Island Borough Assembly will fill two seats on the Solid Waste Advisory Board
at tonight’s meeting. Mayor Jerome Selby makes the appointments, but the
assembly must approve them.
five residents seeking the two positions, four of whom were interviewed briefly
by the assembly at its work session last week. They were Mary Forbes, Cindy
Harrington, Laurie Murdock and Nick Troxell. Marjorie Kelly is the fifth
applicant. Another applicant, Steven Honnold, withdrew his name from
seats are for a little over one year and two years in length, respectively.
Both expire on December 31st – one in 2009, and the other in 2010.
The seats on the SWAB became vacant with the resignations recently of Bill
Hinkle, who is leaving town, and Dan Rohrer.
lines of solid waste, a six-month recycling contract with Threshold Services in
the amount of about 115-thousand dollars will be up for consideration. The base
rate will be the same as the current contract in the amount of 9-thousand
dollars per month for the first 30-thousand pounds of material, and 15-cents
per pound after that.
contract that needs assembly approval is for the concept design of a new Fish
and Game headquarters on Near Island. The borough received
one-and-a-half-million dollars from the state this year to design the new
facility, but this first contract with E-C-I-Hyer will only be for
89-thousand-700-dollars. Contracts for further architectural and engineering
services will come before the assembly as needed.
assembly may also appropriate money for a public information campaign regarding
Ballot Measure Number 1, which would exempt borough assemblymembers and other
officials from the new financial disclosure forms required by the state. If
passed in October, borough officials would file the older form with the borough
be a public hearing over the rezoning 20 acres of land in Bell’s Flats in the
Russian Creek Subdivision from business to Rural Residential. The Planning and
Zoning Commission had previously given its approval to rezoning the four
scheduled for tonight is the quarterly report from the Alaska Aerospace
Development Corporation, which was cancelled last month.
begins at 7:30 in the assembly chambers, and will be broadcast live here on