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Soldotna mulls home rule question as Feb. vote looms

...Soldotna's community. Soldotna is currently a first-class general law city, whose powers are limited by state and borough law, according to the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development. In Alaska, the unorganized and organized...
Assembly may consider discipline: Body will determine how to handle misstep by borough administration

...Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly will take up the issue of how to discipline a member of the government for breaking borough law. Assembly President Pete Sprague said Wednesday that on Dec. 1 the assembly's Policy and Procedure Committee will...
Assembly keeps 2011 salmon habitat law on the books

...Constitution?" asked District 1 Assemblyman Kelly Wolf, who sponsored Tuesday's failed ordinance seeking total repeal of borough law governing a 50-foot buffer zone along known salmon rearing waters on all lands, including private. Wolf's constituency...
Borough Clerk rejects vote-by-mail initiative

...elections.Price says that RCV would not be in conflict with state law because the statute governing the issue defers to borough law in a cases of conflict. Rather than rewrite the initiative to suit the clerk's interpretation, he expects to take...
Code to get tweak: Ordinance would match borough law to current practice

The Kenai Peninsula Borough has had a purchasing officer for several years. But borough code specifies that those duties actually belong to the borough finance director.
New ordinance would tame vicious dogs

Numerous complaints from residents have led one assemblywoman to propose a new borough law aimed at controlling vicious dogs outside borough cities. Assembly President Grace Merkes, of Sterling, is seeking introduction...
Raising the roof: Possible $26M bond needed for KPBSD repairs

...of their effective life, requiring replacement and maintenance projects in the coming years. District officials and borough law makers have indicated the most effective way to pay for all the work would be a general obligation bond requiring voter...
Ballot measure to cap tax break moving along

...least 60 years old from paying property taxes on the first $150,000 of assessed value of their primary residences. A borough law adopted the same year made that exemption unlimited. However, when first instituted, the two exemptions cost the...
Assembly OKs ballot measure for Bear Creek

...according to the borough administration. At least 60 percent of service area voters must approve the measure, because borough law requires the supermajority whenever capital projects are to spend more than $1 million from funds other than those...
Borough seeks to end term limits - again

...fourth re-election in 2014 and 2015, members of the assembly are looking to remove citizen-created term limits from borough law this summer. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Tuesday will float a proposed ordinance, through the consent agenda...


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