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...allegations of abuse. Some officials say those interactions with the public can leave pet owners growling.Assistant Borough Manager Deanna Garrison called some citations "explosive."Still, other committee members worry body cameras would lead...
Koch renews contract to stay in Kenai

...applied for a job in the valley while working for Kenai. In 2010, Koch applied for the position of Matanuska-Susitna Borough manager, according to a Peninsula Clarion article.The council meeting ended before Koch could respond to the council's...
Group wants to export crude oil using Skagway's port

...There's no oil and gas permits needed for trucking that crude from Canada to Skagway," she said. Interim Skagway borough manager Emily Deach said the company probably will not need a local permit, either. "If they're going to be trucking...
Tom Bearup: Administration should be accountable to borough residents

...communities like Seward and Homer. These are locations with borough offices that are under utilized. Frequent visits by borough managers or directors will be made to the offices and they be available to interact with residents directly. Inclusion of...
Judge invalidates part of school funding mechanism

...continue to evaluate the decision and any appeal options."We're looking forward to the future," Ketchikan Gateway Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst told The Associated Press on Monday. "We feel what Judge Carey decided was a major victory for the...
Bill would repeal local contribution to education

...burden while some of the 19 other districts are actually some of the state's most prosperous," Ketchikan Gateway Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst said to the committee.Bockhorst said Ketchikan's lawsuit is based on the borough's belief that...
Navarre the best choice for borough mayor

...issues vital to the borough's interests, such as health care and oil and gas. Our borough does not operate with a borough manager. We expect our mayor to serve as the borough's top executive and top administrative officer. We expect the mayor...
Prop 2 asks voters to weigh in on strong mayor or borough manager

...McClure said. Besides, a borough manager will cost more money, won't...No. 2, which would support a borough manager/weakened mayor form of government...the concept of a weak mayor and borough manager. If the public decides on Oct...
District 3, Raymond Tauriainen: Approach taxes by looking for savings

...of the LHP partnership. On record they are short on experience and expertise in hospital management. 2. Should a borough manager be hired? Why or why not? No. It seems as though we would be replacing a system that has checks and balances with...
Murphy takes District 4 seat: Former clerk to join assembly; Prop 2 fails

...the voters opted not to move forward with hiring a borough manager. Charlie Pierce, Sterling's representative, moved to put the borough manager concept to the voters after questioning the current...


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