Tag Archives: Assemblywoman Julie Kavanaugh

An end to school bond debt reimbursement could hike property taxes

The House Finance Committee voted this month for a budget amendment to end school bond debt reimbursement. For Kodiak Island Borough, that could potentially mean property tax hikes of about 37 percent. The bonds that helped pay for construction of Kodiak High School are at risk of losing state reimbursement. (Photo by Kavitha George) The recent House Finance Committee vote …

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Borough Assembly continues to debate whether it should raise taxes to support schools

The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly is trying to figure out if it should raise taxes to support local schools.(Photo by Bertram Nudelbach/Flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough School District is asking for about $1 million in increased funding from the Kodiak Island Borough to counteract a shortfall in its budget for next year. Borough staff is proposing a one …

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Borough assembly fails to renew its contract with the city of Kodiak for 911 services.

Kodiak Island Borough deliberates during its regular meeting. (Photo by Mitch Borden/KMXT) Mitch Borden/KMXT At its regular meeting on Thursday (02/01), the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly failed to renew a contract with the city of Kodiak. The agreement was for the city to provide 911 services to some of the region if the borough collects a surcharge on phone lines within its …

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