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Kenai acquires five parcels in Old Town

...However, Rohner, the previous owner, repurchased the property back.The council passed the ordinance by a 5-2 vote. Vice Mayor Ryan Marquis and council member Terry Bookey voted no. Bookey said he didn't like the idea of the city purchasing...
Kenai adds e-cigarettes to smoking ordinance

...Anderson and Dr. Jim Zirul, with council member Brian Gabriel absent, votes to postpone and pass the ordinance failed.Vice Mayor Ryan Marquis said he didn't dispute the health issues regarding e-cigs. The concern he had was government telling a...
City discusses protection for employee sexual orientation in personnel regs

...with the city attorney. Council member Brian Gabriel said no amendments should be made without the attorney present. Vice Mayor Ryan Marquis said Bookey's amendment simply adds sexual orientation to the ordinance and didn't need to be discussed...
Kenai raises mill rate

...Commission during its May 28 meeting, had not been brought before the council and was a late addition to the budget. Vice Mayor Ryan Marquis said he did not feel comfortable funding a grant project before council had discussed the details.Council...
Kenai ditches $20 library card fee for outside city residents

...library card fee for non-residents. He said the library is an essential service that should be free and open to all. Vice mayor Ryan Marquis said he supported the amendment because he feared the fee would turn people away from using the library...
Council passes no wake zone ordinance in Kenai harbor

...finalize a policy in a work session at a later date. The council will hold a work session on the second meeting in May. Vice Mayor Ryan Marquis said he felt council members should have to fill out a report on their trip, and give a verbal account...
Kenai council approves planning and zoning phone participation

...was up for a vote. The verdict was split 3 to 3 when Vice-Mayor Ryan Marquis asked for Boyle's vote. No answer...person. On Wednesday, Porter passed the gavel over to vice-mayor Marquis so she could make two amendments to the ordinance...
Kenai city council delays vote on teleconference for P&Z commission

...the meeting while in Juneau attending a legislative hearing, although Porter and Navarre participated telephonically. Vice Mayor Ryan Marquis directed the meeting.Porter motioned the ordinance be postponed to the March 5 council meeting after council...
Council greets 4 new members

...elected members, Keith Baxter and Meggean Bos, and one re-elected member, Regina Daniels, who was also sworn in as vice mayor. Two members, Linda Murphy and Paul Whitney, were appointed and also took their oaths of office.Four applicants...
Kenai certifies elections, faces natural gas issues

...Gabriel in their seats. The three were administered their oaths of office and elected council member Ryan Marquis as vice-mayor.Several council members said they were happy to see a larger voter turnout, but hoped the number would increase in...


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