The Planning Commission presented the City Council with an ordinance that would require all vacant properties to be registered and maintained.
The 2016 Port Tariff originally included a rate hike of 10%. After an outpouring of public comments, the City Council removed the rate hike from the tariff.
If the City Council passes the 2016 Port Tariff, users of Nome’s port will see their rates raised by 10 percent.
The Port of Nome only has $32,000 to keep itself afloat, and commissioners are concerned about an unexpected emergency.
The Richard Foster Building is set to open its doors in the very near future, with just a few punch list items left to take care of.
The Port Commission’s rainy day fund is shrinking, while potential maintenance issues loom on the horizon.
Nome’s City Council passed skeletal legislation for the sale of commercial marijuana within city limits.
This year, the City Council received 22 proposals. The funding requests add up to almost $290,000 — nearly double the donation available.
At this month’s meeting, the City Council discussed the avenues and obstacles to commercial marijuana in Nome.
Nome’s Port Commission and City Council are focused on the future of the port, despite the state’s economic challenges.