Juneau’s long range plan for the Willoughby District will become part of the city and borough’s Comprehensive Plan. The Juneau Assembly Monday night voted to include chapter five, which lays out the planning and design principles for future improvements in the area west of downtown and east of Gold Creek.
Bonds for Auke Bay Elementary School renovation and new turf at Adair Kennedy Park will be sold in two installments over the next two years.
A survey of Juneau’s homeless community identifies 74 percent as vulnerable due to health issues, substance abuse, or mental illness. More than a third are veterans.
The Parnell administration has reached a settlement on the Point Thomson gas fields that the governor says will help clear a path to an Alaska natural gas pipeline.
Written comments are due today (Friday) on the draft Eaglecrest Master Plan. The public comments will be considered as consultants finalize the plan that’s intended to guide the board of directors – with its changing membership — over the next 20 years.
Choose Respect rallies are being held across the state this week. A large crowd gathered in the wind and rain across from the state capitol as Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and legislators spoke about eliminating sexual assault and domestic violence in Alaska.
Eaglecrest should offer luge sledding – that’s one of a handful of suggestions made on the draft ski area master plan at Wednesday’s public comment … more
A High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk – or HAWK – beacon is now operating at the Glacier Highway Walmart entrance, one of the busiest pedestrian crossings in the Lemon Creek area.
A listening session is scheduled Wednesday on the Eaglecrest Master Plan for consultants and the Eaglecrest Board of Directors to take public comments on the draft plan.
Legislation aimed at encouraging affordable housing has passed the Alaska House.
Juneau Representative Cathy Muñoz sponsored HB 264 at the request of local contractors and the Alaska State Home Building Association who say current tax laws hinder development.