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Mayor Richard Beneville signing resolutions after a City Council meeting Photo: Margaret DeMaioribus/KNOM (2016).

Resolution on Taxi License Transfers Fails After Long Deliberations

“The City Council shall determine… the maximum number of taxi cabs to be licensed for commercial purposes within the City. It doesn’t say anything about the licenses becoming a property right,” Councilman Brown stated about the resolution to transfer three taxi licenses from EZ Cab to Mr. Kab. The resolution failed during Monday’s City Council meeting.

Bar graph with budget figures for the City of Nome.

Nome City Council Discusses FY ’16 Budget Ordinances

Nome City Councilman Matt Culley mentioned that it’s “not bad” to be spending $150,000 less than what the budget planned for when the total budget amount is over $11 million. More discussion and voting on seven ordinances amending Nome budgets will occur at the next City Council meeting.

The City Council met to approve its fuel loan agreement with NJUS .

Fuel Loan for NJUS Signed During Special Session

The City will provide NJUS with up to 4.6 million dollars at an interest rate of 2.68 percent per year to pay back their fuel loan with Wells Fargo. The first supply of 2.2 million gallons of fuel will be brought to the Nome Port by Vitus Marine between July 20th and 25th.

Nome Mayor Richard Beneville signs six resolutions at City Council Meeting on June 27, 2016. Photo: Margaret DeMaioribus/KNOM

Nome Visitors Center Contract Approved

City Manager Tom Moran weighed in on the operation of the Nome Visitors Center, saying, “I think the issue is with getting people to Nome, I think maybe they are doing a less than perfect job of that, but when people get to Nome, they are doing a very good job catering to their needs.”

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