The slate of candidates for Juneau’s October 2nd municipal election is now set. On Monday, the last day for candidates to file for office, Cheryl Jebe joined the race for mayor, and Will Muldoon and Phyllis Carlson joined the race for school board.
The Juneau Assembly will take public comment tonight on two large-project funding packages likely to appear on this fall’s municipal election ballot.
Michelle Johnston has been certified to run for Juneau School Board. That makes three candidates for three open seats on the board at this fall’s municipal election. The deadline for candidates to file for the October 2nd municipal election is Monday at 4:30 p.m.
After a two-year break, former Juneau School Board member Destiny Sargeant will run for office again.
Juneau’s business community has serious reservations about a proposal to put two capital improvement project funding packages on this fall’s municipal election ballot, according to a survey of Chamber of Commerce members.
The city-owned airport already has $1-million for the project, but Airport Manager Jeannie Johnson says that only pays for three lights, when ideally there should be at least eight.
In previous years, the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant was used to fund JPD’s Police Crisis Intervention Specialist.
The APOC exemption means Paul Nowlin must limit fundraising and expenditures to $5,000 or less. His only opponent at this point, Loren Jones, does not plan to limit spending.
As expected, Merrill Sanford filed for mayor. Loren Jones filed for Assembly District 1, and Jerry Nankervis filed for District 2. Andi Story filed to run for school board. Paul Nowlin was the only candidate not to file as of close of business Friday.
The candidate filing period for Juneau Assembly and Board of Education opens Friday.