An ordinance that would have amended City code to include ice removal along with snow removal on City sidewalks was in the second reading phase when Councilman Gerald Brown suggested limiting the ordinance to specific areas. After rejecting that motion, the Council then deliberated on the matter of “junk motor vehicles.”
Through a resolution, Nome’s City Council could determine how much money it’s going to contribute to Nome Public Schools this year.
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.
Nome’s City Council discussed how to deal with declining revenue at its mid-day work session Thursday.
The Nome City Council is considering a drop in property taxes, down to 11 mills, a tax break valued at more than $275,000.
In Thursday’s news: Several villages and dozens of boats protest subsistence fishing closures along the Kuskokwim; Small plane crash north of the Brooks Range injures 3;…