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Finance Committee Chair Jon Cochrane (center) addresses the Bethel City Council during 'People to be Heard,' on behalf of the work he and the Committee have put into the tax code rewrite over the last year and a half. July 11, 2017.
Katie Basile / KYUK

After a year and a half of hard work from the City of Bethel Finance Committee, a major tax code rewrite was introduced at last night’s Bethel City Council meeting.  

Burke Waldron was appointed Tuesday, July 11 as interim Chief of Police by the Bethel City Council.
Katie Basile / KYUK

There’s a new Police Chief in Bethel. After some push back on candidate selection from the Vice Mayor during last night’s meeting, Bethel City Council has appointed Burke Waldron as interim Chief of Police.

 

 


City Corner guests this week are City Councilman Naim Shabani (left) and former City Councilwoman Beverly Hoffman (right), who currently serves on the Parks & Recreation Committee. They are pictured here on July 6 at Kasayuli Subdivision.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

Welcome to City Corner, where KYUK takes a look at city government. I’m Christine Trudeau, and this week our guests are City Councilman Naim Shabani and former City Councilwoman Beverly Hoffman, who serves on the Parks & Recreation Committee.

 


Beverly Hoffman (left) and Naim Shabani (right) at Kasayuli Subdivision, on Thursday July 6.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

On City Corner this week, a look at a place that might become a park. Our guest is first time City Council member Naim Shabani, who spoke with us from the Kasayuli Subdivision last Thursday. We were joined by former Councilwoman Beverly Hoffman.

 


Calista Corporation

The status quo remains intact after this year's Calista Corporation annual meeting, held Friday in Sleetmute.

The Finance Committee’s City Council rep, Leif Albertson, gets into the details on the rewrite to Bethel's tax code.
Courtesy of Lori Strickler / City of Bethel

If you've had trouble filing your taxes in Bethel, that could soon change. The city is rewriting its tax code to make the process easier for taxpayers, and to give the city a revenue boost. KYUK’s Christine Trudeau sat down with the Finance Committee’s City Council rep, Leif Albertson, to get the details.


Bethel City Council will decide whether to confirm the provisional appointment of Burke Waldron as Interim Police Chief on Tuesday July 11, 2017.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

The City of Bethel has been without a Police Chief for nearly a month, but that soon may change. Bethel City Council could confirm a candidate for the position at its next meeting. KYUK’s municipal reporter Christine Trudeau spoke with City Manager Pete Williams on the appointment.

 


This week's City Corner guest is City Manager Pete Williams.
City of Bethel

Welcome to City Corner, a new weekly show on KYUK focusing on what’s going on in Bethel City Hall. I’m Christine Trudeau. The guest this week is City Manager Pete Williams.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


On City Corner this week, KYUK’s municipal reporter Christine Trudeau brings us an excerpt from today’s show, which airs Monday, July 3 at 11 a.m., where she sat down with City Manager Pete Williams to get the latest.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

On City Corner this week, KYUK’s municipal reporter Christine Trudeau brings us an excerpt from today’s show, which airs Monday, July 3 at 11 a.m., where she sat down with City Manager Pete Williams to get the latest.

 

 


All Bethel City Council members were in attendance at the regularly scheduled June 27 meeting.

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