When the Assembly meets tonight (06-14-16), they’ll put a rubber stamp on the FY17 budget. They’ll also vote on a program to subsidize utility bills and evaluate bulk water contracts with two companies, including Alaska Bulk Water Incorporated.
The centerpiece of Tuesday night's (5-24-16) Assembly meeting was the cost of living in Sitka. Specifically, how some Sitkans are struggling to pay their utility bills and whether the city should provide assistance. Two Assembly members propose a subsidization program.