This week on the Mayor's Minute podcast, Matanuska-Susitna Borough Mayor Larry DeVilbiss gives an update on the recent Assembly meeting. Among the topics:
1) Manager report on Port Mac Rail 2) Veto on Racetrack regulations 3) Animal Care fee schedule 4) a code change on Board appointments 5) PERS legs 6) constitutional voter initiative 7) State money for PERS 8) Credit Card Processing 9) Commuter Rail 10) Iditarod Restart
This week on the Mayor's Minute podcast, Matanuska-Susitna Borough Mayor Larry DeVilbiss gives an overview of last night's Assembly meeting. Among the topics:
several contracts for road projects including Caswell Lakes Road upgrade, S. Big Lake Road, Knik River Road, Beverly Lake, the trail along the Glenn Highway near Sutton; also fish culverts; a new phone system for the Borough, winter sand & chips, state priorities, recycling center funding, and an executive session on the M/V Susitna.
This week on the Mayor's Minute podcast, Matanuska-Susitna Borough Mayor Larry DeVilbiss highlights the groundbreaking ceremony for Port MacKenzie Rail with the Governor, a veto on the budget, property tax exemptions for seniors and disabled veterans, and a new townsite coming into being.
This Mayor's Minute is not for the faint of heart, says Borough Mayor Larry DeVilbiss. It's 30 minutes of talk, amendment by amendment, for 43 amendments. It gives you insight into the minutiae of budget making. The Borough's comprehensive $418+ Million budget was adopted this week.
This week on the Mayor's Minute podcast, Matanuska-Susitna Borough Mayor Larry DeVilbiss discusses Tuesday night's regular Assembly meeting, including a new land classification to create Sunshine Creek Park, a land swap with the State for Borough lands near Nancy Lake in exchange for State lands near the future Port Mac Rail Extension; new rooftops for three Borough schools, a bridge replacement bid award for Sullivan Ave, and the Borough becoming the first Purple Heart Borough in Alaska.
This week on the Mayor's Minute, Matanuska-Susitna Borough Mayor Larry DeVilbiss talks about this week's Assembly meeting. Among the topics: State Labor Economist Neal Fried and his take on the MAT-SU, budget work, amendments to the multi-family ordinance, Assembly Member Ron Arvin's absence, construction management services for the many road projects, a special forest zone for the wood-fired boiler at Su Valley High, a pipeline easement at Port MacKenzie.
This week on the Mayor's Minute podcast, Matanuska-Susitna Borough Mayor Larry DeVilbiss discusses proposed changes to the process for adoption of natural gas LIDs, his Jim Creek motorized plan "veto", and Animal Care Board issues.
This week on the Mayor's Minute, Matanuska-Susitna Borough Mayor Larry DeVilbiss gives a recap of last night's Assembly meeting.
Here's the subjects: The Jim Creek Motorized Master Plan, a postponed Multi-family ordinance, forest management, a withdrawn school site for Palmer, the Susitna Ferry, the MAT-SU Gateway Visitor Center, a park for Willow, mayoral appointments; and the passing of some dear community leaders.
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MAT-SU—Mayor Larry DeVilbiss of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough gives highlights of last night's Assembly meeting and its 1,000-page plus packet. Among the topics: $53.8 million in road construction projects coming this summer in the Borough, the Willow Historic Preservation Plan, term limits extended for the LEPC and the Fish & Wildlife Commission, two new town sites being established, the Susitna ferry, the Canyon Creek Coal resolution, tall towers, a design for the Talkeetna Library, deputies for Fire and Public Works, and the approved contract with the MAT-SU Borough Employee Association.