Teck Alaska, operator of Red Dog Mine, filed a legal complaint against the Northwest Arctic Borough about a tax that would nearly triple the mine’s annual payment to the borough.
The Nome City Council is considering a drop in property taxes, down to 11 mills, a tax break valued at more than $275,000.
Focused on city and utility employee contracts, the Nome City Council’s proposal to collect property tax on aircraft died on the table after failing to get sufficient votes.
If you’re hoping to buy a piece of city land, bids are due at 3 o’clock Thursday afternoon. About two-dozen plots of “surplus property” are up for sale by the City of Nome—otherwise unused, these lots could generate money for the city both in sale and future property taxes.
Removing the sales tax exemptions from local churches and nonprofits could bring in up to $300,000 a year, city finance officials say.
Nome Public Schools could see a shortfall of hundreds of thousands of dollars if budget numbers from Friday’s City Council work session don’t change.
The high cost of living in Nome may get just a bit higher for residents. With just a few weeks left to balance the city budget and allot funds to Nome Public Schools, the common council held a work session Thursday to look for ways to raise money.
We’ve just passed tax season. In April, many of our listeners – like, we suspect, many of our supporters – were busy gathering their paperwork and mailing off their returns.…
In Friday’s news: The Nome Port Commission passes a 5% rate increase to cope with increased harbor use; A tax assistance group sends volunteers to Savoonga…
In Thursday’s news: Researchers and public health officials coordinating to release info on a parasite showing up in beluga whales in the next few days; Air-taxi…