Kenai Residents Weigh in on Draft Comp Plan

Posted: March 22, 2013 at 11:59 am

As we reported, the Kenai City Council held their first public hearing of the draft comprehensive plan Wednesday night.

The issue of millennium square was brought up by Dr. Peter Hanson…


Dr. Hanson: “I would hope that you would see the merit of including the conceptual drawing of  millennium square, as outlined in the KEDs report with this comprehensive plan. I think this is very important to the future of our city, and seeing our town grow, and developing with a city center.”


Kenai resident Kelly Kelso commented on the issue of development along the Kenai Spur Highway


Kelso: “I know, that there have been many who have testified against this huge change to the land use map. I understand that this is always dismissed  I understand that this is not a change in zoning. But it is a vision for the future of Kenai, and I’m just wondering where did this extreme vision come from? This vision for limited commercial along the main corridors, certainly, I ‘ave heard no citizens that they envision this at any of the meetings, and I mean, I’ve attended a lot of meetings, more than I can count.” 


The council will hold an additional public work session on the plan next Friday, March 29th at 6:00pm

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