With a 5-4 vote, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly passed an ordinance at its Tuesday meeting to ask voters on the Oct. 7 ballot if a borough-wide bed tax should be implemented.
But that could change.
After assembly president Hal Smalley announced the ordinance passed — assembly members Kelly Wolf, Mako Haggerty, Charlie Pierce and Wayne Ogle voted against the ordinance — Wolf gave notice of reconsideration of the vote.
By KAYLEE OSOWSKI
Gov. Sean Parnell named the members of the Municipal Advisory Gas Project Review Board last week.
Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will serve on the board, which aims to discuss potential impacts of the proposed Alaska Pipeline Project to Alaska boroughs and cities.
With Nikiski as the top choice for the LNG plant and terminal, Navarre said possible changes in tax structuring would impact the borough.
An Anchor Point woman charged with attempted murder in a July 2012 Sterling Highway shooting involving an Alaska Wildlife Trooper pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of assault in the third degree, as well as other charges, at a change of plea hearing in Superior Court at the Kenai Courthouse Wednesday, June 26.
The day before his trial was set to begin in Homer, a 53-year-old man accused of kidnapping, armed assault, robbery and burglary has accepted a plea deal dismissing those felony charges.