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Welles hopes to take cost effective approach to borough

...Welles. After some encouragement from his peers, he decided to run for Sterling and Funny River district seat for Kenai Borough Assembly. Welles met with current assemblyman Charlie Pierce, who is term-limited out, to gain more perspective of...
Voters weigh in on primary ballots

...lawmakers will rewrite ACES to give too much to oil companies. Stan Welles of Sterling, a candidate for the Kenai Borough Assembly District 5 seat, said if citizens don't participate in their own government they risk losing their freedoms...
HB 77 is the ultimate big government overreach

...Senators who stalled passage of HB 77 last session. He has arranged for hearings/stakeholder discussions at the Kenai Borough Assembly Chambers on December 9 and at Homer's Islands and Ocean Visitor Center on December 10. Both meetings start...
K-Beach flooding will likely continue

...growing number of residents are calling for a drainage canal to be built.Tuesday, Schade and Hill updated the Kenai Borough Assembly on their findings and said a real danger exists in racing for a "fix" without doing the right amount of research...
Assembly supports $43 million bond sale for CPH expansion

...Hospital passed its first hurdle Tuesday night following a failed attempt by two assembly members to derail it. The Kenai Borough Assembly voted 7-2 in favor of selling revenue bonds to finance the 89,000-square-foot specialty clinics building...
Candidates similar on most issues at forum

About the only thing separating the six Kenai Borough Assembly candidates during Wednesday's forum was their views on the recently passed Anadromous Streams Ordinance - two incumbents stuck...
$1.24 million to be cut from 2015 school budget in 2015." That the cuts were pending first emerged to the public during a presentation at the Sept. 3 Kenai Borough Assembly meeting, during which Atwater told the assembly that the district used a "pre-audited amount" of $1.24...
CES concerned about Prop 1

...overturn with Proposition 3A and 3B on the October ballot. During a Wednesday forum for candidates running for Kenai Borough Assembly seats five of six candidates present said they supported the tax break for homeowners. Overall, Proposition...
Assembly keeps 2011 salmon habitat law on the books

...315 minutes of commentary made by nearly 100 citizens, the most any sitting assembly member can remember, the Kenai Borough Assembly voted 6-3 to keep the current salmon habitat protection law on the books. Largely favored revisions to the...
Borough to transfer tax foreclosed Barr Lake property to public use

An area north of Nikiski without previous public access to Barr Lake may soon have it.The Kenai Borough Assembly is expected Tuesday to approved the transfer of a small tax-foreclosed property in the Georgine Lake Subdivision from the pending...


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