Applicants who file and meet all the qualifications will face off in the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 5.
At times, Tlingit & Haida tribal officials were outraged because some city officials brushed aside the tribe’s assertion of its sovereignty on the land where it runs its fireworks shop.
Rhonda Butler, president of Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2, called the land acknowledgment a very nice, respectful touch.
The proposal imposes the heaviest restrictions on only the biggest, boomiest types of fireworks legal to sell in Alaska.
City Manager Rorie Watt apologized for the frustration people had trying to get an appointment. City staff hope to schedule more mass vaccination events.
The seven-person committee will review proposed laws and advise the assembly if they include a policy or implication that is racist.
The change was prompted largely by news from the grant administrator that the program appears to be vastly undersubscribed.
St. Vincent de Paul Society has a contract with the city to operate the emergency shelter at the JACC until April.
The committee will be tasked with reviewing legislation that comes before the Assembly to ensure that it doesn’t perpetuate discrimination or inequality in the community.
Meanwhile, some parents are getting creative. More than 200 people have joined a local Facebook group where they’re matchmaking for small, COVID-19 learning bubbles and child care.