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Johnson: Good government takes good planning

...lowest among 18 Alaskan boroughs. I'm all for cutting taxes and supported the privatization of the Homer solid waste transfer site. That saves $200,000 annually without any loss of services. Good government takes planning.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-09-26/johnson-good-government-takes-goo
Opinion
Assembly candidate Q&A

...continues to work to protect our property from contamination. There is no charge for residential disposal at the transfer sites or landfill. Education: We are charged with funding education in order to meet the needs of our children, creating...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-09-26/assembly-candidate-qa
Opinion
Mayor presents $73.2M borough budget

...Borough Mayor Mike Navarre said the budget's bottom line was helped by contracting out operations of the solid waste transfer site in Homer, keeping new positions to a minimum and having several long-time, well-paid employees retire. However...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-08/mayor-presents-732m-borough-budget
News
Dead bear dumped in garbage

...Alaska State Trooper Public Information officer, Beth Ipsen, said that a driver transporting garbage from the Kasilof Transfer site reported finding a small brown bear in the contents after he trucked it to the Soldotna Landfill. Ipsen said the bear...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-06-16
News
Motorists report close encounter before shooting

...you're playing with your music.'" Cox dialed 911 and reported the incident. When she pulled into Ninilchik's waste transfer site a short time later, the driver of the vehicle behind her also pulled in. "He was really upset. She almost hit him...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-07-20/motorists-report-close-encounter-bef
News
Transfer station to go to voters?

...been for the landfill to become a transfer site for waste that will be trucked...Depending on exactly how large of a transfer site we might have the total cost of...have all the hard numbers on the transfer site conversion by February so it can...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120910/new_753696251.shtml
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Carey: We've got to get moving; Borough mayor emphasizes resource development

...the borough has been working on as it looks to the future is the $12 million close-out of Homer's solid waste transfer site. It's still a top priority for the borough to get state and federal assistance on this project, he said, something...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010511/new_765771747.shtml
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Carey looking for places to cut budget: Borough mayor says funds are needed for Homer solid waste transfer site

...building a new Homer solid waste transfer site is looming over the borough's...year to close out and to make a transfer site in Homer." But there are two...12 million to build the new transfer site. "You don't charge people...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021011/new_783700153.shtml
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Trash talk: Kenai engineering firm selected for Homer transfer site design, costs

...Baling-Landfill Facility into a transfer site and determine project costs...Bill Nelson. "We've worked on transfer sites at Kenai, Sterling, Nikiski...including material brought from transfer sites in Anchor Point and McNeil Canyon...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022211/new_789335331.shtml
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On the ballot: Assembly sends grocery tax exemption repeal to voters

...increasing costs of health insurance, and the looming multi-million dollar fee to convert the Homer landfill to a transfer site, Borough Mayor Dave Carey is looking at other sources for education funding. According to borough code, all sales...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/040711/new_811807863.shtml
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