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Letter to the editor

...of tourists who visit our National Historic Landmark each year, I would like to extend our sincere thanks to Kenai Mayor Pat Porter who coordinated the recent painting of our church. Mayor Porter personally connected the missionaries from the Silver...
Kenai pot moratorium fails before introduction

...introduced to the Kenai City Council was instead voted out of existence during the council's Wednesday meeting. Kenai Mayor Pat Porter created the proposed moratorium, which would have prohibited marijuana establishments in Kenai "until February 23...
Painting for progress

...Mary Russian Orthodox Church a fresh coat of paint, taking occasional breaks for lunch and cookies passed out by Mayor Pat Porter.Dorothy Gray, a member of the church who runs the nearby gift shop, said Porter had a hand in getting the volunteers...
Local teen makes big clean up

...highly-used roadway students frequently travel across, in addition to creating a more pleasing look, Cox said.Mayor Pat Porter made the initial suggestion to clean up the area. She said she keeps an eye on pockets of the community that may...
Non-resident business owner now allowed to serve on Kenai planning and zoning commission

...the passage of an ordinance at Wednesday's Kenai City Council Meeting. At the council's June 3 meeting, Kenai Mayor Pat Porter submitted the ordinance, which originally proposed that up to two non-residents could become commissioners if they...
City Council gives guidance on marijuana issues

...said the Planning and Zoning Commission would have known there was no need to go forward with any recommendations. Mayor Pat Porter said she plans to introduce a moratorium on any marijuana establishments starting up in the city until after the state...
Kenai ballot initiatives propose changes to city council

...consider three ballot initiatives that could change the process for electing city council members and the mayor. Kenai Mayor Pat Porter introduced the trio of initiatives, and the council approved their inclusion in October's general election ballot...
Kenai to hold work session on commercial marijuana

...ordinance. They also allow a municipality to operate as the sole marijuana retailer within its boundaries. Kenai mayor Pat Porter said Kenai should begin considering how it might use these regulations. "I think it's very important for us to...
Rents rise at Vintage Pointe

...council voted to include a rate increase in the city fee schedule during its May 20 meeting. During that debate, Kenai Mayor Pat Porter, supporting the increase, said "When the residents of Kenai come to me and tell me they don't mind subsidizing...
Kenai Council postpones vote on commission change

...has been changed to give the correct date of the future Council vote on the ordinance. An ordinance sponsored by Mayor Pat Porter at the Kenai City Council's Wednesday meeting would have allowed up to two non-Kenai residents to sit on the seven-member...


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