Sitka budget calls for utility rate increases
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The City and Borough of Sitka’s 2015 draft budget. (KCAW photo/Rachel Waldholz)
It’s budget season in Sitka. On Thursday night (5-1-14) the Sitka Assembly held a work session to hash out the proposed 2015 budget drawn up by city staff. KCAW’s Rachel Waldholz was there, and she spoke with Robert Woolsey about what’s coming down the pike.
The next budget work session will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, at Harrigan Centennial Hall; it is open to the public. The assembly will vote on the budget at its regular meeting on May 27.
A fire on Saturday night (8-3-15) destroyed a Sitka trailer home, but all three occupants escaped unhurt. The blaze was apparently sparked by fireworks. more
Sitka School Board President Lon Garrison is stepping down, after eight years on the board and five as its head. He’ll be moving to Juneau to take a position with the Association of Alaska School Boards. more