The Ketchikan Borough workers’ medical insurance fund is $1.three million within the crimson, and the meeting will search for a treatment when it meets in common session on Monday.
The fund pays claims below the borough’s self-insurance program. The Ketchikan Borough Meeting will maintain a public listening to, adopted by a vote on a funds modification to get rid of the deficit. Borough administration can also be recommending the meeting be extra proactive in coping with the fund, and amend the funds every year to get rid of deficits ought to they happen.
The meeting may also maintain a public listening to and last vote on a request to rezone a quarter-acre industrial lot alongside Ketchikan’s downtown waterfront within the Newtown space. The rezone would enable for combined industrial and residential use. The homeowners plan to construct retail retailers at avenue stage with housing above.
A earlier request was rejected final November after neighbors complained that the rezone didn’t embrace a peak restrict. At its April four assembly, the meeting permitted a rezone request that included a peak restrict of 50 toes.
Additionally Monday evening the meeting is scheduled to carry a number of work classes. One is to debate choices for addressing the housing disaster in Ketchikan. Suggestions by employees that the meeting may pursue embrace regulation of trip leases, briefly permitting sure varieties of cellular buildings on residential heaps for a restricted time, and making use of for a planning grant to develop a brand new borough subdivision.
The meeting may also maintain a piece session to debate the 2023 funds.
The meeting is slated to enter into government session to judge the borough legal professional, borough supervisor and borough clerk.
Ketchikan’s Borough Meeting meets at 5:30 p.m. within the White Cliff Constructing. Members of the general public can weigh in firstly of the assembly and through public hearings. The total agenda is offered on the borough’s web site, the place the assembly can also be live-streamed. It’s additionally accessible on native cable channels.