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City discusses protection for employee sexual orientation in personnel regs Council member Brian Gabriel said no amendments should be made without the attorney present. Vice Mayor Ryan Marquis said Bookey's amendment simply adds sexual orientation to the ordinance and didn't need to be discussed again when...
Kenai council votes in support for veteran's memorial with the city against the threat of a lawsuit. Council member Brian Gabriel seconded the motion. Council members Ryan Marquis and Terry Bookey voted against Navarre's motion. When the motion passed, some members of the public clapped. Seven...
Kenai stands with veterans in support of memorial

...Bloom responded with a neutral position; he said no lawsuit has been filed with the city at this time.Council members Ryan Marquis and Bookey voted against Navarre's motion.The motion was similar to a resolution Navarre sponsored at an April 2...
Kenai moms band together for new park plan

...worked on one plan for seven months and now everyone has fallen in love with (the Enchanted Forest)."Council member Ryan Marquis said the council was fortunate to get input from people who use the park before they made a decision."What we're...
Kenai raises mill rate

...during its May 28 meeting, had not been brought before the council and was a late addition to the budget. Vice Mayor Ryan Marquis said he did not feel comfortable funding a grant project before council had discussed the details.Council member Bob...
Kenai ditches $20 library card fee for outside city residents

...fee for non-residents. He said the library is an essential service that should be free and open to all. Vice mayor Ryan Marquis said he supported the amendment because he feared the fee would turn people away from using the library."The library...
Veterans stand to ensure war memorial remains

...has been no agenda item addressing the cross symbol on the veterans monument installed last summer, council members Ryan Marquis and Terry Bookey, who said they were following up on resident complaints, contacted city the administration and attorney...
Kenai city council delays vote on teleconference for P&Z commission

...while in Juneau attending a legislative hearing, although Porter and Navarre participated telephonically. Vice Mayor Ryan Marquis directed the meeting.Porter motioned the ordinance be postponed to the March 5 council meeting after council member...
Kenai council approves planning and zoning phone participation

...make be reduced from four to two in a calendar year was up for a vote. The verdict was split 3 to 3 when Vice-Mayor Ryan Marquis asked for Boyle's vote. No answer. Boyle's call had been dropped and the council took a slight recess until he...
Koch renews contract to stay in Kenai

...municipalities in the state," she said. "He turned down substantially more money to stay here."Council members Ryan Marquis, Terry Bookey, Brian Gabriel and Tim Navarre all said they reached out and called Koch when they heard Palmer had...


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