Nome’s City Council has certified this week’s election, confirming all early winners.
With the polls closed and preliminary results in, it looks like Nome will be saying “Hello Central” to a new mayor — and to new members of the school board, City Council, and the Norton Sound Economic Development Council.
City Council Seat C: Tobin Sees a ‘Burst’ of Arctic Attention, Incumbent Pomeranz Focuses on Cost of Living
Nome’s port, new museum, and future expansion are the focus of the two candidates for Nome City Council Seat C.
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 constitutionality of Nome’s draft marijuana laws gave way to calls for visitors—and investors—for the city’s hopes at a deep-draft Arctic port.
Vacant properties, business “grandfathering,” and annexation were among the topics addressed during joint work sessions of the city council and planning commission last week.
The Nome City Council is considering a drop in property taxes, down to 11 mills, a tax break valued at more than $275,000.
Amid discussions of the still-forming city marijuana laws, the Nome City Council also approved an electricity rate hike and operating budget for the city utility.
On budget with the city’s new museum, library, and cultural center, the City Council addressed the utility’s loans before discussing how to spend an NSEDC donation and how to eventually deal with legal marijuana sales.
As the holidays approach, work is again moving forward with our studios expansion and renovation project, The Tom and Florence Busch Digital Studios.