Monthly Archives: September 2012
"Today is a point in time when Sitka needs a mayor that will look at all the possibilities for economic growth, and be creative and open to new ideas. When we bring people together and build on the assets that we have, we can do a great deal to grow and build an economy that works today and in the future."
The city should put about 25 percent of a property known as the Benchlands out for bid. That was the recommendation heard at a work session Thursday between the Sitka Assembly and an ad-hoc committee formed to draft options for the land.
John Hays is the adopted father of 15 children, all of whom were prenatally exposed to alcohol. Since then, he and his wife have worked to learn all they can about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, and how to help the children who are affected.
City to pursue $4M grant for Blue Lake cost. Assembly looks to committee for Benchlands options. Alabama woman's donation to make big difference for Fine Arts Camp. Could Petersburg get a lumber mill?
"As mayor, I would work with the people of Sitka to explore every idea for making Sitka a better place to live in all aspects. I would work hard to make Sitka's government an open and respectful entity. I would also work with the state, the legislature, the U.S. Congress and industry groups to improve Sitka's economy."