Kenai adopts sustainability resolution
July 11, 2010
By Brielle Schaeffer of the Peninsula Clarion: The Kenai City Council unanimously passed a resolution Wednesday supporting the development of wind and alternative energies, energy efficient projects within the city and open meetings with other local governments on the Peninsula.
“I support the resolution on the compact for climate change,” said Nadia Daggett, North Kenai resident and owner of Alaska Wind Industries, who testified at the meeting. “I think this is a great step for us.”
This resolution was a substitute for the originally amended resolution supporting the Alaska Coastal Communities Global Climate Change Compact and the Tri-Borough Commission’s proposed State of Alaska Energy Policy. The controversial compact had Kenai residents riled up last winter and ultimately caused the city council to facilitate a town hall meeting for residents in May. Mark Schrag, Kenai resident who attended the town hall meeting, showed up to council chambers Wednesday to show his support too. Read more