landfill, money for rebuilding the high school voc-ed facility, and money for
paving roads in the service districts are right at the top of the borough's
proposed Capital Improvements Projects list for next year.
borough's CIP list is on tonight's (Thursday's) regular assembly meeting agenda.
Maggie Wall has more.
-- (Boro Preview 2:24 SOC)
Island Borough Assembly is looking ahead to next year's legislative session and
what they are going to ask the state to fund.
tonight's regular meeting, the assembly will consider approving a Capital
Improvement Projects list for the 2012.
Top on the
list is the landfill expansion project, followed by the high school vocational
technical renovation, with service area paving rounding out the top three.
is asking the state to fund $10 million of the $13.65 million dollar landfill
lateral expansion project. The borough projects that the current landfill site
will be full within two years making the expansion project vital with a
deadline fast approaching.
is also asking the state to pitch in $15.5 million toward the high school
renovation project - this money specifically designated to renovate the Voc-Ed
space which was built in 1966 and is obsolete.
item the borough is requesting funds for is to fund the bulk of a number of
residential road paving projects in the various road service areas. The
projects are estimated to cost $5 million and the borough is asking the state
for $4 million of it.
on the borough's CIP list include highway lighting between the city and the
base, a pedestrian and bike trail from Deadman's Curve out to the base and
upgrades at Mill Bay
Beach and the two parks in Womens Bay.
item on the 8-item list is an emergency generator for the Bayside Fire Station.
business, the assembly will also hold three zoning related public hearings at
tonight's regular assembly meeting.
Two of them
relate to what is expected to become one parcel out at Middle Bay,
and the other deals with the old teacher housing in Akhiok.
public hearing deals with rezoning the land the old Akhiok teacherage house
finally, the assembly is slated to hold an Executive Session near the end of
the meeting to discuss matters involving negotiations with IBEW, a labor
organization that represents borough employees.
Comments are taken near the beginning of the meeting and near the end.
broadcast tonight's meeting which begins at 7:30 in the Assembly Chambers.
Improvements Priority List for 2012 Leg Session