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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-05
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-30/borough-clerk-rejects-vote-by-mail-i
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-06-19/assembly-keeps-2011-salmon-habitat-l
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-06-03/borough-seeks-to-end-term-limits-%E2
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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...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081307/news_3430.shtml
Election: Prop 4 would build fire station

...100,000 of assessed property value. 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...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091907/news_3853.shtml
Moving in the right direction

...But that still left the assembly with a conundrum it had never dealt with before -- how to address the breach of borough law. In Tuesday's assembly work session, Mayor Carey presented results of research by his staff on borough purchasing...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010810/ope_495733686.shtml
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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...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010408/news_3509.shtml
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Mayor proposes changing tax rates; capping seniors? exemption

...law mandating that eligible residents get an exemption from property taxes on the first $150,000 of value. A 1986 borough law made the exemption unlimited. Several attempts to cap the exemption over the years have failed. In 1986, the impact...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022007/news_0220new001.shtml
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ACT seeks term limit ruling

...delayed, wrestling for another week over how to accommodate the desires of two sets of voters, while resorting to a borough law allowing incumbents to continue serving for up to 30 days while options were considered. That drew a lawsuit from a...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031408/news_4015.shtml
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