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New Kenai city planner welcomes citizen input

...Aspen, Colo., for the last 17 years. He worked with the city and county as a zoning administrator and assistant planning director involved in special projects like ski area master plans and airport expansions.In the short term, the City of...
Assembly swears in new members, vetoes planning commission decision

...Johnson's testimony, the assembly decided to discuss the issue as an item separate from the consent agenda. Max Best, planning director, said the commission previously discussed Jason Johnson's suggestion, but said to do that the borough would have...
Soldotna Council talks capital projects, TV show funding with new member

...little excavation and backfill then we no longer have to maintain a gravel road both seasons." Stephanie Queen, planning director for the city, said the city has seen a good return on its contribution to the storefront improvement program...
30 years of Wilderness: Designation has helped define Kenai Peninsula

...refuge tells us what they want done," said Division of Forestry Operations Forester Marsha Henderson. Borough Planning Director Max Best said that many people live along the Wilderness territory. The land attracts residents that want sprawling...
Coastal plan changes elicit chilly remarks

...what the revisions will do to diminish our seat at the table," Campbell said. Kotzebue resident Walter Porter, planning director for the Northwest Arctic Borough, said the borough recognized the importance of coastal development for local employment...
Proposed coastal plan gives borough less say

...commissioner. Then they go on to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for final approval. Borough Planning Director Max Best said that considering the recently completed, lengthy negotiations with the state, there is reason to...
Livey to replace Perdue as health and social services commissioner

...experience working with Rural Alaska. Livey held several posts with the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation and has been planning director for the City of Bethel. Livey will oversee the second largest state agency with 2,400 employees and a budget of...
Borough assembly elects new officers

...current deadline is Jan. 1, 2001. During the assembly's lands committee meeting earlier in the day, Borough Planning Director Bob Bright said an extensive effort had been made to contact operators. He reported that "50 applications had been...
Fairbanks McDonald's fails to mend fences with new barrier

...cabins. ''Once the zoning was in place, there was nothing anyone could do,'' said Bernardo Hernandez, deputy planning director for the Fairbanks North Star Borough. ''McDonald's has really tried to do something,'' Hernandez said...
Study: Kenai, Homer bear brunt of bluff erosion study the hot spots of erosion to understand them. It depends on how much funding is available." Max Best, planning director for the Kenai Peninsula Borough, said the borough will eventually use Baird's erosion study to implement guidelines...


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