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Lawmakers cite constitutional question in Medicare expansion suit

...Walker said during a press briefing after the Legislative Council vote. "I cannot understand, I cannot fathom to understand...system. "I am very disappointed with the Legislative Council vote to hire outside counsel to pursue a lawsuit against...
Soldotna mobile food vendor regulations approved

...suggested four changes to the final set of regulations submitted by the Planning and Zoning Commission on June 10. The city council vote was pushed back until the July 15 meeting so the commission and public had more time to review the regulations and address...
Kenai wastewater treatment plant a future priority for funding

...had been some changes made to that proposed ordinance that were fairly substantial." Koch said that the date of the council vote on the Ordinance was also subject to change, depending on the results of the work session, which will be held at 5...
Kenai junk car code could change

...revising the ordinance for introduction at the Kenai City Council's August 19 meeting, leading to a public hearing and council vote on September 2. "The (junk vehicle) code right now is somewhat difficult to enforce," Kelley said. "So this...
Soldotna enters contract with one mixed martial arts promoter

...because the city attorney was consulted on legal consequences of the council's decision. Dixson said the if the council votes down the resolution he may legally still approve the sole promoter. "The city may reject any and all proposals if...
Kenai Council postpones vote on commission change

...been changed to give the correct date of the future Council vote on the ordinance. An ordinance sponsored by Mayor the planning and zoning commission and postpone a council vote until July 22 passed, with Marquis, Molloy, and Bookey...
Soldotna council votes to sell parcel scheduled for public auction

For some, like the 17 neighbors who signed a petition supporting the purchase, the small undeveloped lot on Soldotna's Riverview Avenue belongs in the hands of a neighboring property owner who has been tending to it for years.
What others say: Bill changing judicial nomination process doesn't make sense

...chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court chairs the council votes only in the case of a tie.Kelley contends the council...prevalent enough to be a serious concern. Of 1,149 council votes as to whether to forward an applicant's name to the...
Voices of Alaska: A 'fix' in search of a flaw; in two cases, there were three nominees. In one case, there were two nominees who each received five council votes out of six - both obviously viewed by the council as significantly more qualified than the 3-3 candidate. Suggesting...
Voices of the Peninsula: Golfing community disappointed with council vote

Pat and Myrna Cowan, the entire golfing community including over 200 individuals who either delivered written support or personally attended two council meetings, several charity organizations and non-profits are very disappointed and shocked that the Soldotna City Council voted down (4-2) the opportunity for the city manager to negotiate with the Cowans to attempt to find a solution including funding sources to purchase Birch Ridge Golf Course land (92 acres) and then lease it to an operator who would own the buildings and equipment to run the golf course, thereby eliminating the responsib


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