Public to testify on borough ordinance prohibiting marijuana grow operations

Southern Kenai Peninsula residents will be able to testify by teleconference on Kenai Peninsula Borough Ordinance 2015-02, prohibiting the operation of marijuana cultivation facilities in the area of the borough outside of cities, during the Borough Assembly’s Tuesday meeting.

A teleconference site is being established at the Borough Annex Office in Homer and will open at 6 p.m. Tuesday. A sign-up sheet will be provided for anyone interested in testifying. Individuals must provide their name and address. Each person will be given three minutes.

A copy of the ordinance, which is sponsored by assembly member Kelly Wolf of Kenai, can be read here. Copies of the ordinance are available at the annex, 206 E. Pioneer Ave., or online at

Regular hours of the Homer office are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.