321,271 ballots were counted in Alaska in the 2016 General Election. 60.77% of Alaskan voters turned out for this year’s election.
The Nome City Council selected a new city clerk, rejected an overhaul facelift for city hall, and questioned a recent vehicle procurement by the Nome Police Department.
The chief says he’ll continue focusing on “community policing” and look at consolidating Nome’s police department with the city’s volunteer fire and ambulance operations.
Residents showed up in force Monday night to sound off on everything from rising utility rates to the final draft of the city’s long-gestating marijuana laws.
City clerk Tom Moran and Chip Leeper, the head of Nome Parks and Recreation, were the only two candidates interviewed by the city council for the city manager job.
As new noise, firearm, and marijuana ordinances are readied for public consumption, the city council is preparing to interview two candidates for the city manager job.
Approving the city utility’s annual fuel purchase, Nome’s City Council now has to find a new candidate for city manager.
The shack next to the city’s ice skating rink will be partly demolished after an electrical fire on Wednesday night.
Vacant properties, business “grandfathering,” and annexation were among the topics addressed during joint work sessions of the city council and planning commission last week.
With the orange fence down and the square now open, city crews are moving on to the second phase of the renovation: making room for a new playground.