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Letter: Senior tax exemption

...economic health of seniors or the business community.Opposing the changes were Mayor Merrill Sanford, Assemblywoman Mary Becker, the Alaska Native Sisterhood and the bulk of those testifying. A member of the Commission on Aging, who made clear...
For seniors, tax-free condo association fees unlikely

...mix of any and all of those mentioned, Perkins told the Assembly. Taking Perkins' concern to heart, Assemblywoman Mary Becker asked Bartholomew to assess the feasibility of making condo fees tax exempt for seniors and to report back to the Assembly...
From condemned to high-rise condos? affordable housing.The lien will likely be at least $1 million, which caused some Assembly members, such as Mary Becker, to question whether parking spots would be enough to make up the cost of the lien."This is a much expedited process...
City asks for pot position permanent, Kiefer said during the meeting.Committee reaction to this request was luke-warm.Committee member Mary Becker said she felt as though creating this position would be premature until the city knows what demand the industry will...
City restricts senior tax exemptions

...It's about young families, too."The motion passed 7-2. The only Assembly members to oppose Crane's motion were Mary Becker and Mayor Sanford."I think it's very unfair, and I think it's putting a tax on one group of people," Becker...
Whale statue breaches talks again

...develop to see if it is feasible for housing."Along with Sanford, Assembly members Debbie White, Jerry Nankervis, Mary Becker and Maria Gladziszewski voted to extend the bid period. Sanford, however, is not convinced that the extension will...
Gastineau Apartments going down, likely taking Pocket Park with it

...prohibition on marijuana clubs, giving municipalities the power to decide whether they allow such clubs.Assembly member Mary Becker opposed this comment, saying that she worries it will "lead straight back to being a smoking town again." All other...
Marijuana Committee seeks more municipal control, again

...ignored the city's last comment regarding this issue, the CBJ Marijuana Committee - with the exception of member Mary Becker - hopes to make a similar request once again. "I would definitely oppose that, completely oppose that," Becker...
Mayor creates city manager hiring committee

...members and is "charged with approving recruitment, a selection process and materials," Sanford wrote. Deputy Mayor Mary Becker will chair the committee, which also includes Karen Crane and Jerry Nankervis.The committee hasn't met yet, but...
More info needed to set pot shop limit fail, which he worries might lead them to skirt around regulations to try and make ends meet.Committee member Mary Becker also preferred to err on the side of caution when it comes to limiting licenses."You can add more easily than you...


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