Tag Archives: Kodiak City Council

Kodiak City Council gets a preview of what the state legislature will focus on in 2018

Alaska State Capitol. (Photo by Mark Hogan/Flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT Kodiak’s State Senator, Gary Stevens, and State Representative Louise Stutes visited the Kodiak City Council at its work session on Tuesday (1/9). They were there to give the council an update of what the legislature will focus on in its upcoming session. It didn’t seem like a surprise to anyone when Senator ... Read More »

Kodiak may ban plastic shopping bags later this year

Single-use plastic shopping bags on the street. (Photo by Velkr0/Flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT It’s looking like some plastic shopping bags will be banned in Kodiak this year. At the Kodiak City Council work session last night, the council heard an update on the proposed embargo from members of the Kodiak Island Borough Solid Waste Advisory Board. The possible ban would make ... Read More »

City Council set to discuss banning certain plastic bags in Kodiak

Mitch Borden/KMXT The Kodiak City Council is holding a work session tonight, and it looks like it’s going to be a busy one. According to the meeting agenda, the council will discuss its proposed FY 2019 state capital improvement program list with the region’s state representative, Louise Stutes, and state senator, Gary Stevens. It’ll also hear an update about a ... Read More »

Local fishermen may soon be able to sell fish from their boats

Fishing fishing boats moored in Kodiak. ( Photo by James Brookes/Flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT At its last regular meeting, the Kodiak city council advanced an ordinance, that would allow fishermen to sell their catch to customers directly from their vessels, to its second reading. If passed the ordinance would allow the harbormaster to issue permits to fishermen that’d let them sell ... Read More »

Kodiak City Council Raises Sales Tax Cap

Kodiak city council deliberating. (Photo by Mitch Borden/KMXT) Mitch Borden/KMXT At its regular meeting on Thursday night, the Kodiak city council heard testimony from community members on whether it should or shouldn’t raise the city’s sales tax cap from $750 to $3,000. And then voted on it. For months, the Kodiak city council has been discussing raising the city’s maximum ... Read More »

Council discusses annexation at its work session

The City of Kodiak sign at the Kodiak Island Borough Building. (Photo by Mitch Borden/KMXT) Mitch Borden/KMXT At the Kodiak City Council’s work session last night, deputy city manager Matt Van Daele presented information about the city annexing land outside its limits. The area discussed includes Service District Area Number 1 and Fire Protection Area Number 1. The city is ... Read More »

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