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Category: Public Hearing
Department: Assembly
Starts: 12/19/2017 6:00 PM 
Ends: 12/19/2017 11:00 PM 
Event Information:  

The Assembly of the Municipality of Anchorage will hold a public hearing on the following legislation at its regular meeting of December 19, 2017.  The public hearing portion of the meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. and is held in the Assembly Chambers, Z.J. Loussac Library, 3600 Denali: 

Ordinance No. AO 2017-149, an ordinance submitting to the qualified voters of the Municipality of Anchorage a ballot proposition amending the Anchorage Municipal Charter to adopt a Wholesale Sales Tax on Alcoholic Beverages; to establish an initial rate of levy and a “Not To Exceed” maximum rate; to authorize the Assembly to adjust the tax rate of levy by ordinance without additional voter approval provided upward adjustments are allowed only once every two years, an adjustment does not increase the rate more than two percent (2%), and the rate of levy never exceeds the maximum authorized by the voters; and dedicating the revenue from said tax to health and public safety uses related to consumption or use of alcoholic beverages or drugs; to allow use of the revenue to finance bonds for programs and projects related to alcohol and/or drug treatment and rehabilitation; and to provide for approval by a majority (fifty percent plus one) of qualified voters voting on the question, Assembly Chair Traini.

The above-referenced document is available for examination at the Municipal Clerk's Office, City Hall, 632 W. 6th Avenue, Room 250, Anchorage, Alaska. 

Persons wishing to provide oral comments on the described matters may do so at this meeting or may provide written comments.  Written comments should be sent to the Anchorage Assembly in c/o Barbara A. Jones, Municipal Clerk, P.O. Box 196650, Anchorage, AK 99519-6650, FAX (907) 343-4313, or  

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids, services, or special modifications to participate should contact the Municipal Clerk’s Office by telephone at 343-4311; fax at 343-4313; or e-mail to request reasonable accommodations. 

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/s/ Barbara A. Jones

Municipal Clerk 

Notice Begins: November 13, 2017

Notice Ends: December 20, 2017

Noticed: 11/9/2017 12:00 AM 
Notice Ends: 12/20/2017 12:00 AM