Petersburg Pilot -

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

To the Editor


August 30, 2018

Vote yes

To the Editor:

Push is coming to shove at the borough budget due to declining revenues. Management is having to make budget cuts. Property taxes and sales taxes are the largest two sources of revenue that pay for schools, police, fire protection, library and museum, even part of Mt. View Manor food service and KFSK.

Now we have almost 600 senior sales tax exemption cards in our population of just 3,000. Sales tax revenue is consequently less. This October’s ballot proposition changes the sales tax program to give sales tax rebates to low income seniors. All the rest of us will pa...

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