2013 budget season is here

Next month we get the first look at next years preliminary budget 


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Anchorage Innovates

Mayor Ethan Berkowitz wants to know what Anchorage thinks about Anchorage - and announces the creation of a new place for the Mayor to receive feedback, comments, questions, and concerns.

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Budget News

2016 State Legislative Program

Municipality of Anchorage, 2016 State Legislative Program (State Fiscal Year 2017)

2016 State Legislative Program (pdf)


Recent Articles

2015 State Legislative Program

Spending responsibly

What is the Money Spent On?

The Operating Budget pays for day-to-day city services—from the employees and equipment to mow the grass at parks and plant flowers; to police officers, their guns and cars; to employees that drive buses, clear snow, and collect property taxes

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2017 Anchorage Community Council Survey

The 2017 survey begins March 1 and will conclude May 31, 2016 with all results displayed here immediately upon completion.

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Citizen Tax Saving Suggestion

Five major service areas

What are Service Areas?

The Municipality’s Charter requires that our local government operate under a service area concept, which means that residents in particular areas vote to approve taxes to pay for service(s) from the Municipality.

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Community Council Surveys

Comments submitted by the community are an important factor in developing the Capital Improvement Budget/Program (CIB/CIP)

This is the only project on the list that our council strongly supports.
The City may have chosen to label this road as a collector in the OS&HP but that is far from the
SLCC - Please delete this project

CIP Frequently Asked Questions

  • In the spring, OMB routes project lists to the community councils for comments.
  • Each department evaluates projects identified and develops a prioritized needs list.
  • Bonds: Primary funding source is voter approved bonds.
  • Federal: secondary funding source is federal funding programmed through the AMATS TIP

Budget Questionare

Budget Poll

The Mayor wants to know what your priorities are. 

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Donate To City Services

Want to make a voluntary contribution to support a city service beyond what you pay in property taxes?

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Helpful Terminology

The amount required to support a program that is not completely funded by revenues earned by the program. Net program cost must be funded by allocated revenues or property taxes. It is computed as follows: Direct + Intragovernmental -Intragovernmental – Program Cost Charges From Charges to Revenuesi = Net Program Costii

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