It could take the City and Borough of Juneau another year or two to work out all the kinks in its new process for determining property values. But the public can help by providing information to the Assessor’s Office.
The Juneau Assembly will host a public meeting Wednesday night to get an overview of the city and borough’s new assessment process.
A citizens’ board is recommending a 5 percent increase in Juneau sewer and water rates beginning July first.
“When the name of the road is Main Street there’s never a good time to rebuild it.” The work was scheduled with an eye on having the least impact on both the legislative session and the upcoming tourist season.
Elected officials from Juneau, Haines, Skagway and Whitehorse met in Skagway on Friday for what was called the Northern Neighbors Summit.
The Juneau School District and Juneau Education Association teachers union have reached another impasse in negotiations for a long term contract.
The borough assemblies from Haines, Skagway and Juneau will meet Friday afternoon in the Skagway Assembly Chambers for what’s being billed as “The Northern Lynn Canal Neighbors Summit.”
The Assembly says the Planning Commission conditional use permit for Juneau Mercantile and Armory stands.
Juneau is just one of many cities across the state that lets the courts handle parking ticket appeals. But as of this month, the court system won’t bother with any case where an officer stuck a ticket under someone’s windshield wiper. They offered their interpretation of the statute in a rules order that went into effect April 15.
When Jim King was appointed to the City and Borough of Juneau’s first Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee in 1968, the Capital City didn’t even have a Parks and Rec department.