City of Homer

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The City of Homer is holding its third town hall meeting this evening to address an at least $1 million budget deficit. City Manager Katie Koester will discuss two proposed budgets: one assumes the city will collect an additional million dollars in revenue and the other calls for deep cuts on the assumption the city will receive no additional revenue.

Homer and State Argue Gas Assessments

Nov 4, 2015
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The City of Homer wants the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to pay a little more than $26,000 in natural gas assessments for eight state owned plots of land. DOT refuses. The city and DOT are negotiating a solution.

The End Is Near For Slough Trail Replacement

Oct 28, 2015
Photo Courtesy of the Homer News

The City of Homer is on the last leg of its Beluga Slough Trail Replacement Project. The project was funded by the Kenai Peninsula Borough, the City of Homer and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. KBBI’s Quinton Chandler spoke with Homer Public Works Director Carey Meyer about putting the finishing touches on the project.

Budget Options Go to Homer City Council

Oct 9, 2015
Photo by Quinton Chandler/KBBI

The Homer City Manager has prepared two budget options for the city council to consider. The budget ultimately adopted by the city largely depends on whether Homer can bring in an additional $1 million in revenue for Fiscal Year 2016.

Homer Continues Talk On City Budget

Sep 25, 2015
Photo by Quinton Chandler/KBBI

The City of Homer held its second public meeting Wednesday to collect residents’ sentiments for revenue options that could eliminate the city’s budget deficit. The Revenue Solutions Town Hall Meeting drew a little more than 55 city residents. KBBI’s Quinton Chandler has more.