public hearings are scheduled for tonight's regular meeting of the Kodiak Island
Borough Assembly; one on a proposed rezoning along Spruce Cape Road, the other
is on a package of mid-year updates to the borough's budget.
up is the rezoning, which deals with the parcel of land that runs from the
wastewater treatment plant to Cutoff Road and bounded by Rezanof Drive on the
north, and Spruce Cape Road on the south. The Kodiak Island Borough Planning
and Zoning Commission recommends rezoning the area from R-1 to R-2. In its
report the commission said the location, access to roads and utilities, and its
compact configuration makes it an appropriate to change to the heavier density
second public hearing concerns changes to the borough's budget to account for
things that have come up that weren't accounted for when the assembly passed
its budget in the summer.
of those items include an increase of $500,000 for Baranof Park Improvements, a
number of school related projects, and 50-percent of the cost of a fisheries
consultant-which is another item on tonight's agenda.
assembly will consider a two-year contract with fisheries consultant Denby
Lloyd that the city and borough will split the cost of. The contract is for $4,000
month plus reasonable travel expenses. The total will be split 50/50 with the
city. Lloyd is a former commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
borough assembly meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. in the borough assembly chambers. KMXT
will broadcast the meeting live.