Ann Capela is negotiating with the City Council on the terms of a city manager contract. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Ann Capela is negotiating with the City Council on the terms of a city manager contract. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

The Bethel City Council is continuing negotiations with Ann Capela for the permanent city manager job. She and the council are continuing with negotiating back and forth as the city aims to employ its first permanent manager in nearly half a year.

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Calista logoThe Calista regional native corporation is issuing the first-ever dividend completely funded by its investment fund. The 1-dollar-and-22-cents per share dividend works out to about one-hundred and 22 dollars for the average shareholder. Thom Leonard is Communications Manager for Calista.

“This marks the first year it has met financial benchmarks that the board has set, this is the first dividend from the Akilista fund. It’s very exciting, it’s the first time Calista will have two separate dividends in one year,” said Leonard.
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City Manager finalist Ann Capela. Photo by Ben Matheson  / KYUK.

City Manager finalist Ann Capela. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

The Bethel City Council offered the permanent city manager job to Ann Capela Wednesday night.

The Council doesn’t have an answer from Capela, but they will meet again Thursday to continue negotiations. They offered a three year contract at a starting salary of 125-thousand dollars. That’s above what they advertised, but below the 140-thousand Capela asked for.
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Camai 2015 Dates Set

by Daysha Eaton on October 22, 2014

Dancers from Tooksook Bay at the 2010 Camai Festival in Bethel.

Dancers from Tooksook Bay at the 2010 Camai Festival in Bethel.

Camai 2015 will take place in April, nearly one month later than usual.

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