Consolidation plan dubious - Kodiak Daily Mirror: Guest Opinions

Consolidation plan dubious

Posted: Thursday, August 2, 2018 9:00 am

As the Kodiak Island Borough assembly begins efforts to consolidate the borough and city governments (but excluding the villages), their proposed game plan seems questionable. Consider the following:

At the end of May, Ms. Eileen Raese of the State of Alaska’s Local Boundary Commission (LBC) presented a series of talks here in Kodiak describing different options for combining municipal governments. Several weeks later in its July 23rd edition, the Kodiak Daily Mirror (KDM) ran a front-page story entitled “Borough assembly greenlights consolidation committee” which referenced these talks.