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Senior sales tax vote on Monday

...businesses in Juneau no longer have to deal with senior tax exemption cards, Bartholomew said. He also said that the Juneau Commission on Aging requested the rebate program to maintain anonymity for low-income seniors.About 40 percent of Juneau's...
Finance Committee debates senior sales tax

...Creating a need-based exemption makes sense. Having it be based on necessities makes sense."Hood, a member of the Juneau Commission on Aging, said that she doesn't speak on behalf of the commission, but she plans to propose that it writes a resolution...
Assembly thanks departing board members

...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...
CBJ Assembly Makes Board Appointments

...term ending Jan. 31, 2017? Juneau Commission on Sustainability: Darrell Wetherall...term ending Jan. 1, 2018? Juneau Commission on Aging: Richard "Ric...Appeals), Robert Deering (Juneau Commission on Sustainability) and Dixie...
Candidates stock city ballot as deadline arrives

...nearly 40 years, said she is running to "support maximum public involvement." She is a departing member of the Juneau Commission on Aging and said that, if elected, she will be able to provide a senior's perspective - a perspective she thinks...
CBJ opens boarding for vacant seats on commission

...unexpired term on the Juneau Affordable Housing Commission? 5 seats for various terms on the Juneau Commission on Aging? 3 full terms on the Juneau Commission on Sustainability? 1 unexpired term on the Juneau Human Rights Commission? 2 new seats on...
Most seniors support equal taxes

...65 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...
Some seniors predict exodus without tax exemptions

...continue to receive an exemption, "... it would just be smaller than it is today."MaryAnn VandeCastle of the Juneau Commission on Aging told the committee her organization still preferred the list of recommendations they presented a month ago...
Seniors prepare for tax exemption cuts overly encouraged to buy expensive items - including cars - Outside.MaryAnn VandeCastle and Pat Watt of the Juneau Commission on Aging also noted that senior income is new money, received from Outside sources like Social Security, instead...
Senior tax exemption up for public comment

...In 2013, it was $2.8 million.However, to many seniors with fixed incomes, the program is a big help. The Juneau Commission on Aging, a CBJ advisory committee that advocates for the city's seniors, has been researching the exemption...


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