(1514) stories found containing 'haines borough assembly'

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 By Natalie Helms    News    February 16, 2017 

Appeal filed against hauling Skyline rock

The Haines Borough Planning Commission granted Southeast Roadbuilders a conditional use permit Feb. 9 to excavate 7,500 cubic yards of rock near the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 16, 2017 

Borough looks at shipping its trash

An idea to cut the municipality’s solid waste bill in half is going to the Haines Borough’s Solid Waste Working Group. Interim Borough Manager...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 16, 2017 

Assembly to mull state tax issues

Should the Haines Borough take a position on a statewide sales tax or a state income tax? The borough assembly will meet as a committee 4 p.m....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 16, 2017 

Borough, DA won't pursue Turner claim

Neither the state district attorney nor the Haines Borough will investigate a complaint that the assembly acted improperly when it voted against...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 16, 2017 

Assembly hears idea to move visitor center

The Haines Borough Assembly this week heard a proposal to move the Visitor Information Center from the aging log structure at Second Avenue near...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 16, 2017 

Leaders respond to Facebook page

A private Facebook page came under fire at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly meeting. Two assembly members were critical of “Haines Rant and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 16, 2017 

Planners question, OK Lutak option

Two engineers on the Haines Borough Planning Commission were skeptical about construction elements of a $37.4 million design to refurbish Lutak Dock,...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 9, 2017

Crowd Rallies against recreation map plan

The future of mapping winter recreation sites in the Haines Borough was uncertain after more than 100 residents turned out Tuesday to criticize the...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 9, 2017

Harbor group likes $37 million option

The Haines Borough’s Port and Harbor Advisory Committee on Feb. 2 endorsed a $37.3 million Lutak Dock rebuild option. It’s a variation of a $32...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 9, 2017

Studley Loses case

The Alaska Supreme Court last month rejected a former Haines Borough candidate’s claims that he had to keep confidential his financial earnings....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 9, 2017

KHNS seeks comments

The Alaska Supreme Court last month rejected a former Haines Borough candidate’s claims that he had to keep confidential his financial earnings....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 9, 2017

Code group decides priorities

The Haines Borough Code Review Commission set minor offenses – the catalyst for the group’s formation – as its third priority as it begins to...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 2, 2017

Assembly takes up taxes, cuts

Haines Borough Assembly members voiced support for reducing or eliminating dedication of sales taxes, and pursuing new alcohol, tobacco and marijuana...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 2, 2017

Lapham complaint heads to DA

Fifteen Haines residents recently filed a complaint with the Haines Borough on behalf of Diana Lapham, who applied for, but wasn’t appointed to the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

Commission recommends state pay police for time

The Haines Borough’s Public Safety Commission unanimously recommended Monday that the municipality pursue billing the Alaska State Troopers to...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

District expects $490K budget hole

The Haines School Board reviewed a “bleak” 2018 budget draft for the first time at a workshop Tuesday. Next year’s budget appears to be about $4...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 26, 2017

Assembly extends lobbyist's hire

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to keep lobbyist Bill Thomas on the job until June, to advertise for a permanent borough manager in Alaska...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

Policing beyond townsite at issue

Should the Haines Borough raise taxes in outlying areas to pay its police officers for responding to emergencies outside the townsite? That’s an...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

Committee proposes alternatives to heli-ski map group

The Haines Borough Assembly’s commerce committee weighed options for the future of the Heliski Map Committee – including eliminating it all...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 26, 2017

Workers' survey results mixed

A recent survey of Haines Borough employees found workers like their jobs and coworkers but are dissatisfied with overall compensation and critical of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 19, 2017

Work to start on waterfront park, trail

A Juneau design firm that has built interpretive trails throughout the region will come to Haines early next week for two community meetings about...

 

Manager vote violated borough charter

At the Jan. 10 meeting, the mayor broke a 3 to 3 assembly tie to select an interim manager from two available applicants. This decision violated the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Code review commission may start with minor offenses

The Haines Borough’s new Code Review Commission will look for guidance from the assembly and the public on what area of code it should tackle...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Waste group puzzles over roles in developing plan

The Haines Borough’s Solid Waste Working Group on Monday brainstormed topics to be addressed in a municipal management plan, and pondered a working...

 

Senior Facility seeks loan

The Haines Borough Assembly last week referred to its Finance Committee a request from the Haines Senior Village for a $350,000, low-interest loan...

 

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