2013 budget season is here

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


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Anchorage Idea Bank

http://www.munibudget.org/anchorage-idea-bankJust 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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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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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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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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The council would welcome a presentation on this project. - Fairview

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

Local laws by which the Municipal Charter is interpreted and implemented. The code is approved by the Assembly and may also be revised by an ordinance. Passage of a code or code change requires approval by at least six (out of eleven members) of the Assembly.

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