Feds, state to reimburse borough for Lowell Point landslide response


The Kenai Peninsula Borough will be reimbursed for just over $122,000 in expenses incurred after the May 7 Lowell Point Road landslide in Seward following assembly approval Tuesday night.

That slide, which the City of Seward estimates contained about 40,000 cubic yards of debris, blocked the only road between Seward and the community of Lowell Point for almost three weeks. The slide prompted disaster declarations from the City of Seward, the Kenai Peninsula Borough, the State of Alaska and from U.S. President Joe Biden.

The money, awarded through the State of Alaska Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will be used to

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