Homer City Council

Derotha Ferraro, Dr. Christy Tuomi, Ryan Smith and Ken Castner pose for a photo with South Peninsula Hospital’s mayoral recognition plaque. (Photo by Sarah Knapp/Homer News)

City honors hospital, former council member for community service

South Peninsula Hospital and former council member Heath Smith were recognized for their dedication to the community during Monday night’s meeting.

 

Gary Porter, owner of Bald Mountain Air Service, stands in front of his Twin Otter airplane Friday, Oct. 22. (Photo by Sarah Knapp/Homer News)

City Council passes aircraft flat tax rate

The Homer City Council held a public hearing for Ordinance 21-62 concerning a flat tax on aircrafts.

 

The Homer City Council met with new council members for the first time Oct. 11. The election results were certified during the meeting and council members Shelly Erickson, Donna Aderhold and Jason Davis were sworn in. (Photo by Sarah Knapp/Homer News)

City of Homer 2020 audit shows clean financial records

The City of Homer received a clean audit for the 2020 fiscal year by BDO USA, an accounting firm based in Anchorage. The audit results… Continue reading

 

Homer City Council candidate Joey Evensen poses for a photo on Sept. 6, 2019, by Beluga Slough at his Homer, Alaska, home. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Evensen resigns from city council

Homer City Council member Joey Evensen states “lack of productivity” as his reason for resigning.

Homer City Council candidate Joey Evensen poses for a photo on Sept. 6, 2019, by Beluga Slough at his Homer, Alaska, home. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
The Homer City Council met May 10 to discuss new city ordinances and the upcoming fiscal year budget. Screenshot taken from meeting.

Homer City Council introduces budget, election ordinances

Homer City Council introduced ordinances regarding the election process and FY 2022-23 budget Monday

The Homer City Council met May 10 to discuss new city ordinances and the upcoming fiscal year budget. Screenshot taken from meeting.
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

Council reaffirms respect with ‘civility’ resolution

‘It’s always occurred to me that it’s far better to collaborate your way through life’

Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

City council seeks to fill airport with Ravn replacement

Emergency ordinances for airport lease, COVID-19 response, pass at meeting

Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

Homer City Council preview

Council to consider building code change, funding allocations

Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
New city manager sworn in

New city manager sworn in

City attorney says Homer legally has no health powers

New city manager sworn in
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

Filing period opens for Homer City Council, Mayor seats

The filing period for the local municipal election has opened, and interested candidates have until Aug. 17 to file. The available positions in this year’s… Continue reading

Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

Council selects city manager candidate for second interview

The Homer City Council is pursuing a second interview with an interim director of the development services in Eureka, California as the search for a… Continue reading

Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

Council postpones measure clarifying power to close city-owned spaces

The Homer City Council postponed an ordinance to a later date that deals with clarifying how and when the city can exercise authority to close… Continue reading

Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

Council approves interim city manager contract, takes steps to curb spread of COVID-19

Homer City Manager Katie Koester served at her very last Homer City Council meeting on Monday before she takes off for a new job with… Continue reading

Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
Randy Robertson, a candidate for the Homer city manager position, interviews in front of the Homer City Council on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. The council voted 4-2 to offer the position to Robertson. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Candidate declines city manager job; council urges him to reconsider

After the Homer City Council voted 4-2 last Wednesday to offer the job of Homer City Manager to Randy Robertson, in an email to current… Continue reading

Randy Robertson, a candidate for the Homer city manager position, interviews in front of the Homer City Council on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. The council voted 4-2 to offer the position to Robertson. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Kirko, center, speaks to the Homer City Council about the novel coronavirus outbreak at its regular meeting on Monday, March 9, 2020, in Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. Also joining the presentation were South Peninsula Hospital spokesperson Derotha Ferraro, left, and Alaska Public Health nurse Lorne Carroll, right, team leader for the Homer Public Health office. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Health team: City is prepared in case coronavirus comes to the peninsula

Local public health and emergency medical services officials spoke to the Homer City Council at its Monday meeting on how Homer agencies will handle the… Continue reading

Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Kirko, center, speaks to the Homer City Council about the novel coronavirus outbreak at its regular meeting on Monday, March 9, 2020, in Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. Also joining the presentation were South Peninsula Hospital spokesperson Derotha Ferraro, left, and Alaska Public Health nurse Lorne Carroll, right, team leader for the Homer Public Health office. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Council approves funds for seawall repairs

Council approves funds for seawall repairs

The city of Homer took a step Monday night to be better prepared in the event that further damage is done to the Ocean Drive… Continue reading

Council approves funds for seawall repairs
Members of the community give public testimony about a Homer City Council resolution dealing with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s proposal to repeal the ban on personal watercraft in critical habitat areas of Kachemak Bay during the Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 council meeting at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Council weighs in on proposed jet ski ban repeal, again

After much public testimony and discussion, the Homer City Council at its last meeting passed a second resolution concerning the Alaska Department of Fish and… Continue reading

Members of the community give public testimony about a Homer City Council resolution dealing with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s proposal to repeal the ban on personal watercraft in critical habitat areas of Kachemak Bay during the Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 council meeting at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Council passes 2020 — and 2021 — budgets

Council passes 2020 — and 2021 — budgets

At its last regular meeting of 2019, the Homer City Council passed one of its most important actions for the next year — and for… Continue reading

Council passes 2020 — and 2021 — budgets
Storm Hansen-Cavasos is sworn in as a new member of the Homer City Council at a Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 council meeting at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Court date set for lawsuit over city election

Editor’s note: The hearing date for this case was changed after this story was published, and the article has been updated to reflect that change.… Continue reading

Storm Hansen-Cavasos is sworn in as a new member of the Homer City Council at a Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 council meeting at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Former council member files election contest suit in superior court

Former council member files election contest suit in superior court

A former Homer City Council member has filed a lawsuit in Alaska Superior Court contesting the results of the last city election. Tom Stroozas filed… Continue reading

Former council member files election contest suit in superior court
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