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Sports complex tops Soldotna priority list

...expanded facility would be able to make enough additional revenue to make up for increased maintenance, staffing and utility costs. Parks and Recreation Director Andrew Carmichael said it is unlikely the investment would be directly returned...
Thorough analysis would lead to better decision on pools

...pool per year. I imagine they take into account all costs including major maintenance. One of the big costs is the utility costs associated with having to heat 210,000 gallons of water to 82 degrees, then bring in large volumes of fresh air...
Increasing energy costs make saving a challenge

...The borough is working on ongoing projects to reduce utility costs in the schools. Tressler said the borough has been...latest technology to save the district money as far as utility costs go," Tressler said.The ongoing roofing projects...
School board OKs budget and cover some of the costs. "We recognize that there's cost increases ... because of salary increases and utility cost increases and things like that," Navarre said. "It is our single biggest funding item at the borough and it's...
Council looks at water, sewer

...provision of services. Interim City Manager Melanie Lewis said the average residential user will see their monthly utilities cost go up $2.73. The council's next meeting is scheduled for May 25. Karen Garcia can be reached at karen.garcia...
Report: Alaska health care industry booming

...comparison, she said. The cost of construction of medical facilities is significantly higher in Alaska, along with utility costs. For rural hospitals and clinics the cost of travel for technicians maintaining equipment imposes a heavy burden...
District faces loss of 75 teachers

...retirement system contributions. The projected budget also reflects other increases to the district, such as rising utility costs. The draft budget calls for cutting 15 positions due to declining enrollment, and another 60 positions due to budget constraints...
School district works on budget

...1:20, small schools with more than 100 students at 1:22, and schools with less than 100 students at 1:19. Utility costs account for 6.89 percent of next year's budget. In an attempt to reduce the long-term cost of utilities, KPBSD...
City budget draws zero interest

...the city?s health insurance rate, its mandated contribution to the Public Employee Retirement System and rising utility costs. In other business, the council approved an $85,000 appropriation to pay for water and sewer line freeze-up...
Dollars don?t make sense

...contribution. The district has budgeted $6.2 million for utility costs next year; $8.3 million for in-kind services from...the increase. The district is projecting increased utility costs next year, and costs for supplies also have increased...


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