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Fairbanks approves $1M in pipeline legal fees

...our valuation was just adopted by the taxpayer, we wouldn't have to go through this expense."Borough Attorney Rene Broker said the borough has been awarded about 40 percent of its lawyer fees in the rulings.The Alaska Supreme Court in May...
Rewrite of Fairbanks truancy rules draws parent criticism

...subsequent violations."It's the difference between a full legal case and a traffic ticket," borough attorney Rene Broker said.More than a dozen parents attended the meeting. They expressed concerns that the new truancy rules would interfere...
Assessment panel appointments raise questions

...important to give others the chance to serve."The appointments are subject to legislative confirmation.Borough attorney Rene Broker said the borough is worried about getting a fair hearing on how the pipeline should be taxed - "in front of someone...
Probe of missing Miller e-mails ends

...employer's investigation into e-mails that were gone from his inbox when he resigned in 2009. Borough Attorney Rene Broker told The Associated Press on Monday that Miller indicated he'd given the borough the records he had. She said she...
Domestic politics: Fairbanks Assembly tries meeting at home

...prevents more than three Assembly members to gather in one place without notifying the public, said borough attorney Rene Broker. This is the second time two Assembly members, Bonnie Williams and Garry Hutchison, have been part of an unpublicized...
Miller releases Fairbanks resignation letter

...released by the campaign. The letter also refers to "significant differences of opinion" between he and borough attorney Rene Broker when it comes to North Haven Communities, a semi-private housing manager on Fort Wainwright that has battled the...
Fairbanks borough considers pipeline appeal

...Alaska Supreme Court. The pipeline owners are the biggest property taxpayers in the Fairbanks borough. Borough Attorney Rene Broker is asking local leaders for approval to file a separate appeal on a portion of the ruling that the borough lost, according...
Northwest Digest

...borough. "It's a disagreement about statutory interpretation of replacement costs," said Fairbanks borough attorney Rene Broker. Earlier this year, the state petroleum property assessor dropped the value of the pipeline and its associated properties...
City picks up three awards

...include Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan, who won Elected Official of the Year, Fairbanks North Star Borough attorney Ann Rene Broker, who won Municipal Employee of the Year, and former Assembly member for the Kenai Peninsula Borough, Pete Sprague...
Miller faces deadline to respond to borough

...labeled the inquiry harassing. The borough claims Miller's inbox was emptied when he resigned. Borough attorney Rene Broker said last week that about 15,000 e-mails had been recovered but she wasn't sure if there were others yet to be...


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