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Resolution on Taxi License Transfers Fails After Long Deliberations

Mayor Richard Beneville signing resolutions after a City Council meeting Photo: Margaret DeMaioribus/KNOM (2016).

“The City Council shall determine… the maximum number of taxi cabs to be licensed for commercial purposes within the City. It doesn’t say anything about the licenses becoming a property right,” Councilman Brown stated about the resolution to transfer three taxi licenses from EZ Cab to Mr. Kab. The resolution failed during Monday’s City Council meeting.

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Nome Visitors Center Contract Approved

Nome Mayor Richard Beneville signs six resolutions at City Council Meeting on June 27, 2016. Photo: Margaret DeMaioribus/KNOM

City Manager Tom Moran weighed in on the operation of the Nome Visitors Center, saying, “I think the issue is with getting people to Nome, I think maybe they are doing a less than perfect job of that, but when people get to Nome, they are doing a very good job catering to their needs.”

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