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.Learn more
Citizen Tax Saving Suggestion
Submitted: Thursday, October 27, 2011
Since property owners need not re-apply for residential or senior citizen property tax exemptions every year it appears to be quite easy to keep an exemption one is no longer qualified to have. Example: someone with exemptions decides tread more
Community Council Surveys
Comments submitted by the community are an important factor in developing the Capital Improvement Budget/Program (CIB/CIP)
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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
An indicator of the credit worthiness of the Municipality (the same as credit ratings for individuals). Ratings are assigned by credit rating agencies such as Moody’s Standard & Poor’s (S&P), and Fitch Ratings at the time the Municipality will be issuing (selling) a bond. A high rating indicates a high quality bond, which means lower interest rates that the Municipality will have to pay. The Municipality has earned high ratings: AA Stable from S&P; AA+ Stable from Fitch.read more