The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly adopted the FY22 Budget after two days of deliberation. The Areawide Mill Rate was reduced from 10.322 to 9.942, while the the non-areawide is down from .511 to .432. With their votes on the 19 Amendments, the Assembly showed support for Department of Emergency Services, Libraries, Animal Care, including My House, a non-profit that shelters homeless youth in Wasilla and train them to become self-sufficient.
Assembly members have until 5pm this Friday to file for reconsideration. If the Mayor chooses to veto he has until the next Assembly Regular Meeting on May 18 where the Assembly could act on them under that meeting’s agenda.
-Motion to reconsider the Budget Ordinance has been filed by assembly member McKee. The Assembly can address the motion at the May 20, 2pm Meeting.
See deliberation videos here: