http://sealaska.com

Refine Search

  •  
  •  
City ponders Housing First funding sources

...Project.Now they're trying to find the money.During the regular CBJ Finance Committee meeting Wednesday night, city Finance Director Bob Bartholomew presented a plan to fund Housing First without wholly relying on the CBJ's general fund.According...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-19/city-ponders-housing-first-funding-sour
Local
City seeks final public input on tax exemptions

...exemptions, according to city numbers. Some of those exemptions are state and federal mandates and cannot be altered, city finance director Bob Bartholomew said in a past Empire report. The city's senior sales tax exemption program allows residents...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-04/city-seeks-final-public-input-tax-exemp
Local
Sitka hospital to request loan from city

...operations, Comer said.The hospital's problems have been accumulating over the past year, according to Gorman and city finance director Jay Sweeney.A number of factors are behind the financial woes, according to Comer. They include a low collection...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-23/sitka-hospital-request-loan-city
State
Most seniors support equal taxes

...residents from exemptions, restricting to "needs based" essentials and basing eligibility on income level.City Finance Director Bob Bartholomew began by clarifying that the meeting wasn't meant to discriminate against the senior community...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-24/most-seniors-support-equal-taxes
Local
Senior tax exemption up for public comment

...now because they never expire once they're issued and the program has been growing steadily over the years, city Finance Director Bob Bartholomew said. In fiscal year 2013, 588 seniors were issued a card. In 2006, that number was 312.The...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-05/senior-tax-exemption-public-comment
Local
To raise revenue, Juneau Assembly targets tax exemptions

...exemptions, according to city numbers. Some of those exemptions are state and federal mandates and cannot be altered, city finance director Bob Bartholomew said in a past Empire report. The rest are being scrutinized by the committee and are subject...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/raise-revenue-juneau-assembly-targets-t
Local
Juneau sales tax income perks up

...Assembly was hoping for more, the amount - $43.4 million - is a small bit more than last year's returns.City finance director Bob Bartholomew called the final numbers "great," noting that the shortcoming was less than one half of a percent...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-21/juneau-sales-tax-income-perks
Local
Assembly eyes tax changes

...to city numbers. Some of those exemptions are mandated by state and federal governments and cannot be changed, city finance director Bob Bartholomew said, and some of them wouldn't be worth changing, he wrote in an issue paper for the committee's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-05/assembly-eyes-tax-changes
Local
City limps toward sales tax collection goal

...last year."I think we have a reasonable chance at it, but 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-22/city-limps-toward-sales-tax-collection-
Local
Assembly approves city, schools budgets

...to fix a $9 million shortfall projected for that year. Meetings on the 2016 budget will likely start in July, city finance director Bob Bartholomew said.Assemblyman Loren Jones said during Monday's meeting that the Assembly needs to adopt...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-21/assembly-approves-city-schools-budgets
Local

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING