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For schools, cities can't do it alone fund the FY16 budget to the cap and to retroactively add funding for FY15 to meet last year's cap. The Mat-Su Borough Assembly passed $1.35 million increase in education funding. Sitka is planning to increase its seasonal sales tax...
Governor, Juneau delegation greet newcomers

...Colver, R-Hatcher Pass, owns a surveying company and has government experience as a former member of the Mat-Su Borough Assembly. He said he believes Alaska can get through tough financial times, and is inspired by public servants of the...
Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Facts emerge in support of YES vote

...oil and gas development and state energy policy. His preceding comment is his own and does not represent the Mat-Su Borough Assembly, on which he serves.
Six new biomass projects projected for the state

...on SB28, a measure that would establish a state forest in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley.Maisch attended a Mat-Su Borough Assembly meeting Tuesday evening in which the group approved a resolution in support of the bills and establishing the...
Experimental ferry M/V Susitna up for sale

PALMER - The Mat-Su Borough Assembly made moves toward disentangling the borough from its experimental ice-breaking car ferry Tuesday when members voted to insure...
Bring state government closer to the people

...the Mat-Su Borough could bring huge economic benefits to our community, and so it is not surprising that the Mat-Su Borough Assembly jumped at the chance to support such a move. We jump at the chance, too. But even if we aren't greedy about...
Mat-Su assembly upholds prison sewer contract

PALMER - At a special meeting Tuesday the Mat-Su Borough Assembly decided to uphold the contract for building the water and sewer system at the new Goose Creek prison. KTUU reports assembly member...
Regional News
Regulations open to public comment

...home-based education procedures. Oral comments may be submitted at a State Board hearing September 9 at the Mat-Su Borough Assembly Chambers, 350 E. Dahlia Avenue, in Palmer. This hearing will begin at 8 a.m. and might be extended to...
Permit extended for proposed Alaska coal mine in Mat-Su

...Dozens of Mat-Su residents gathered to protest against the mine Tuesday afternoon in downtown Palmer before the Mat-Su Borough Assembly voted 6-1 Tuesday night to extend the permit. The permit will expire in five years, so Usibelli requested...
Mat-Su Borough sales tax on today's ballot

...voters, the ordinance includes a reduction in the property tax rate. The get the ordinance on the ballot, the Mat-Su Borough Assembly had to override a veto by the mayor of Wasilla. Shoppers there already pay a 2.5 percent city sales tax.


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