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The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly will ask the state to count the number of students enrolled in the school district last year, rather than this year, to determine how much funding the district will get in the 2021 fiscal year.

The assembly voted unanimously to put forth the recommendation at its meeting Tuesday.

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The borough assembly meeting on Tuesday was getting off to a usual start on Zoom, the video conference platform it’s been using for its meetings since the coronavirus pandemic started in March. A few minutes in, something surprised the assembly members.
An unidentified participant shared a screen with sexually explicit material showing, taking over the main screen on the assembly meeting for a few seconds. Assembly President Kelly Cooper and the borough staff shut it down fairly quickly and got back to business, locking down permissions on who can use video.

Anadromous work group to review habitat protection code

Nov 11, 2019


A new working group will review the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s code on habitat protection for anadromous streams. That section of code, last updated in some contentious votes in 2012 and 2013, called for a review every five years beginning in 2015.