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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
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
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
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
News
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
News
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
News
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
News
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
News
Assembly gets first glimpse at budget

...phase of the Homer Solid Waste Transfer Site be funded through this pot of...fund to help fund the cost of the transfer site," said Assembly member Ray Tauriainen...result of funding needs for the transfer site. Assembly member Linda Murphy...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/050811/new_826252546.shtml
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