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School district waits on final numbers

...Borough Assembly and school board joint work session, Borough Mayor Mike Navarre said he is unable to estimate how much the assembly is considering contributing to education, but it will likely be more than was allocated last year."We are very concerned...
Assembly reconsiders food tax measure

...for reconsideration after amending the food tax proposal to be put on the ballot during the body's April 7 meeting. The assembly passed an ordinance that would have asked voters to decide whether the current food tax structure that the borough collects...
Matti's Farm to help empower youth Two years ago, Martin attempted to lease nearly 240 acres of borough land, however, that bid failed after the assembly voted against a request that would have made such a transaction possible. Now, Matti's Farm is exploring other avenues...
Assembly sends food tax exemption change to voters item tax measure approved by the assembly included an amendment to put the...Borough Clerk Johni Blankenship. The assembly will have to decide whether to...who spoke as a resident during the assembly meeting, thanked assembly president...
Assembly OK's fiscal note measure

...measure, which was approved by the assembly at its April 7 meeting. Members...Ogle said. Not only does it help the assembly members make more informed decisions...said he was under the impression the assembly had forgotten the original policy...
School board signs off on budget

...Peninsula will feel impacts from state cuts, Navarre said. At this point, Navarre said he is unable to estimate how much the assembly is considering contributing to education. If the members decide to fund to the cap it means the borough will have to...
Assembly votes down commercial marijuana cultivation ordinance

...borough's unincorporated areas, following testimony from more than 90 residents. Attendees were spilling out of the assembly chamber exits, waiting for their three minutes to speak in support or opposition to, what Assembly President Dale...
Regarding the assembly and the grocery tax exemption

I want to start off by saying that it is your sworn duty as a Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Member to uphold the constitution and laws off Alaska. Just last fall of 2014, 1,875 signatures were gathered, which placed the citizens' referendum Proposition ONE on the upcoming 2015 October Borough Ballot. This referendum is regarding winter grocery sales taxation, the duration of the taxation, and the amount of taxation.
Food tax exemption changes still on the table

...During Tuesday's meeting, the assembly postponed a vote on assembly president...Bagley wrote in a memo. "For the assembly to completely eliminate this exemption...decision, Gilman said. Following the assembly's discussion and rejection of...
Food tax up for re-examination

...funds available." If approved by the assembly the ordinance would take a written public comment to the assembly. Seasonal relief is helpful for...better solution," Griswald said. The assembly will be taking public comment on...


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