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Soldotna's capital budget final draft up for review

...Recreation and Trails Master Plan." This year's proposed budget is $1.45 million to be appropriated to the city's General Fund. In previous years the operating budget and capital budget were in the same ordinance, but this year the two were...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-08/soldotnas-capital-budget-final-draft
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Setting up shop: Kenai opens doors to new city facility

...Saturday. The 18,000-square-foot maintenance facility that cost $4.3 million from state capital grants and general fund reserves was substantially completed last month, said Kenai City Manager Rich Koch. The city shop, located at 550...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-18/setting-up-shop-kenai-opens-doors-to
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KPTMC encourages bed tax for Peninsula

...considered and failed a 4 percent bed tax in 2005. Because it called for 75 percent of revenues to go to the borough general fund and 25 percent to go to a tourism marketing fund, Hamrick said KPTMC did not support the tax.Hamrick is scheduled...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-16/kptmc-encourages-bed-tax-for-peninsu
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Kenai eyes ice rink upgrades

...community. At Wednesday's meeting the Kenai City Council will vote on a resolution to allocate $30,000 from the general fund for the preliminary design of permanent locker rooms for the Kenai Multipurpose Facility. The funds for the design...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-30/kenai-eyes-ice-rink-upgrades
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Voices of Alaska: Oil industry crucial to Alaska economy

...collected $157 billion (in today's dollars) from oil since 1959, money that funds 90 percent of the state's general fund.Oil means we can spend more per resident - roughly double the U.S. average - yet keep the tax burden light on most...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-10/voices-of-alaska-oil-industry-cru
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More details released in Buccaneer bankruptcy

...to go to the trust, and that's OK because the situation we find ourselves in is that it's either going to the general fund or the Mental Health Trust account and either way they're state sources of revenue," Balash said. Income from leasing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-05
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Assembly tweaks, passes borough budget

...expense using about 66 percent of the general fund.Pierce proposed halving the budgets...The assembly increased total general fund appropriations from $74.4 million...and other funding sources for the general fund were originally estimated to be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-04/assembly-tweaks-passes-borough-budge
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Bed tax may not be the best route for the borough

...would go to whichever agency the borough chooses for its marketing efforts. Remaining revenue would go to the borough general fund. A bed tax is designed to appeal to residents of whatever area in which it's instituted because, in theory, residents...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-05-31/bed-tax-may-not-be-the-best-route
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Parnell signs budget bills, makes no vetoes

...Parnell said lawmakers worked to reduce unrestricted general fund spending from $8 billion in 2013 to about $7 billion...operating and capital budgets. The category of unrestricted general funds refers to money that isn't restricted in its use by...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-28/parnell-signs-budget-bills-makes-no-
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Borough annual budget makes its debut

...the biggest contributor to the general fund at $33 million. Chapman said...collecting $73 million total for its general fund budget - slightly more than FY2014...also expected to bring in more general fund money than FY2014 at an estimated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-07/borough-annual-budget-makes-its-debu
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