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Senior sales tax vote on Monday

The tsunami generated by Wednesday's earthquake in Chile missed Juneau, but there is another tsunami headed straight for the City and Borough's Assembly Chambers.
Assembly thanks departing board members

The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly would like to thank outgoing board members David Logan (Docks and Harbors Board), Todd Kollar (Building Code Board of Appeals), Robert Deering (Juneau Commission on Sustainability) and Dixie Hood (Juneau Commission on Aging) for all their hard work on the above boards and extends the best wishes to them in their future endeavors.
CBJ Assembly Makes Board Appointments

The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly on Monday appointed the following individuals to boards and commissions during a special meeting. ? Docks and Harbors Board: Robert Mosher, appointed to a term ending June 30, 2018.
Candidates stock city ballot as deadline arrives

In the final day of the filing period, five people added their names to the list of candidates seeking city office in the Oct. 6 municipal election, ensuring competition in all but one race this year.
Finance Committee debates senior sales tax

The City and Borough of Juneau Finance Committee voted Thursday to move its proposed changes to the senior sales tax exemption on to the Assembly for consideration.
CBJ opens boarding for vacant seats on commission

Last week, it was for Eaglecrest and the planning commission. Last night, it was for the airport and aquatics.
Most seniors support equal taxes

...and older and a new exemption across the board for all residents regardless of age. Pat Watt, a member of the Juneau Commission on Aging, said the Assembly should "increase revenue in a way that's fair, and cut services. But please don't...
Senior tax exemption up for public comment

With more than half a dozen meetings under its belt, the Assembly Sales Tax Exemption Review Committee has narrowed its options to six sales tax changes to help the city's budget crunch.
Assembly eyes tax changes 2005 the senior sales tax exemption be phased out by 2016. This caused an uproar in the senior community, Juneau Commission on Aging Chairwoman MaryAnn VandeCastle said. People "came out in droves" to speak against taking away the exemption...
New cancer treatment center opens in Juneau

...the Southeast region," Zimmerman said in the release. "The 2010 Juneau Senior Needs Survey prepared by the Juneau Commission on Aging found that respondents age 55 and older sought improved medical care specifically in oncology and cardiology...


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