City Of Kenai Approves Funding For Cemetery Expansion

first_imgThe ordinance was approved at the city council meeting on March 7, and will allow for the expansion of the existing cemetery to begin construction. The proposed plans include a new burial ground on the 4.10 acre vacant lot on the opposite side of Floatplane Road. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The City of Kenai unanimously approved an ordinance appropriating $17,183 to Nelson Engineering in order to begin the expansion of the Kenai Cemetery. The council passed a unanimous decision at their council meeting last March to put a moratorium on future reservations on gravesites for only those not living due to the limited space available at the existing cemetery. According to the resolution, Nelson Engineering, PC submitted the lowest responsive cost proposal. In the letter to the council from City Manager Paul Ostrander he stated that “there are sufficientfunds appropriated in this project account.” According to Ostrander there is not immediate timeline for the project, but he hopes for construction to being this season. At this time the moratorium will remain in place until the additional space is made available. The scope of work includes grading and seeding, aluminum and chain link fencing, gravel road and walkways, survey monuments, and a well and related appurtenances. Story as aired: Audio PlayerJennifer-on-Kenai-Cemetery.mp3VmJennifer-on-Kenai-Cemetery.mp300:00RPdlast_img

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