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Tom Bearup: Administration should be accountable to borough residents

...our borough and no longer the target of attempted tax increases. We must stop accusing Seniors for excess use of borough services and budget shortfalls, as happened in the recent attempt to eliminate the residential property exemption to Seniors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-28/tom-bearup-administration-should-
Opinion
Senior tax break to go to voters

...unlimited exemption. The borough administration has argued that the unlimited exemption places the burden of providing borough services on younger property owners. In a memo to the assembly, assembly member Gary Superman said, ?Numerous attempts to...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051707/news_0517new003.shtml
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Mayor proposes changing tax rates; capping seniors? exemption

...retiring seniors have moved to the borough and built very expensive homes on which they pay no taxes, while using borough services. The real property exempted from all taxes has grown from about $180.8 million in 1999 to a whopping $429...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022007/news_0220new001.shtml
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KPTMC funding is money well spent

...needs to cut spending, it needs to raise revenue. Since Kenai Peninsula visitors reap the benefit of KPTMC and Borough services, we feel that it is 100 percent reasonable that they would pay a direct tax to support these services that they...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052211/ope_833213997.shtml
Opinion
A balanced budget -- that's the bottom line

...voted into office. If it comes down to it, we think residents would certainly accept a reasonable reduction in borough services if it means keeping the financial state of the borough healthy. We also would encourage the assembly to look at...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052911/ope_836759024.shtml
Opinion
A balanced budget -- that's the bottom line

...voted into office.If it comes down to it, we think residents would certainly accept a reasonable reduction in borough services if it means keeping the financial state of the borough healthy.We also would encourage the assembly to look at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2011-05-29/balanced-budget-thats-bottom-line
Opinion
Candidates share answers to wide-ranging questions

...technology to improve our operating efficiency and protect our environment, while reducing our cost to provide necessary Borough services. Gary Superman: The Legislative Priorities document written by the Assembly has been a successful achievement the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2011-09-26/candidates-share-answers-to-wide-
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Prop 2 key issue in assembly races

...Superman said ACT members are using the propositions to forward an agenda that is counter to supporting schools and borough services. It is one, he said, that is "not compatible with the majority of people on the peninsula." No one from ACT...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092507/political_3957.shtml
Kenai Peninsula Online - Archives10/31/00

...Alaskans should not give up right to seek redress via initiatives Tax cap issue goes to voters Decision could change borough services Home stretch for District 9 candidates Charles Chenault House District 9 Republican Hal Smalley House District...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/103100/index.shtml
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