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As a developer looks to move in, Soldotna considers changes to its zoning codes

...introduced to the Soldotna City Council and a public hearing will be held on Oct. 28 as the city revamps what City Planner John Czarnezki called an "antiquated and confusing," code.The ordinance amends the zoning code to add general standards for...
Three candidates run for Soldotna council

...Soldotna City Council election. Two of the candidates, John Czarnezki and Dale Bagley are currently serving on the shouldn't complain about the process." *** John Czarnezki is running for a three-year term on seat A. He...
Voices of the Peninsula: Soldotna focuses areas for annexation study further pursuing annexation.Anyone interested in further information about the study is encouraged to contact John Czarnezki, City Planner, at 714-1246 or visit the City's website at for current information...
Soldotna wants annexation transparency

When it comes to annexation, the city of Soldotna wants to be transparent. On Wednesday at Soldotna City Hall, John Czarnezki, Soldotna city planner, gave a presentation regarding how the city is dealing with the idea of redrawing the city's...
Soldotna to discuss annexation

...presentation will be given to review the steps required to legally increase the city's area. Soldotna City Planner John Czarnezki said that the city isn't advocating for or against annexation at this point. Rather, it just wants to know whether...
Frozen River Festival brings family fun in the season of little sun

...turned out to do just that and got the kids outdoors on skates and kick sleds. According to Soldotna City Planner John Czarnezki the Frozen River Festival got its start via the Soldotna Economic Development Council. "The Council recognized our...
Driveway widths back in front of Soldotna council

...width to 30 feet. "(Twenty-four feet wide) is widely accepted and serves a valid purpose," said City Planner John Czarnezki during the commission's Dec. 17 meeting. Czarnezki said other municipalities, such as Wasilla and Palmer, prefer...
Collaborative effort gets four Soldotna Elementary schools reflective hats

...rallied the students with safety tips before they were presented with reflective hats bearing their school mascot. John Czarnezki with the City of Soldotna planner told the Dispatch in an interview about the program, "The City received a grant...
Time to reflect: Soldotna students receive safe winter gear

...distribute the hats, as well as inform students about the importance of being able to be seen in dark conditions. John Czarnezki, Soldotna city planner, said that the goal of the program is to keep kids safe. "With a winter like this, without...
Soldotna council OK's new daycare

...the decision the board heard testimony from Schneider, residents in favor and against the daycare and city planner John Czarnezki. Staff recommended that the city reject the daycare, Czarnezki said. At a planning and zoning commission's remand...


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