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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...
Assembly approves city, schools budgets 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...
Bartlett Hospital to raise rates

...some situations at least, is the hospital "may be charging so much that people are going out of town," said city finance director Bob Bartholomew.Interim hospital CFO Alan Germany told the Assembly Finance Committee April 30 that patients...
CBJ tax hike is taken off the table

...raise taxes.As it stands, the fiscal year 2016 budget plans for a $2.1 million draw from the fund balance. City finance director Bob Bartholomew projected at the meeting that the city would have a remaining $3.3 million in that account at...
Ice rink, school district advocates speak up

...including three repurposed Army surplus buses.City budget analyst Bonnie Chaney is retiring after 28 years with the city. Finance director Bob Bartholomew said Chaney has coached him on the budget over his two years at the helm. He said she works tirelessly...
Jobs, taxes and buildings: Behind CBJ's austerity offensive

...but no matter how they slice it, major cuts are needed to get city coffers back on a "sustainable path," city finance director Bob Bartholomew said.Mayor Merrill Sanford said the city has never had to deal with this large of a shortfall...
Juneau Assembly will take second look at pool closure

...balance a $12 million shortfall projected for fiscal years 2015 and 2016. It provided feedback to Kiefer and city finance director Bob Bartholomew on how it would like to proceed on each item listed."Tonight we're giving the city manager...
City and Borough of Juneau projects $12 million shortfall

...department predicts.At its Wednesday night meeting, the CBJ Assembly finance committee heard an update from city finance director Bob Bartholomew, who announced a predicted $4.9 million shortfall at a Committee of the Whole meeting earlier...
Juneau Assembly votes to give schools at least $24 million

...Right now, what the policy has been with this 30-day period is set the minimum that we're going to provide," city finance director Bob Bartholomew said. "If you want to increase this amount subsequent to this action, you could. That 30-day...
CBJ projects $4.9M budget deficit

...FY 2016 means the City and Borough of Juneau will be about $4.9 million in the red over the next two years.City Finance Director Bob Bartholomew presented the budget forecast Monday to the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Committee of the...


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