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“Minimized Development” plan for Near Island development advanced to public hearing

The Borough Assembly voted last night to advance the “minimized development” version of the City of Kodiak’s Near Island Development Plan to a public hearing at the next assembly meeting. A view from the South End Trail on Near Island. (Photo by Kavitha George/KMXT) Development plans for Near Island have been the works for several years now. In 2017, the …

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Kodiak’s City Council Discusses the Near Island Development Plan

Mitch Borden/KMXT A representative of DOWL engineering presented an update on the Near Island Development Plan to the Kodiak City Council at last night’s work session. DOWL gave them a general overview of the plan including how it began, the process it’s gone through, and its recommended land usage plan. Once the presentation was finished, the council began their discussion …

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Near Island Development Plan Up for Public Comment

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Near Island Development Plan will determine which parts of the island are zoned for development and which for recreational use, and the public comment period closes next week. The City of Kodiak contracted with DOWL engineering to design the plan. Since last year, DOWL has been meeting with the community and the council to hear and incorporate …

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