Tag: Grand Bargain

For property taxes, Assembly considers 2 mill bump

The Sitka Assembly is making a bid to increase property taxes in by two mills, raising the cap from six mills to eight. Property taxes can only be raised through public vote. A property tax question may appear on the October 4th election ballot. Read More

LISTEN: All About the Grand Bargain

Sitka's budget deficit is estimated to be $900,000 this year. And as oil prices drop, Sitka is unlikely to receive much state funding. How will we make due? The Citizens' Task Force proposes "The Grand Bargain." Tune in Monday (03-21-16) at 10 a.m. for a half-hour special about their plan. Read More

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