of the Kodiak City Council are following in the footsteps of the borough
assembly and are using government-issued laptop computers on which to conduct
city business. The assembly got laptops last year, and now receives their
meeting packets electronically.
while the assembly did not get a boost in pay for internet access, the council
is moving toward having the city pay for their connection.
, as explained by City
Manager Aimee Kniaziowski (kenya-zz'off-ski):
-- (City Internet 19 sec "In
order to receive ... for each service.")
be 600-dollars a year more for each councilmember who requests the internet
service, more than doubling the 575-dollar stipend each already receives.
Jack Maker said electronic delivery of city documents and communications is
just a sign of the times:
-- (City Internet 2 49 sec "We're
getting away from ... we use it every day.")
introduced the Internet payment ordinance by a five-to-zero vote. It will come
back before the council for a final vote at its next regular meeting on June 25th.