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KPBSD site councils weigh-in on cutting costs

...also brought up the possibility of increasing revenues. Many of the councils reported they were in favor of raising the mill rate as a way to increase revenue in the boroughs. The Skyview Middle School Site Council said the borough should fund to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-23-1
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Absentee votes could sway election

...difference. However, voters also said no to the proposed funding mechanism, which asked if they would approve a 0.02 mill rate on properties outside of cities. The no vote received 1,606 more votes than the yes side. The advisory vote on Proposition...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-09-0
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Kenai Peninsula Borough 2014 Municipal Election unofficial results

...Navarre 4,794Borough Advisory Proposition AA.1 (Limited animal control powers)Yes 2,772No 2,831A.2 (0.02 mill rate)Yes 1,993No 3,599Borough Advisory Proposition B (By-mail elections)Yes 3,046No 5,786Kenai Peninsula Borough...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-08/kenai-peninsula-borough-2014-municip
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Voters say no to animal rescue, by-mail voting

...put animal rescue on the ballot and proposed a 0.02 mill rate to property owners outside of cities to generate about...the issue is a "little out of control." He said the mill rate is a good way to fund it. Johnson previously said the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-08/voters-say-no-to-animal-rescue-by-ma
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Welles hopes to take cost effective approach to borough

...liquefied natural gas facility in Nikiski, Welles said he wishes the borough could enhance its tax base and lower the mill rate. He said he has a dream that borough sales tax could return to 2 percent."On the cautionary side with every aspect...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-02/welles-hopes-to-take-cost-effective-
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Kenai City Council candidates share views

...sewer, and land use. This expansion will increase business opportunities, reduce unemployment, and will help keep the mill rate low. The city needs to pass the comprehensive plan, which identifies areas appropriate for responsible residential...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-29/kenai-city-council-candidates-sha
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Knackstedt flys into council race

...will in turn, allow the city to maintain or lower its mill rate.Knackstedt said he is fiscally conservative and believes...said he didn't have a problem with the city raising the mill rate from 3.85 to 4.35 because it was reasonable and necessary...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-29/knackstedt-flys-into-council-race
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Assembly District 2 candidates weigh in on issues

...in the KPB pay a comparably lower mill rate on our property taxes. (money...be reflected in a decrease in the mill rate. Any major change in the tax structure...the seasonal sales tax and a 2.2 mill rate. This is a good deal for the taxpayers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-02/assembly-district-2-candidates-we
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Majority of absentee ballots go to Navarre

...see animal control in unincorporated parts of the borough and, additionally, if they'd like to see a raise in the mill rate to pay for the program. Election day voters declined both, however when the absentee votes were tallied, the "yes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-13/majority-of-absentee-ballots-go-to-n
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Soldotna mulls home rule question as Feb. vote looms

...year's Regular Election on Oct. 7. Moving to home-rule would gives the municipality more control over setting tax mill rates and the ability to exercise all legislative powers not prohibited by existing law or charter. According to the Department...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-05
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