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Healthcare Task Force debates direction

...a massive number of problems to tackle and little definitive direction other than "think outside the box." Chairman Rick Ross, a former Kenai City Council member, made an open call for suggestions as to direction for the task force at the Wednesday...
Kenai council talks about tax credit, property sale

...The council also heard a presentation on the proposed Kahtnu surgery center, and public testimony from one person - Rick Ross - on the same matter. The council changed the city's capital improvements list to reflect how much the city wants for...
Here's what's in it for the hospital board

...members are pre-selected from a group of friends, cronies or business partners. Both are untrue. As board member Rick Ross reiterated at a recent Borough Assembly meeting, CPGH, Inc. is a non-profit entity, which through a lease and operating...
Kenai snuffs out smoking ban: City council votes against introducing smoke-free ordinance

...Olendorff said. "I would never expect government to allow businesses to do something that harms people." Councilman Rick Ross asked if the ordinance should apply to a business not open to the public that only has two employees who both smoke...
Is compromise missing?: Kenai neighbors deserve chance to have say on development session? If you agree compromise should be given a chance, contact Mayor Pat Porter at 283-4348; or councilmen Rick Ross at 283-8497; Joe Moore at 283-4610 and Barry Eldridge at 283-7152; go to the city's Web site at
Kenai land use hearings slated: Planners to discuss Limited Commercial, MAPS proposal

...four-plexes on them. The four family dwellings would be allowed to remain with conditional use permits. City Councilman Rick Ross has said the proposed changes to the land use table under Limited Commercial came about because of issues brought to the...
Rezone opponents seek signatures for referendum

...parcel zoned Conservation along a creek bordering the new Wal-Mart property. In supporting the rezone, Councilman Rick Ross described the process the city went through to create the relatively new Limited Commercial zone rather than allowing...
Win-win project loses

...non-sensitive exhibit items and and display units," when she wrote to him about the need for storage space. Councilman Rick Ross asked whether the city has available storage space the visitors bureau could use, and Koch said the city shops would...
Pact still on the table: Kenai council to reconsider climate change agreement

...the agreement to be used against them. "If you sign this document, you own the language as if you had written it," Rick Ross, a former Kenai City Council member, said. "If you don't support cap and trade or if you think it isn't developed...
'It was always about the kids' tournament in March. "We got to talk about the past and have some laughs." Kenai Mayor Pat Porter and Councilman Rick Ross worked with Massie during his two years on the city council, but each said they knew him more through his work with their...


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