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Budget issues can be addressed without more taxes

...Assembly would support him on the issue. It does not need a department or a committee, just a directive to the borough Finance Director. In addition, Medicaid pays for medically necessary transport to hospitals or emergency care facilities when...
Borough wins budget award

...the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, the borough announced Thursday. Borough Finance Director Craig Chapman accepted the award on the behalf of the finance department and the borough. According to a press...
Good planning makes belt-tightening a little easier

...and keeping up a basic quality of life - is supplemented by the state and federal government.Kenai Peninsula Borough finance director Craig Chapman said the borough is seeing less funding from both of those sources and we'd venture a guess that...
Assembly, public to get peek at borough budget soon

...revenues for fiscal year 2014 to increase to $71.7 million and total expenditures to be at $73.3 million.Borough Finance Director Craig Chapman said the 2014 budget, which if approved will start July 1 of this year, will be presented to...
Borough offers loan for gas grid

...Homer for $12.7 million and one to Kachemak City for $300,000 - each at a 4.5 percent interest rate. Borough Finance Director Craig Chapman said Homer officials first approached the borough about a loan. He said such a deal could save...
Homer gas line loan OK'd the assembly, in the event this thing moves forward, with the terms and conditions at that time," said Borough Finance Director Craig Chapman on Wednesday. Bill Smith, who represents Homer on the assembly, said Tuesday construction costs...
Prop 1: Tax shift likely to avoid school funding taking a hit

...answer any questions regarding property assessments and valuations in the borough. All questions were referred to borough finance director Craig Chapman. At least 23 taxing districts across the borough apply a range of mill rates, from borough general...
Assembly to consider fiscal notes at Tuesday Seward meeting

...requiring the fiscal note for whatever reason. But, I can't see that happening either."Murphy said she asked Borough Finance Director Craig Chapman about what extra workload the note would require. Chapman said that for most legislation it shouldn't...
Unocal: Borough's biggest taxpayer

...Peninsula Borough officials say Unocal is by far the borough's biggest payer of property taxes. Jeff Sinz, borough finance director, said the company's Alaska Nitrogen Products plant in Nikiski was assessed at $215.7 million last year...
Business booming on the peninsula

...trickle down through the economy, were offset in part or whole by other factors," said Kenai Penin-sula Borough Finance Director Jeff Sinz. "The economy is fairly stable on the peninsula." In fact, the economy across the peninsula is...


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