Andrew Lee is an entrepreneur and a senior adviser at the Small Business Administration. He’s also part of the inaugural class of Sitka Fellows. In this interview with KCAW’s Holly Keen, he talks about start-ups and their role in solving problems.
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Lee: Start-ups are solutions with growth
6 months into his tenure as municipal administrator, Mark Gorman says Sitka is going to become more self-reliant -- through a combination of increasing local revenues and exploiting economic opportunities. Gorman spoke to the Sitka Chamber of Commerce Wednesday afternoon (4-23-13). He discussed the unrealistic expectations Sitkans may have about the community’s relatively low tax rates, as more and more of the burden of paying for services shifts to local taxpayers. But Gorman also pointed out opportunities for efficiency and growth. more