Rob Steedle has been appointed Juneau’s next Deputy City Manager. The long-time CBJ employee was selected by current Deputy Manager Kim Kiefer, who assumes the top job next month.
The city manager’s office now has a little less than a month to craft a proposed budget, which will be balanced without layoffs or major new cuts to services.
Mitt Romney was the winner of Alaska’s Republican Presidential Preference Poll.
John Smith says Lt. Lance Leone still has a future as a helo pilot.
The Juneau Assembly is willing to raise property taxes, but not layoff employees, in order to balance the city’s budget.
Juneau man contends that the president does not have the right to run for federal office because of his race. Elections officials say they don’t have jurisidiction.
The City and Borough of Juneau will seek to exempt senior executives and general surgeons at Bartlett Regional Hospital from participation in the Alaska Public Employees’ Retirement System.
Mediated negotiations between the state and the owner of the Alaska Department of Labor building in Juneau have ended without a deal to extend the state’s rental agreement. The state will soon start looking for office space for Labor Department employees.
U. S. Senator Mark Begich says Alaska’s future is in the development of natural resources in the Arctic — and increasing U.S. presence there.
Work began over the weekend to identify the cause of employee health problems in one section of the Alaska Department of Labor building in Juneau.