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Numbers good as deadline nears for senior sales tax exemption cards

...raised the sales tax cap to $12,000 from $7,500, an increase of $4,500 on a single purchase.The CBJ Assembly Finance Committee also discussed a more complex sales tax regime to be applied to seniors at an April meeting but had not found...
Putting its money where its mouth is

...district is in a much better position for next year," JSD Director of Administration David Means said. "The CBJ Assembly Finance Committee voted to fund the district an additional $500,000 for this current school year. This new appropriation will...
Superintendent Miller dishes over soup

...Miller said he expects the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly to fund education to the cap this year. The Assembly Finance Committee is expected to decide that during a Wednesday meeting. If the Assembly does fund to the cap, the extra dollars...
Assembly raises sales tax cap to $12,000

...exemption to seniors who live in Juneau.The Assembly Finance Committee considered the ordinance at its March 18 meeting...of the increased cap. Also discussed by the Assembly Finance Committee at its last meeting was a change to the senior...
Downtown Juneau's endless cycle: Housing versus parking

...the public for input.The next Public Works meeting will be held at City Hall on April 13 at noon.At the Assembly Finance Committee meeting on Wednesday, Public Works and Engineering Director Rorie Watt said $500,000 has been earmarked in...
Bartlett CEO says more Medicaid could mean $1M for hospital

...increased sporadically since then.In April 2014, then-interim Bartlett CEO Alan Germany told the Juneau Assembly Finance Committee that patients leaving town and visiting other hospitals for procedures was one reason for the rate increase...
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School funding all still hypothetical

...Assembly Finance Chair Karen Crane said of the proposed amount. Based on the city manager's recommendation, the Assembly Finance Committee approved a minimum funding level of $24,526,900 - the same as last year's funding. JSD requested $25...
School board approves budget amid uncertainty

...operations. The same timeline does not apply to additional funding.The school district will present at an April 8 Assembly Finance Committee meeting and board members were instructed to add an additional April 29 date to their calendars.The Assembly...
Maintenance is top priority for city fund

...Monday, the City and Borough of Juneau Public Works Committee forwarded the list of proposed projects to the Assembly Finance Committee, as well as other potential spending items for the next five years.Repairing the Augustus Brown Pool's...
Juneau Assembly considers diverting tobacco tax revenue to social services

On Wednesday, members of the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Finance Committee agreed that funds from an increase in Juneau's tobacco tax should be used for community services if possible, but members differ...


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