night's Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meeting, several contracts were approved
with local non-profits that provide services to the borough.
contracts with the Kodiak Island Convention and Visitors Bureau, Kodiak Chamber
of Commerce and Threshold Services were all approved unanimously.
Jerome Selby explained the value of the economic development services the
-- (Borough 1 39 sec "The Kodiak Chamber of ... here on Kodiak Island as
the economic development specialist at the chamber thanked the assembly for its
-- (Borough 2 9 sec "With your support we are confident ... you for your
Borough Manager Bud Cassidy pointed out that at $43,000 the chamber contract is
actually $2,000 less than last year's. The contract with the KICVB is for
$65,000, and is funded out of the borough's bed tax.
vote on the contract with Threshold Services, Solid Waste Advisory Committee
Chairman Nick Szabo addressed the assembly about the "Three-Rs" of sustainability:
-- (Borough 3 24 sec "In the diversion process ... re-use station at the land
the mayor if there could be a discussion about the re-use station with the new
borough manager and the new environmental specialist once they are settled in.
Mike Patterson has been hired as the solid waste manager and environmental
specialist. The assembly is still looking for a new borough manager.
Mel Stephens suggested getting feedback from others who have implemented re-use
-- (Borough 4 34 sec "I think what he is talking about ... worked. Or didn't
contract with Threshold is for $210,000 during the next fiscal year, though the
borough will share in the income from the sale of valuable recyclables. It will
be for 10 percent this year and 15 percent for each year the contract is