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Old Fairbanks safe holds trash, historical treasure

...everyone at the meeting now has a street named after them. "That's phenomenal," said Administrative Services Director Pat Cole as he delicately examined the torn envelope. "The guys who handled that paper are the people who founded our city...
Northwest Digest

...recovers the money for labor, landfill fees and other costs from the homeowners through bills or property liens, said Pat Cole, city chief of staff. Roy Moore, city public works supervisor, said the notifications that precede the cleanups often...
Fairbanks voters postpone tax cuts

...alternative tax options, meant to replace the lost property tax revenue. Mayor Steve Thompson, city chief of staff Pat Cole and other officials considered enforcing an employment tax, hiking fees on residential trash collection and other largely...
Alaska tourism industry sees jump in visitors

...years, it's been really a change." One indicator of improvement was the bed tax, which is back to 2008 levels, said Pat Cole, chief of staff for the city of Fairbanks. The city hit $1.5 million in bed tax revenue by the end of August, up...
Fairbanks police ordered to make traffic stops said Zager had briefed him about the new policy."He (Zager) brings a constant flow of ideas to us," said Pat Cole, Mayor Jerry Cleworth's chief of staff. "He's been on this idea for a while, and he finally decided he'd gotten...
Councilwoman sues over sales tax

...precisely, and we have done everything that is appropriate to let this go forward," City Administrative Services Director Pat Cole told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. The proposed sales tax ballot measure would levy a 3 percent citywide tax on retail...
Fairbanks turns to tax on workers to fill gap

...To prevent tax evasion, however, the city will levy the tax on each job a worker holds, said city chief of staff Pat Cole. At the end of the year, a worker who paid more than $240 for the year can present copies of tax records to the city...
Fairbanks cracks down on homeless

...plans to cut down wooded areas west of the Richardson Highway to make it less inviting for transients. Chief of Staff Pat Cole said the area has a history. "That area has a long history of problems, and it was an obvious safety concern if we...


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