Tag Archives: transient population in Kodiak

City Addresses Constitutional Concerns in Management of Transient Population Downtown

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The city has run into a roadblock in managing the transient population downtown, especially in the mall area, where business owners have complained of aggressive behavior or harassment. The city council passed an ordinance last year aimed at regulating that behavior. It implemented fines and other consequences for activities like loitering, obstruction of pedestrians or cars, and panhandling. …

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Brother Francis Shelter Provides Another Year of Turkey and Pie

Blueberry pie. mgstanton / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT Brother Francis Shelter will host its annual Thanksgiving dinner feast for those in need this week. Shelter executive director Monte Hawver says the Spouse’s Association organizes the dinner and the shelter staff serves it. The meal is available for those who don’t have their own table to sit down at. “Some of ‘em …

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Council Considers Travel Fund for Downtown Transient Population

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Tuesday night at its work session, the Kodiak City Council consulted the Brother Frances Shelter about how to help the transient population downtown and improve the community at the same time. Executive Director Monty Hawver sat on one side of the table with Mayor Pat Branson on the opposite side, and she asked him to share his experiences …

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