voters will decide on the school bond issue. Thursday night the Kodiak Island
Borough Assembly voted 6 to 0 to place two school bond issues before voters in
October. One of the bonds to go on the ballot is 12 point 5 million dollars for
school district-wide deferred maintenance projects. The other bond issue is for
the sale of bonds to renovate and add on to Kodiak High School.
The ordinance, if passed, would approve close to 80 million dollars in bond
sales with 60 percent of those funds reimbursable by the state of Alaska.
last Thursday night’s agenda was a public hearing on the two ordinances and assembly
members heard from a cross section of the public in favor of renovating the
High School. Some of those speaking during the hearing were recent and future
graduates of Kodiak High.
the public comments the assembly members had the opportunity to speak to the
issue. Dave Kaplan and Pat Bronson had these comments:
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Assembly passed both measures by votes of 6 to 0 which means the two ordinances
will appear on the ballot of the October 6, 2009 Regular Borough
pointed out at last Thursday meeting that there is no overlap between the two
ordinances, meaning that the two bond measures are separate and serve different