If approved, Proposition 7 will pay for fixing up Anchorage Senior Activity Center, Chugiak-Eagle River Senior Center, the Loussac and Mountain View Libraries, and more. The entire bond amount is $5.3 million. The tax increase would amount to approximately $1.35 per $100,000 of assessed value per household.
Look for Prop 7, titled AREAWIDE FACILITIES CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BONDS on your municipal ballot.
Who uses public facilities?
- Over 100,000 people a year use the Anchorage Senior Center including students, non-profits, dance groups and the business community.
- Municipal residents use public libraries regularly. Anchorage public libraries have almost a MILLION visits per year.
What will the bond pay for?
- Leaking roof renovations
- Leaking windows and skylight replacement
- Earthquake/seismic modifications
- Buckling carpet and flooring replacement
- Building safety rehabilitation
- Elevator modernization
Who owns these facilities?
- These are city owned properties.
- These are heavily used buildings that serve the entire municipality.