The Borough enacted a tobacco excise tax, effective July 1, 2016. Like many other jurisdictions, the Borough tobacco excise tax is only imposed on “distributors”— businesses that bring cigarettes or other tobacco products into the Borough for sale to local stores or retailers. Every distributor who brings cigarettes into the Borough must register with the Learn More
The Great Giveaway Teck achieved an 80-cent discount in the negotiation of the 2010 payment in lieu of taxes (Pilt) agreement, costing the Northwest Arctic Borough… Read More
As most people know by now, the number of caribou in our region’s herd, the Western Arctic Herd, is dropping. It’s down to 201,000 in the most recent count (as of summer 2016); when the decline started in 2003, there were 490,000 caribou in the herd. Alaska Department of Fish & Game plans to do Learn More
Notice of General Election Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, the General Election of the Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska, will be held in accordance with Alaska Statute… Read More: 2016 General Election – 2nd Revised Notice
Marine Mammal Commission Summary – Listening Group – Feb.2016
The Northwest Arctic Borough is soliciting Request for Proposals for a mining tax advisor. For more details, please review the Public Notice: Mining Tax Advisor or the RFP for Mining Tax Advisor.
The Great Giveaway Teck achieved an 80 cent discount in the negotiation of the 2010 PILT; costing the Northwest Arctic Borough more than $150 million in revenue and the people of the NAB needed jobs and services. Download Meeting Slides
After more than 6 (six) months of non-productive negotiations with Teck Resources Limited, the Northwest Arctic Borough Assembly and Mayor (under the borough’s taxing authority) imposed a Severance Tax on resources extracted from land within the Borough beginning January 1, 2016. TECK officials insist on dictating the terms of the new Agreement and have swiftly Learn More