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McGrath City Newsletter

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McGrath Newsletter Issue   Synopsis

Community Brochure   McGrath Community Brochure

April 2009  

Photo of City Council

Public Hearing to Select City Water Source

Iditarod Trailblazers; Volunteer work for Carlson Creek Cabin

Updates:  Iditarod Checkpoint, NRCS Erosion Project & More

March 2009  

Duane Norback Receives TCC Water Treatement Plant Operator of the Year Award

Gardening Season Around The Corner - Reserve your Plot

Joe Banghart and Richard Strick appointed to City Council

Project Updates

February 2009  

Iron Dog

Iditarod Invitational

Iditarod Sled Dog Race

Project Updates

January 2009  

50th Anniversary of Statehood

Collaboration Opportunities


AK Association of Student Government   Fall Conference

December 2008  

Vehicle Inspection Month

Speed Limit and Noise Abatement

Collaboration: City CDBG Grant - MNVC's Community Center

November 2008  

NRCS Erosion Project Underway

Revitalizing McGrath
Biomass Grant Application

October 2008  

Nixon Fork Mine Closure

Nixon Fork Mine Shares Food
Rep. Sharon Cissna Visits
Energy Rebate Programs

August/September 2008

Aug/Sep Supplement


Project Updates
Welcome New Employees
Photos (Bears, Gardening, Misc.)

City Council Vacancies
FEMA National Flood Insurance Training

July 2008   4th of July photos
Comings & Goings at the City
Updates on NRCS, Dishna & VSW projects
Promoting McGrath

April/May/June 2008  
Unauthorized Landfill fire update
Council member Birkenfeld moving-vacancy declared
National Flood Insurance Program Development Plan application info
NRCS Erosion Control and Village Safe Water Project updates

March 2008   2008 Iditarod Checkpoint
New/Returning Employees
National Flood Insurance available
Development Permit info

February 2008   TCC VPSO Program Coordinator shares provisions with City Council & MNVC
Updates of current projects
New Staff: City Clerk-Treasurer Phil Graham and VISTA member Quinn Lane

January 2008   New Council member sworn in
Clerk-Treasurer leaving
Fluoride no longer added to drinking water
Community Collaboration updates
Anti-Mining Initiative   Alaskans Against The Mining Shutdown


December 2007   Community Collaboration Gathering
Snowmachine Safety Inspection month
McGrath selected for VISTA program
Free Landfill service for Elders 65 yrs. and older

November 2007   New Council members sworn in
MOA with RurAL CAP for Vista
Seats still vacant on Council and Planning Commission
Community Collaboration Gathering date set

October 2007  

Council support of SCF Conduit Bond

Reminder to protect against pipes freezing

Advisory Questions results

AmeriCorp positions available

September 2007  

August Council Meeting

Erosion Concerns

Kuskokwim Watershed Council

Reminders for Hunters

August 2007  

Ord 08-01 & 08-02 Amendments

Project Code Red units received

Landfill Use Guidelines

Donlin Creek Mine Information

AVI Biomass Presentation   AVI Biomass Breakfast Club Meeting Presentation

July 2007  

Boat Launch - Be Courteous

City Administrator Evaluation (Very Good!! Congratulations!)

Fourth of July Celebrations

Water and Sewer Rates

May 2007 & June 2007

Also Page 4


Public Works Foreman Report

National Flood Insurance Program

Wheeled Vehicle Safety Inspections

April 2007  

Cap'n Snow Center Gift

Old McGrath School House for Sale

Updates from City Administrator's Desk

March Meeting Highlights

March 2007  

Iditarod Preparations

Census Numbers

Erosion Control Study

Grants Closed Out

February 2007  

Volunteer Fire Department re-elections

Denali Commission Grant Award

AML/JIA Payment Plan

RurAL CAP Energy Program

January 2007  

New Clinic Local Match Contribution

Volunteer Fire Department Commended

Chamai Center Fire

VISTA Application Results

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City of McGrath


McGrath, AK 99627

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