A moratorium on marijuana establishments in Kenai meant to have been introduced to the Kenai City Council was instead voted out of existence during the council's Wednesday meeting.
There is an ordinance in the wind regarding who gets to serve on the City of Kenai's Planning and Zoning Commission. It's hard for me to focus on these kinds of things when the daylight never ends and there is so much to do, but I have to take exception to this plan. I believe the current proposal is that a non-resident be allowed to fill one of the seats. What will qualify them is owning a business in Kenai.
Changes to Kenai's junk vehicle code proposed by city administration could change how "junk vehicle" is defined, how owners can keep vehicles, and how the junk vehicle code is enforced.
Kenai's Planning and Zoning Commission passed its most recent version of the city's comprehensive plan to the Kenai City Council at a Tuesday work session.
Kenai's Planning and Zoning Commission took up the proposed changes to the city's land use table at its April 27 meeting, but decided not to schedule a public hearing on the ordinance that would make the changes.
On Wednesday, May 11, the City of Kenai's Planning and Zoning Commission will meet to consider the Twin City Racing Lions application for use of the raceway for the coming year.
Kenai's city council agreed Wednesday to postpone a decision on a proposed changed to allowed land uses in the Rural Residential 1 zone until its next meeting.
Kenai voters will be asked to vote on two seats for City Council in the Oct. 4 election. Just two candidates are running for the openings, incumbent Mike Boyle and Tim Navarre.
The natural gas storage project under construction in Kenai is nearly operational, despite some remaining appeals. The fifth and final well at the Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska project was recently finished. The project is on track for natural gas injection to begin in April, said spokesperson John Sims. "On schedule, under budget, the project's going really well," Sims said, adding "Knock on wood."
Flaring is over at the well near Walmart, but more development is on the way. Buccaneer Energy's Dean Gallegos said that first well was a good sign for the company, which is pursuing up to five wells in that Kenai Loop gas field during the next 12 months.
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