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​April 2, 2024 Regular Municipal Election Ballot Information​

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Propositions: 2024 Ballot Propositions

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​+ Proposition 1: CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE ANCHORAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT BONDS

For the purpose of providing educational capital improvements, construction, upgrades, planning, design, and renovation of school facilities and educational facility building life extension projects within Anchorage, as provided in AO 2023-123, shall Anchorage borrow money and issue up to $62,370,000 in principal amount of general obligation bonds?

The general obligation bond proceeds will be used to pay costs of constructing, renovating, installing, planning, designing, acquiring, and equipping educational capital improvement projects including, but not limited to, roof replacements, structural, and seismic upgrades at Alpenglow Elementary School, Central Middle School, and Chugiak High School; construction of security vestibules and security improvements at Kasuun, Lake Hood, and Klatt Elementary Schools; renovation design for Romig Middle School; replacement of Inlet View Elementary School; and planning and design for 2024/2025 projects.

Voter approval of this bond proposition authorizes for each $100,000 of assessed taxable property value (based on the estimated 2024 assessed valuation) an annual increase in taxes of approximately $12.69 to retire the proposed bonds.

The debt will be paid from real and personal property taxes levied and collected areawide in Anchorage.  Anchorage will also pledge its full faith and credit for payment of the bonds. (AO 2023-123)

+ ​Proposition 2: AMENDING THE ANCHORAGE MUNICIPAL CHARTER TO REQUIRE ASSEMBLY CONFIRMATION OF THE CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER OF THE MUNICIPALITY​

This proposition would amend the Anchorage Municipal Charter to read as follows (underline and bolded words are proposed new words):

Section 5.02. – Powers of the mayor.
(a) The mayor shall appoint all heads of municipal departments and the chief medical officer of the municipality, subject to confirmation by the assembly, on the basis of professional qualifications. Persons appointed by the mayor serve at the pleasure of the mayor.

Shall the Anchorage Municipal Charter be amended as set forth above? (AO 2023-128)


+ Proposition 3: ANCHORAGE ROADS AND DRAINAGE SERVICE AREA ROADS AND STORM DRAINAGE BONDS

For the purpose of providing roads and storm drainage capital acquisition, construction, renovation and upgrades in the Anchorage Roads and Drainage Service Area, as provided in AO 2024-4, shall Anchorage borrow money and issue up to $47,110,000 in principal amount of general obligation bonds and increase the municipal tax cap by an annual amount not to exceed $48,000 to pay for associated annual operations and maintenance costs?  

Voter approval of this bond proposition authorizes for each $100,000 of assessed taxable property value (based on the estimated 2024 assessed valuation in the Anchorage Roads and Drainage Service Area):  (i) an annual increase in taxes of approximately $12.43 to retire the proposed bonds, and (ii) an annual increase in the municipal tax cap (Charter 14.03(b)(2)) of approximately $0.17 to pay for annual operation and maintenance costs related to the proposed capital improvements.

The debt shall be paid from real and personal property taxes levied and collected within the Anchorage Roads and Drainage Service Area, without cost to properties in Chugiak, Eagle River, Girdwood and other areas outside the Service Area.  The Municipality will also pledge its full faith and credit for payment of the debt. (AO 2024-4​)

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+ Proposition 4: ANCHORAGE PARKS AND RECREATION SERVICE AREA CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS

​For the purpose of renovating and rehabilitating trails and parks, and making improvements at various parks and recreational facilities in the Anchorage Parks and Recreation Service Area, as provided in AO 2024‑7, shall Anchorage borrow money and issue up to $4,350,000 in principal amount of general obligation bonds and increase the municipal tax cap by an annual amount not to exceed $241,000 to pay for associated annual operations and maintenance costs?

Voter approval of this bond proposition authorizes for each $100,000 of assessed taxable property value (based on the estimated 2024 assessed valuation in the Anchorage Parks and Recreation Service Area):  (i) an annual increase in taxes of approximately $1.04 to retire the proposed bonds, and (ii) an annual increase in the municipal tax cap (Charter 14.03(b)(2)) of approximately $0.75 to pay for annual operation and maintenance costs related to the proposed capital improvements. 

The debt shall be paid from real and personal property taxes levied and collected within the Anchorage Parks and Recreation Service Area, without cost to properties in Chugiak, Eagle River, Girdwood, and other areas outside the Service Area.  The Municipality will also pledge its full faith and credit for payment of the bonds. (AO 2024-7)​


+ ​Proposition 5: ANCHORAGE METROPOLITAN POLICE SERVICE AREA BONDS​

For the purpose of reconstructing the roof and renovating the heating delivery system at APD Elmore Station in the Anchorage Metropolitan Police Service Area as provided in AO 2024‑3, shall Anchorage borrow money and issue up to $1,500,000 in principal amount of general obligation bonds?

