
Assembly won't send commercial marijuana cultivation measure to voters

...allows for 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 office...
Assembly votes down commercial marijuana cultivation ordinance the Kenai Peninsula Borough's unincorporated areas will determined by state legislation. Assembly members Kelly Wolf, Blaine Gilman and Stan Welles voted in favor of the measure. The state's initiative to legalize recreational use of the drug went...
School board stays out of grocery tax debate

...increase 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 the...
Funding for health care panel OK'd

...budget this year, it is essential the borough "try to do something to reduce the costs of health care," said assembly member Blaine Gilman. "$200,000 is a lot of money," Assembly member Mako Haggerty said. "But compared to the costs of health care...
Gilman, Welles take assembly seats

Stan Welles and Blaine Gilman have come out ahead in their Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly...put on the table. Sue Carter, a Kenai resident, said she voted for Blaine Gilman because she was close with his father, Donald Gilman, a former...
Brown Bears finish off NAHL Showcase

...the sticks of the Topeka (Kansas) Roadrunners, Saturday in Blaine, Minnesota. The loss left the Brown Bears with a 1-3 record...North American Hockey League Showcase Tournament, Friday in Blaine, Minnesota. Matt Rudin's gamewinning goal 1 minute, 14...
Gilman ready to step back into public service

Contender for the Kenai seat on the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Blaine Gilman is running on a conservative platform. He believes in limited government, and maintaining a borough that is focused on...


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