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Q&A: Soldotna council candidates share views

1. Is there something in the city's budget you would like to see changed? Fred Sturman, Seat A: - More transparency to costs of departments and employees, including charts and graphs for the public.
Soldotna council candidates weigh-in during sparsely attended forum

If the size of the crowd during the Soldotna City Council forum was any indicator of voter turnout for the municipal election, it's going to be low again.
Soldotna council looks at Arc Lake campfires, borough ballot initiative

During what Mayor Nels Anderson called the "shortest meeting ever," Soldotna City Council members unanimously approved ordinances allowing fires at Arc Lake park, adding money to the airport fund and allocating $7,500 toward efforts to influence the outcome of a citizen referendum to repeal the city's ability to collect sales tax on non-prepared food during nine months of the year. Council member and mayoral candidate Pete Sprague offered the ordinance to amend city code on Arc Lake after he noticed more activity in the area.
Two contested races for Soldotna council; mayoral candidate to run unopposed

...use her experience to help the Soldotna Council through the next few years...2013. Nelson said running for Soldotna council is part of his long term plans...Sturman.Whitney has been on the Soldotna council since 2013 and the Kenai Peninsula...
Despite criticism, mobile food cart regs sent to Soldotna Council with no changes

It's a lucrative business model for some. Park a mobile trailer inside city limits in Soldotna for a few months out of the summer, feed the throngs of tourists, then park and close to avoid the expenses of staying open during the slower winter months.
Soldotna seeks to further develop its airport

...plan since 2004. The city will use its newest master plan to devise a list of improvements for the airport. The Soldotna council also amended its rules and procedures to codify a regular practice of postponing motions beyond its next regular...
Soldotna council votes to sell parcel scheduled for public auction

For some, like the 17 neighbors who signed a petition supporting the purchase, the small undeveloped lot on Soldotna's Riverview Avenue belongs in the hands of a neighboring property owner who has been tending to it for years.
Borough resident disappointed with Soldotna council

Last week, myself and over 100 people attended the Soldotna City meeting where an ordinance to appropriate $150,000 to fund pursuing annexation was open to public comment. Over 30 individuals gave their public comments opposing this ordinance.
Soldotna hopes to clarify city's marijuana laws

...mandatory court appearance for a third offense. The same fine schedule applies for permitting prohibited marijuana use.Soldotna council member Keith Baxter said the ordinance to ban marijuana use in public and in motor vehicles is in line with how the...
Home-rule, finances on Soldotna council docket for 2015

The Soldotna City Council is headed into the 2015 year with financial uncertainties and pending legislative changes.


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