Through a resolution, Nome’s City Council could determine how much money it’s going to contribute to Nome Public Schools this year.
Councilman Gerald Brown’s motion to table the snow and ice ordinance passed unanimously. All new ordinances on the agenda also passed on to the second reading phase, including one authorizing the City to purchase property from Arctic Gold Mining.
Following the conclusion of the work session, the Nome City Council will determine the fate of an ordinance which would require property owners within city limits to remove snow and ice from public sidewalks that are adjacent to their properties.
Before adjourning the meeting, multiple people present in Council Chambers weighed in on the memorandum of agreement between NVAD, the City, and NSHC. This new agreement officially begins on May 1st.
An ordinance failed during Monday night’s Common Council meeting that would have required all candidates running for City office to have no debts owed to the City of Nome.
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.
In Friday’s news: Alaska Oil and Gas Association suing over federal decision to list Arctic bearded seals as threatened; Coast Guard Rear Admiral Tom Ostebo traveling to…