Governor Starts Work on State Budget

Governor Sean Parnell has started work on the state’s budget for the coming fiscal year. We’ve previously spoken to local City administrators about their requests for capital funding.


In Kenai, City Manager Rick Koch…


Carmichael: “Soldotna Sports Center has been renamed the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex, because it is a regional facility, so the City opted to rename it to that, in hopes of also being able to bolster and identify it as a regional facility to maybe get the state to help us with the expansion project. Conceptual design has been developed for it, and now it’s a matter of rounding up the money and the funding sources.”


Kenai Mayor Pat Porter also asked for the Kenai Rec Center to be on their list. Both cities also added utility and roads upgrades as priorities.

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