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Fairbanks spent $7k defending mayor's $37.50 fine

...7,000 during appeals, city attorney Paul Ewers said. The funding comes out of the city's claims budget. The Fairbanks City Council held a closed-door executive session about the city's appeal strategy earlier this month. The city government...
Progress on natural gas delivery is gratifying

...and distribution to Interior communities.The Interior Gas Utility, which will serve the borough outside of the Fairbanks city limits, isn't far behind FNG in their planning for building out gas distribution. Yesterday, IGU released a request...
Council greets 4 new members

...clerk. "I see this as an opportunity to continue to serve the community," she said.Whitney served as a member of Fairbanks City Council in the 1980s. He currently serves on the Soldotna Planning and Zoning Commission and the borough Planning...
Whitney: Community effort needed to meet challenges

...Jeanne's mother lives in Kenai and her sister Pam and husband Steve live in the Denise Lake area.I served on the Fairbanks City Council and the Fairbanks Municipal Utility Board for 4 years, the City of Soldotna Planning and Zoning Commission...
Soldotna candidates consider economy, businesses, teen center top priorities

...better than what it already is."Currently, Whitney serves on the Planning and Zoning Commission and served on the Fairbanks City Council in the 1980s. Baxter, who grew up in Soldotna, said he's "always been interested in politics" and now...
Soldotna candidate forum focuses on taxes, tourism

...expand to be a year round contributor, Whitney said. He has seen a bed tax work as a funding source while serving on Fairbanks City Council in the 1980s, but the citizens need to decide whether to support a tax and what the percentage should be...
What others say: Agreement between Fairbanks, railroad makes sense

It's back to work for the Fairbanks City Council on Monday, and one of the items on the agenda is introduction of an agreement with the Alaska Railroad that will lead...
Fairbanks city council considers pay cut for new mayor

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- Fairbanks Mayor Steve Thompson has been in office only two weeks and already he's facing a pay cut -- through no fault of his own.
Council approves annual public reading of Bill of Rights

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- The Fairbanks City Council has approved a public display and annual recital of the Bill of Rights. The council passed a resolution Monday requiring...
Fairbanks council mulls change in domestic violence law

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- The Fairbanks City Council is considering repealing a local domestic violence law. Under the proposal, police would enforce the state domestic violence...


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