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City limps toward sales tax collection goal

...I would say it's at the high end of doable," city finance director Bob Bartholomew said at Wednesday's Assembly finance committee meeting. "We could be right at budget or we could be a little under budget."Tourism accounts for between...
Assembly approves city, schools budgets

...Despite a lot of back-and-forth, the budgets remained relatively unchanged from what the group decided as the Assembly finance committee.Six skaters, parents and coaches spoke at Monday's meeting against changing the months of operation for...
Bartlett Hospital to raise rates

...going out of town," said city finance director Bob Bartholomew.Interim hospital CFO Alan Germany told the Assembly Finance Committee April 30 that patients turning elsewhere for procedures is one reason for the rate increase."There is some...
CBJ tax hike is taken off the table

At its Wednesday meeting, the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly finance committee finalized the city's fiscal year 2015 budget, way ahead of its June 15 deadline. At the end of the day, the Assembly cut services...
Pool stays afloat, but CBJ pulls plug on six more jobs

Augustus Brown Swimming Pool will stay open for at least the next year, the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly finance committee decided Wednesday.The committee decided to restore the $250,000 cut from the budget by city manager Kim...
City may lose deputy fire marshal, basketball league and summer ice rink hours additional $1.6 million in cuts to city services and jobs at Wednesday's City and Borough of Juneau Assembly finance committee meeting.The proposal is on top of $3.6 million in cuts proposed by the manager in early April, most of...
Ice rink, school district advocates speak up

...Turning the rink into an eight-month ice facility starting next year was one of the cuts approved by the Assembly Finance Committee to balance the city budget. The elimination of two months of rink operation would save $23,600 in staff...
Biz. leaders weighs in on CBJ shortfall

...FY 2015 budget must be adopted by July 15, according to city charter.The Assembly has been meeting as the Assembly Finance Committee each week to discuss what will and won't be cut to eliminate the shortfall. In addition to $3.6 million...
Jobs, taxes and buildings: Behind CBJ's austerity offensive

...200,000 in revenue, Kiefer said at a recent Assembly Finance Committee meeting. An evaluation of the facility will...first and second projections?At the March 10 Assembly Finance Committee meeting, Bartholomew and Kiefer announced a...
Assembly member asks for hospital CEO salary justification

...announced Tuesday for its new CEO, Assembly member Randy Wanamaker said at Wednesday's City and Borough of Juneau Assembly finance committee meeting.New Bartlett CEO Charles "Chuck" Bill will be paid $315,000 per year, plus a signing bonus of...


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