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City ponders Housing First funding sources

...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...
Lawmakers to scrutinize budget, pot and Medicaid

...situation in a special speech Thursday night.The size of the budget hole is unprecedented, according to Legislative Finance Director David Teal. The current year deficit is estimated at $3.5 billion, up $2.1 billion from May, when the 2015...
Juneau pools won't change hands just yet

...responsible for hiring a new aquatics manager and other staffing such as lifeguards. City and Borough of Juneau Finance Director Bob Bartholomew told the Treadwell Task Force in December that an empowered board for the ice rink would cost the...
Walker to release budget early December. Finance committees will be hearing budget presentations by OMB Director Pat Pitney and Legislative Finance Director David Teal this week.Thompson said the House has not identified specific places where government spending can be...
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Task force says no to empowered Treadwell board

...and Borough of Juneau Assembly would need revision before the next Treadwell meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 10.CBJ Finance Director Bob Bartholomew presented an analysis on the estimated $115,800 required for an empowered board. Task force members...
City seeks final public input on tax 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 and...
Sitka hospital to request loan from city

...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...
Some seniors predict exodus without tax exemptions

...garbage services. It's like, you take some from us, then take more from us in our exemptions," she said.CBJ Finance Director Bob Bartholomew told seniors they would continue to receive an exemption, "... it would just be smaller than...
Seniors prepare for tax exemption cuts

...Nankervis said.Nankervis, Becker and Assemblywoman Kate Troll came to an agreement on an option presented by CBJ Finance Director Bob Bartholomew. Under the proposal, all seniors would be exempt from sales taxes on food, electricity and heating...
City finance director addresses property assessments at Chamber

In light of recent events - a mill increase stay and a new property assessment system - city finance director Bob Bartholomew, spoke at Thursday's Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon about the new processes adopted for assessing property...


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