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Local cost of smoking may float higher

...the Assembly.In 2013, the revenue from tobacco taxes was approximately $1.5 million, according to the CBJ Finance Department. Cox calculated increased revenue with the proposed increase would be $4.4 million, with a total of $3.9...
JPD warns residents of attempted phone scams

...telephone scams in the Juneau area, JPD reported Friday. According to reports made to the City and Borough of Juneau Finance Department, a caller claiming to be a CBJ representative informed the Juneau residents that their water bill was overdue...
Budget proposal slashes 19 city jobs to balance books

...full-time positions that may be cut in the next two fiscal years.In front of a packed hall, Kiefer, supported by finance department director Bob Bartholomew, said the proposal is "a place for us to start the discussions we'll have over the...
Jobs, taxes and buildings: Behind CBJ's austerity offensive the March 19 meeting, the number spiked to about $12 million.The shortfall prediction grew because the finance department wanted to get the Assembly a report sooner rather than later. In their haste to get the projection out the door...
My Turn: CBJ budget deficit a chance to reexamine our priorities

...computerization could allow for the digitization of functions such as the print office and substantial streamlining of the finance department and other administrative functions.It is opportune that the CBJ Assembly has initiated the Economic Development...
City and Borough of Juneau projects $12 million shortfall

...operating budget will be about $12 million in the red over the next couple years, the City and Borough of Juneau finance department predicts.At its Wednesday night meeting, the CBJ Assembly finance committee heard an update from city finance...
Liquor, appeals and passenger ferries discussed at Assembly

...reported to the city that the restaurant owner needed to have a current inspection of fire sprinklers on the site. Finance Department staff said Suyun owed the city sales taxes totaling $4,951 as of March 1.The state sent the city an application...
New Petersburg recycling program starts Feb. 4

...rollout as you deplete your supply of bags you can come into public works to get those. I think we're gonna add the finance department as another source for those bags for people that come in and pay their bill on a monthly basis or in town. It's...
Obscene hospital bills

...mistake - no, Medicare was billed and paid the vast amount owing. I asked for details - I was told by Bartlett's finance department the cost of using the ER (no separate room, just the ER itself) was $800 and the physician charge was $1...
CBJ releases major revenue update

...000. On a $44 million revenue estimate "that is a pretty good estimate," Bartholomew said.However, the Finance Department had a harder time estimating the city's investment income for FY13. "To be $900,000 off," Bartholomew said...


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