2013 budget season is here

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


Welcome Anchorage

Welcome to the Municipality of Anchorage’s budget website.  The site’s goal is to not only provide information about the budget and its development process, but also to solicit your comments on ongoing budget priorities.

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Budget News

2015 State Legislative Program

Municipality of Anchorage, 2015 State Legislative Program (State Fiscal Year 2016)

2015 State Legislative Program (pdf)


Recent Articles

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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We want to hear from you!

Tax Savers

Just as many of our city's families are making hard choices about how to balance their household budget, the Municipality is looking at its expenses and ways to be more responsible with taxpayer money. We will look at every dollar being spent in order to ensure it is delivering cost-effective results.

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2016 Anchorage Community Council Survey

See the results of the 2016 Anchorage Community Council Survey and share your comments, the survey began April 1 and will finish by May 30, 2015 with all results displayed here immediately upon completion.

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Tax Relief Solutions

Property Tax Relief Community Dialogues

This was an opportunity for the community to gather and discuss our current mix of taxes and share ideas.

Thank you to all that participated, the results will be published as soon as available.

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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)

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This seems to be related to Northern Lights Blvd at Bragaw Pedestrian Crossing Improvements, which A
Path and stairs only. No covered stairway. Not a priority

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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Gift Anchorage

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

Budget approved by the Assembly in November/December of each year that goes into effect on January 1st. This version includes amendments approved by the Assembly to the budget that was originally proposed by the Mayor in October.

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