Subdivision made easier

...subdivisions into a single chapter. Since then, the CDD has had two different directors and planners have come and gone. The city manager changed and so did the city attorney. And though the ordinance passed by the Assembly Monday didn't fit all of the...
Northwest fire crews hope for a break in the weather

...cause of the blaze wasn't immediately clear. There also was no immediately reliable estimate for its size, Kodiak City Manager Aimee Kniaziowski told the station.Police said the library had burned down and some properties had been destroyed...
Regional News
To fight housing costs, city looks at tax breaks for subdivision and renovation

...members said is too long, is likely necessary for development due to Juneau's short construction season.Deputy City Manager Rob Steedle will write draft ordinances taking into concern the committee members' comments. Steedle said he is unsure...
Mayor creates city manager hiring committee

...director with the hiring of a new city manager, he wrote in a memo to Assembly members.Current City Manager Kim Kiefer announced earlier this...decided they will advertise the city manager position statewide, but will also...
City manager Kiefer announces her retirement

City and Borough of Juneau City Manager Kim Kiefer will retire at the end...will be leaving my position as city manager effective December 31, 2015...take part in the search for a new city manager. Kiefer also said starting at...
Stimson docks in Kodiak after 17 years in Dutch Harbor

...the Aleutians won't take a hit, even though the Stimson is now about 600 miles southeast of Dutch Harbor.Unalaska City Manager Chris Hladick told reporters early this year that budgetary constraints have made it impossible to keep the 156-foot...
Mallott ejects elections director

...long. Mallott's office announced Monday that Nome City Manager Josephine "Josie" Bahnke will assume the role starting...Richardson said of Bahnke. "She has a lot of experience as city manager and running a staff of over 55 and over 50 volunteers...
State | Local
New director chosen for Alaska Division of Elections

...seemed like a good time to bring on a new director. She noted that it's Mallott's prerogative to make a change in leadership. Mallott oversees state elections.Fenumiai will be replaced by Nome city manager Josie Bahnke (BANK'-ee).
Pro-flag petition gains support, but targets wrong audience

...flying over Egan Drive."The Assembly took no stand on this issue, and it has not had anything to do with this," City Manager Kim Kiefer said. Friends of the Flags, a non-profit group that exists solely to put up and take down the flags each...
Bankrupt oil company wants payments back

...explain these preferential payments should be returned so that funds can be distributed to creditors proportionately.City Manager Katie Koester says the city attorney will file a response.Letter recipients argue payments were not preferential but...


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