The final fiscal year 2018 budget was drafted on the 11th, with the final approval from the board due by the end of the month.
Members of the school board, along with parents and staff, asked the City Council to consider increasing funding to the school to help combat this year’s round of budget cuts.
“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.
Before tonight’s regular meeting of the Nome Common Council at 7:00pm, a work session will be held to discuss a potential low income housing project in Nome. By the end of the regular meeting, Mayor Beneville is expected to appoint Raeshawndra C. Jett to the planning commission.
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.”
Two resolutions are up for a vote tonight at the Nome City Council meeting – municipal funding for the Nome School District and a proposed increase in the 2016 mill rate.
The City Council will hold its first reading of the port proposal on Monday and finalize the budget by June 13.
Nome’s City Council discussed how to deal with declining revenue at its mid-day work session Thursday.
Along with being registered, all vacant structures must be free of junk, graffiti, and properly boarded up.
This week, the Nome City Council began discussion on the city’s proposed vacant structure registry.