City Council to Continue Conversation on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
All resolutions and no ordinances are on the Nome City Council’s agenda tonight.
During its regular meeting, the Council is expected to pass a resolution supporting Alaska Native victims of sexual assault and other violent crimes. The resolution came before the City Council last month, but was postponed for a later date.
Another one of the seven resolutions on the docket lays out a contract between the Nome Chamber of Commerce and the City for the operation of the visitors’ center. If the Council passes the agreement, the Chamber will be paid $175,000 to manage the visitors’ center for the next year.
Before adjourning tonight’s session, the Council is also set to swear in two new City of Nome police officers.
A work session focused on combating domestic violence and sexual assault is scheduled to begin at 6pm in City Hall, with the regular meeting starting immediately afterwards.
Image at top: City of Nome Council Chambers. Photo: Margaret DeMaioribus, KNOM file.