Sand Point will have its regular City Council meeting this upcoming Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 7pm. This meeting will discuss some of the important changes that have happened in departments recently, as well as how to dispense the CARES money received form the State of Alaska.
Important to note that Fisherman, Small Businesses and Non-Profits are being considered as viable avenues of expending the CARES money.
There will be a workshop prior to the meeting beginning at 1pm. The public is welcomed to attend.
Below is an excerpt of our local newscast from Thursday, July 2nd, 2020. If you’d like to catch this news live, tune in to KSDP 830 AM or click here at 1pm Monday through Thursday. This is also rebroadcast on KAEB, 91.9 FM here in Sand Point, at 4pm.
This story contains commentary from City Administrator Jordan Keeler, Police Chief Hal Henning, and Officer Mark Chandler.
To support social distancing practices KSDP will be offering to-go lunches at the Sand Point City Building from 11am-1pm. Bring a $10 donation and receive a big hamburger or hot dog lunch with a pamphlet giving an update on KSDP activities for 2020.
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