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Message from the ‘Petitioner’s committee (Big Lake City - YES).’

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Flyer submitted by the Big Lake City Yes campaign.

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Message from the ‘Petitioner’s committee (Big Lake City - YES).’
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, October 03 2015 @ 05:01 AM AKDT
AS 29.45.100. No Limitations On Taxes to Pay Bonds.

The limitations provided for in AS 29.45.080 - 29.45.090 do not apply to taxes levied or pledged to pay or secure the payment of the principal and interest on bonds. Taxes to pay or secure the payment of principal and interest on bonds may be levied without limitation as to rate or amount, regardless of whether the bonds are in default or in danger of default.



AS 29.45.710. Combining Sales and Use Tax With Incorporation of a Second Class City.

A petition for incorporation of a second class city may request that a sales and use tax proposal be placed on the same ballot. The petition must state the proposed tax rate. The petition may request that incorporation be dependent on the passage of the tax proposition. If so, the incorporation proposition fails if the tax fails.

Article 06. MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SOURCING ACT
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Message from the ‘Petitioner’s committee (Big Lake City - YES).’
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, October 03 2015 @ 10:07 AM AKDT
the flyer says "no increase in taxes". at the meeting it was stated that the council "the very next day after incorporation " could raise the mill rate to 20 on road service.
Maybe they will not do that so soon, but they have the authority to do that any time they want. That, folks, is an increase in taxes.
Why is all the emphasis on incorporation on roads? A city has a lot of authority to put ordinances in place, without a vote from the public. Let's look past the road issue.
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