City Council will hold a special meeting tonight in the borough conference room
to approve next year's budget.
are no public hearings slated, there is a public comment period scheduled just
before the budget vote.
report to the council, City Manager Aimee Kniaziowski said the proposed budget
for the coming fiscal year has been challenging. While spending less money than
the current year, it will provide the same level of service to city residents.
the city is projecting total revenues-no counting those for capital projects-of
$34.6 million, which is down roughly seven percent below the current year's
expense side, salaries, wages and benefits for employees are the single largest
expense, accounting for 41 percent of the proposed Fiscal Year 2013 budget.
budget will take effect July 1.
business, the council will consider adopting the 2012 Comprehensive Economic
Development Strategy which is used to enhance Kodiak's economic growth and
Also up for
consideration tonight is the economic development contract with the Kodiak
Chamber of Commerce and the tourism development contract with the Kodiak Island
Convention and Visitor's Bureau.
and the City of Kodiak
usually split the costs of the two annual contracts with the organizations.
council meets at 7:30 in the borough conference room, which is downstairs in
the borough building.