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
Please contact the Economic Development Administrator to submit a letter of interest. Letters of interest must be received by March 6, 2017 by 4:30 p.m. No letters of interest will be accepted after this deadline. Download Notice
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
The Northwest Arctic Borough is pleased to announce a grant opportunity for Waste Management. One application will be awarded per community from the City (or Noatak IRA) to apply for a grant, up to $10,000, for their Waste Management. Must apply by June 30th. Waste Management Grant Application
The Northwest Arctic Borough is pleased to announce a grant opportunity for Culture Camps. One grant of up to $5,000 will be awarded per community. Click her for the Culture Camp Application.
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