Voter approval of this bond proposition authorizes for each $100,000 of assessed taxable property value (based on the estimated 2024 assessed valuation in the Anchorage Metropolitan Police Service Area) an annual increase in taxes of approximately $0.31 to retire the proposed bonds.

The debt shall be paid from real and personal property taxes levied and collected within the Anchorage Metropolitan Police Service Area, which consists of areas north of McHugh Creek (other than Fire Island), without cost to properties in Girdwood, Bird, Indian, Rainbow, Portage and other areas outside the Service Area.  The Municipality will also pledge its full faith and credit for payment of the bonds. (AO 2024-3)​

+ Proposition 6: AREAWIDE PUBLIC SAFETY AND TRANSIT CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS

For the purpose of acquiring new replacement ambulances; acquiring and replacing transit vehicles and support equipment; undertaking signal system, signage, traffic calming, and safety improvements; and undertaking school zone safety improvements, bus stop improvements, and improvements to transit facilities and centers, in Anchorage as provided in AO 2024‑8(S), As Amended, shall Anchorage borrow money and issue up to $4,560,000 in principal amount of general obligation bonds and increase the municipal tax cap by an annual amount not to exceed $125,000 to pay for associated annual operations and maintenance costs?

Voter approval of this bond proposition authorizes for each $100,000 of assessed taxable property value (based on the estimated 2024 areawide assessed valuation in Anchorage): (i) an annual increase in taxes of approximately $0.93 to retire the proposed bonds, and (ii) an annual increase in the municipal tax cap (Charter 14.03(b)(2)) of approximately $0.33 to pay for annual operation and maintenance costs related to the proposed capital improvements.

The debt shall be paid from real and personal property taxes levied and collected areawide within Anchorage. The Municipality will also pledge its full faith and credit for payment of the bonds. (AO 2024-8(S), As Amended)


+ ​​Proposition 7: ​AREAWIDE CEMETERY CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BONDS

For the purpose of providing areawide cemetery equipment and areawide cemetery capital improvements within the Municipality of Anchorage, including Anchorage Memorial Park, Girdwood Cemetery and Eagle River Cemetery, as provided in AO 2024‑5(S), shall Anchorage borrow money and issue up to $4,100,000 in principal amount of general obligation bonds and increase the municipal tax cap by an annual amount not to exceed $5,000 to pay for associated annual operations and maintenance costs?

Voter approval of this bond proposition authorizes for each $100,000 of assessed taxable property value (based on the estimated 2024 areawide assessed valuation in Anchorage): (i) an annual increase in taxes of approximately $0.83 to retire the proposed bonds, and (ii) an annual increase in the municipal tax cap (Charter 14.03(b)(2)) of approximately $0.01 to pay for annual operation and maintenance costs related to the proposed equipment and capital improvements.

The debt shall be paid from real and personal property taxes levied and collected areawide within Anchorage.  The Municipality will also pledge its full faith and credit for payment of the bonds. (AO 2024-5(S))​


+ Proposition 8: AREAWIDE PUBLIC RESTROOM BONDS

For the purpose of providing areawide public restrooms within the Municipality of Anchorage, of The Portland Loo type or similar, as provided in AO 2023‑114(S-1), As Amended, shall Anchorage borrow money and issue up to $5,000,000 in principal amount of general obligation bonds and increase the municipal tax cap by an annual amount not to exceed $300,000 to pay for associated annual operations and maintenance costs?

Voter approval of this bond proposition authorizes for each $100,000 of assessed taxable property value (based on the estimated 2024 areawide assessed valuation in Anchorage):  (i) an annual increase in taxes of approximately $1.01 to retire the proposed bonds, and (ii) an annual increase in the municipal tax cap (Charter 14.03(b)(2)) of approximately $0.79 to pay for annual operation and maintenance costs related to the proposed capital improvements.

The debt shall be paid from real and personal property taxes levied and collected areawide within Anchorage.  The Municipality will also pledge its full faith and credit for payment of the bonds. (AO 2023-114(S-1), As Amended​)


+ Proposition 9: CHUGACH STATE PARK ACCESS SERVICE AREA BONDS

For the purpose of providing public access improvements to roads and for parking to trailheads of the Chugach State Park and within the Chugach State Park Access Service Area, including Canyon Road, as provided in AO 2023‑132(S), shall Anchorage borrow money and issue up to $4,000,000 in principal amount of general obligation bonds?

Voter approval of this bond proposition authorizes for each $100,000 of assessed taxable property value (based on the estimated 2024 assessed valuation in the Chugach State Park Access Service Area) an annual increase in taxes of approximately $0.95 to retire the proposed bonds.

The debt shall be paid from real and personal property taxes levied and collected within the Chugach State Park Access Service Area, without cost to properties outside the Service Area.  The Municipality will also pledge its full faith and credit for payment of the debt. (AO 2023-132(S)​)​



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