Joint Chamber meeting planned
Perseverance seems to be the way of the Soldotna City Council, at least when it comes to getting the cemetery site it wants.
Soldotna leaders received some good news and some bad news Wednesday night regarding the proposed city cemetery site on Knight Drive on the north edge of town.
Before the Soldotna City Council meets in regular session tonight, the group will gather as the Committee of the Whole to discuss nearly $1 million in capital projects to be funded out of the 2010 fiscal year General Fund.
It soon may be a little less daunting to cross the Sterling Highway in Soldotna thanks in part to action taken by the city council Wednesday night.
Does a city council member own a civil engineering firm or other business? Who pays rent to the mayor to live in his rental apartments? How much does a councilor receive in pension benefits, and from whom?
"Prices slashed. Build now," might have been a fitting title for the architect's presentation last week describing plans for a Soldotna library expansion.
Hearing no opposition whatsoever from neighbors, Soldotna City Council members last week approved a senior citizen apartment complex planned for Little Avenue near Fireweed Street.
In the midst of work to freshen its look, Soldotna's Dairy Queen has found itself face-to-face with a new sign ordinance that went into effect last summer.
Private wind turbines may soon be permitted in Soldotna.
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