Last month the Juneau Empire reported on the new cameras being installed by George Schaaf, the city’s Park and Landscape Superintendent.
Juneau has a multitude of popular dump sites, Schaaf and (Community Services Officer Bob) Dilley said, including in North Douglas, Sunshine Cove, Shane Drive, Allen Court and near the university.
Schaaf says he intends on moving the cameras to various spots so they won’t be in one place too long.
“Wherever we have a problem, we can put them,” he said.
In Juneau, fines for littering start at $200 for the first offense. So far at least six people have been cited because of footage from the cameras.
ADN requested footage from the video cameras and published video of the offending litterers.
- September 2, 2015- The federal government is tapping the Denali Commission as the lead agency to address the relocation of coastal communities across the state.
- September 2, 2015- As part of her visit to Alaska, National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu visited Juneau on Tuesday. In an interview on A Juneau Afternoon, she discussed what makes art worthwhile.
- September 2, 2015- President Barack Obama visited Dillingham Wednesday afternoon as part of his trip to Alaska.
- September 2, 2015- The letter covers a lot of ground — outlining the need to develop a deep-draft port above the Arctic Circle and advocating sharing federal revenue from offshore oil drilling with local residents.