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Voices of the Peninsula: Soldotna focuses areas for annexation study

...benefits associated with providing city services to those areas.In analyzing...businesses are already receiving city services, such as water and/or sewer...under-developed areas which may benefit from city services and standards prior to residential...
Soldotna mayoral candidate shares views

...and city property at ARC Lake, and along the undeveloped corridor of K-Beach Road (all three are areas where some city services are already provided). The mayor does have veto power, and if elected I will be very cognizant of this. 3. Is...
Voices of the Peninsula: Vote No on Prop 1 and demand changes to borough tax structure

...are primarily funded by sales tax, not property tax or user fees. Currently, all those who benefit from various City services are also helping pay for them. The Borough estimates that the passage of Proposition 1 would decrease City sales tax...
Paul Whitney: Soldotna facing revenue issues

...revenue to the City is estimated at $1.0 to $1.2 million dollars or about a 15% reduction of funds used to provide City services, police protection, public works and parks & recreation. The City currently has probably the lowest mill rate in...
Soldotna council candidates weigh-in during sparsely attended forum

...parcels that could be annexed; Whitney said some territories outside of the city had expressed interest in accessing city services. "Like Linda (Murphy) said, if it's going to cost the city residents money to annex them, then it's just...
Q&A: Soldotna council candidates share views excellent job at providing city services such as utilities, parks and...there is demand for any additional city services that are not already provided...economic sense and be in areas where city services can be easily provided. 3. Is...
Two contested races for Soldotna council; mayoral candidate to run unopposed

...wrote that he'd like to continue helping the community grow responsibly and address issues like the expansion of city services and economic growth. Sturman, a regular fixture at both Kenai Peninsula Borough meetings and Soldotna City Council...
Soldotna loses, regains mayor

...martial arts promoter who had worked out a deal with another area promoter that the two could partner to offer the city services. "We were in the middle of a (request for proposals) process and there may be other promoters out there so we really...
Q&A: Home rule a key issue for Soldotna candidates

...have concerns that we donate money to causes that are not approved by the voters that are not specifically related to city services regardless of the worthiness of the cause.Sprague: At this point I wouldn't change anything. As a council member...
Kenai City Council candidates share views

...growth boom of our area is the number one issue. We need to be prepared to handle the increase in the demands for City services, housing and other infrastructure and related issues of good economic times. We need to get prepared for the future...


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