Category: Borough

Borough Briefs Aug. 10

This week in Borough Briefs, the assembly moves a short-term rental ordinance on to second reading, a decision is made to put a pool vote to the public and more.

Short-term rental ordinance sparks lengthy discussion at P&Z meeting

After flipping through pages of red font and stricken lettering in a July Planning & Zoning Commission meeting, commissioners Matt Deach, Phillip Clark and Gary Hisman lifted their heads to address their thoughts and concerns about proposed changes made by the Civic Affairs Committee to an ordinance governing short-term rentals (addressed as vacation rentals in a previous ordinance).

Borough Briefs

In this issue’s borough briefs, we look at a recently-adopted garbage by the pound program, the assembly appoints a pair of interim borough managers and the SDC continues to discuss the details of a memorandum of understanding with the assembly.

Borough manager moving to Rifle, CO

Borough Manager Scott Hahn will soon be departing for a city manager position in the town of Rifle, Colorado – a move that will end his four-year tenure in Skagway.

Fiscal Year 2019 Budget approved on third reading

Skagway’s municipal budget for Fiscal Year 2019 was approved by the Borough Assembly on June 21; it included money for a number of heavily-debated community funding requests, as well as capital improvement projects like the Molly Walsh Restroom expansion, incinerator control upgrades and a new garbage truck.