Tag Archives: Alaska Municipal League

Alaska Municipal League predicts up to $250 million hit to local government revenues

The Alaska Municipal League is predicting the COVID-19 pandemic will incur between 200 and 250 million dollars in expenditures by local governments. AML calculated another 200 to 250 million dollar impact to municipal revenues, with the loss of tourism and other impacted industries. Federal money from the two trillion dollar CARES Act, passed last month, is expected to offset some …

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Kodiak Assemblymen and Councilmen Travel to Meet with Other State Leaders

Kayla Desroches/KMXT There aren’t any Kodiak Island Borough Assembly or Kodiak City Council meetings this week, but that doesn’t mean a week off for local government. The city and borough clerks and members of both the elected bodies flew to Anchorage this week to attend the annual government conference of the Alaska Municipal League. AML consists of municipal representatives from …

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Assembly Passes Resolution Asking for Stop to Fishery Cuts

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly passed a resolution last night at its regular meeting asking the Alaska Legislature and Governor Bill Walker not to make any more cuts to the fisheries budget. Assemblywoman Rebecca Skinner, who wrote the motion, said the resolution originated in the Kodiak Fisheries Work Group. She said this year budget cuts have already prevented …

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