When paired with a $1.3 million grant from the Rasmuson Foundation, the Richard Foster Building has most—but not all—of its funding needs met.
A Nome City Council work session about a controversial contract was canceled after legal advice the council has no say in deciding zoning ordinances.
If you’ve wandered past Nome’s Anvil City Square in the last few days, you may have noticed some new orange fencing.
Plans for Nome’s new museum and library in the proposed Richard Foster Building will move ahead, with pilings set to be in the ground by this fall.
Today, the city manager’s office is meeting with members of Kawerak about a $3.2 million funding gap for Nome’s proposed Richard Foster Building.
Months of budget battles concluded last night with the final passage of funding for the city, schools, and capital projects.
Last night, in front of a packed crowd, the Common Council voted in a budget for Nome Public Schools that keeps funding flat from last year.
The high cost of living in Nome may get just a bit higher for residents. With just a few weeks left to balance the city budget and allot funds to Nome Public Schools, the common council held a work session Thursday to look for ways to raise money.
For three hours yesterday, the Nome Common Council waded through budget requests from three different public groups—the school, the city, and the utility board. By the end, nobody was happy, and three extra work sessions were scheduled to hammer out details.
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