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Farewell to a good public employee

It is my pleasure to acknowledge the valuable service of Wayne Ogle, Kenai Public Works Director, who will be leaving the employ of the city very soon. As both a council member and as a citizen...
Assembly sends bed tax ordinance to voters, but could reconsider

...President Hal Smalley announced the ordinance passed, with assembly members Kelly Wolf, Mako Haggerty, Charlie Pierce and Wayne Ogle voting against the ordinance, Wolf gave notice of reconsideration of the vote. At the Aug. 5 assembly meeting, if...
Voters to advise on by-mail elections

...the resolution, Smith's ordinance was postponed to January 2015.Assembly members Kelly Wolf, Mako Haggerty and Wayne Ogle voted against putting the advisory question on the ballot.Smith originally introduced vote-by-mail to the assembly...
Proposed bed tax draws comments for and against issue

...Assembly member Kelly Wolf proposed changing the 4 percent bed tax to 1 percent. Only one other assembly member, Wayne Ogle, voted in favor of the change with Wolf. The assembly considered amending the ordinance to a 3 percent bed tax proposed...
Non-profits seek funding to continue providing community resources

...activity. The borough assembly debated funding these organizations at a February meeting. Assembly members Kelly Wolf, Wayne Ogle and Charlie Pierce sponsored a resolution to put an advisory vote on the 2014 ballot asking voters if the assembly should...
Who does assembly represent?

...which would have eliminated about $97,000 worth of assembly benefits in exchange for doubling the monthly stipend. Wayne Ogle, assemblyman from Nikiski, offered an amendment that would reduce the monthly stipend which the assembly voted down...
Assembly approves funds for turf, track

...higher to delay the project." "I won't oppose it simply because of cost benefit analysis of it," assembly member Wayne Ogle said. "... We're down the road. And not doing it would present more problems than doing it, but I sure hope in...
Assembly tweaks, passes borough budget

...government here is forcing some of the hands that say they don't really see the benefit," Pierce said.Assembly member Wayne Ogle proposed to amend Pierce's proposed cuts to reduce the development district, the development center and the marketing...
Assembly debates compensation at length

...the members are going to give up health insurance, they should receive a higher monthly allowance.Assembly members Wayne Ogle and Charlie Pierce agreed with most of Johnson's points."I think it's time to shift," Pierce said. "I think...
Assembly lowers threshold for voters to change sales tax rate, postpones vote on by-mail elections

...consider the ordinance; the assembly needs to listen to the voters.If there is a funding crisis, assembly member Wayne Ogle said voters can consider that and he doesn't think there will be a problem to get 60 percent of voters to pass a sales...


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