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Carey looking for places to cut budget: Borough mayor says funds are needed for Homer solid waste transfer site

...assistance from the State and Federal government and from other possible sources, including the rescinding of the Non-Prepared Food Sales Tax Holiday." Carey said the borough has applied for state grants on solid waste to help foot some of the bill...
On the ballot: Assembly sends grocery tax exemption repeal to voters sales tax exemption be repealed? The assembly had originally entertained an ordinance to repeal the non-prepared food sales tax seasonal exemption altogether, but members amended it to leave that decision to the taxpayers. "Looks...
District 3, Raymond Tauriainen: Approach taxes by looking for savings owners. 4. How do you feel about the prepared food sales tax exemption? I am in favor of the seasonal non prepared food sales tax exemption. 5. What's the value of local government? Primarily, to provide necessary community services...
Tax increase voted down: Assembly doesn't buy pitch on sales tax change

...least until after the October election, when the voters will decide on a ballot measure to repeal the seasonal non-prepared food sales tax exemption. That measure was proposed as a way to fund schools with the additional sales tax revenue and...
Mayor tweaks budget pitch: KPC to be funded; bonds on the table for Homer facility

...will propose that the topic of the nine month, non-prepared food sales tax exemption be placed on a borough ballot funding. The extra nine months of the non-prepared food sales tax generates some $2.8 million for the borough...
District 7, Brent Johnson: Assembly can find smarter ways to cut

...How do you feel about the prepared food sales tax exemption? I'm against it. Since I voted against the non-prepared food sales tax exemption, I can hardly be in favor of expanding it. The modified sales tax has led to lost services...


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