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Juneau sales tax income perks up

The city and borough of Juneau fell almost $200,000 short of its revised sales tax goal...said the city is looking at having the review done by a former City and Borough of Juneau employee.Assemblymen Jerry Nankervis and Randy Wanamaker...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-21/juneau-sales-tax-income-perks
Local
Southeast lands $6.7M in PILT payments

Twenty-nine boroughs and municipalities across the...Alaska's 2014 PILT funding Haines Borough $344,205 Hoona-Angoon census area $372,135 City and Borough of Juneau $1,895,653 Ketchikan Gateway Borough $1,102,193 Skagway $141...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-20/southeast-lands-67m-pilt-payments
State
Around Town for Friday, Aug. 22

...Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. SEAGLA, 6 p.m., Rockwell. Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690. Dan Hopson's classical guitar...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/around-town-friday-aug-22
Local
Candidates for Alaska Governor 'talk fish' at Kodiak forum

...candidates' fisheries debate include Alaska Groundfish Data Bank, Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers, Trident Seafoods, Kodiak Island Borough, City of Kodiak, Horizon Lines, Samson Tug & Barge, Alaskan Leader Fisheries, Groundfish Forum and Alaskan Quota & Permits...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/candidates-alaska-governor-talk-fish
Outdoors
Survey: Augustus Brown pool needs $5.5M in repairs

The Augustus Brown Swimming Pool was a hot topic this spring when the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly was deciding its fiscal year 2015 budget. City Manager Kim Kiefer had flagged the pool as a potential for saving...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-18/survey-augustus-brown-pool-needs-55m-re
Local
'Dash Back to School' triathlon taking place Saturday

The Capital City Chapter of the Alaska Peace Officers Association, in partnership with the City and Borough of Juneau, is inviting kids to "dash back to school" by racing in a triathlon this Saturday, Aug. 23.Lt. Kris Sell of the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/dash-back-school-triathlon-taking-place
Local
Kenai borough mayor vetoes vote on motel-bed tax

...implement a 3-percent tax on motel beds in the borough.Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre on Monday vetoed the measure...be stuck with the tax decided by others in the borough.The tax was estimated to bring in $1.6 million...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-06/kenai-borough-mayor-vetoes-vote-motel-b
State
Russian hunters get donation from North Slope borough

...humanitarian aid from Alaska's North Slope Borough after they visited their distant Inuit...preserving kinship and for unity, North Slope Borough Mayor Charlotte Brower told KNOM."There...Alaska and Russia."Over the years, the borough has been providing some financial support...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2014-08-10/russian-hunters-get-donation-north-s
Weddings
My Turn: Boroughs plan unconstitutional

...wall-to-wall borough government on Alaska. "Model Boroughs" is a plan adopted...huge regional borough government. The "Model Boroughs" plan guarantees...an organized borough." The framers...for cities and boroughs as a local...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031307/opi_20070313027.shtml
Opinion
Towns look at new boroughs, but see system flaws

...consider linking as a borough, though, because...Ketchikan and Juneau boroughs are both talking...with the state's borough guidelines. "There...that want to form boroughs that are being told...has been denied borough status because it...requirement for boroughs. The town is fighting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010506/sta_20060105003.shtml
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