The latest two year deficit forecast by the city’s Finance Department is for a shortfall of $7.8 million. But the Finance Director and City Manager urge assembly members not to panic.
The Juneau Assembly has scheduled interviews with City Manager finalists Kim Kiefer and Norman “Buddy” Custard.
The Juneau Assembly Finance Committee will discuss its annual list of state funding requests on Wednesday.
At the conclusion of its regular meeting last night (Monday), the CBJ Assembly met behind closed doors to further refine the interview process for City Manager finalists Kim Kiefer and Norman “Buddy” Custard.
The Juneau Assembly last night (Monday) voted to approve a consulting contract with Quorum Health Resources for the city’s Bartlett Regional Hospital.
Juneau-based research firm McDowell Group will likely begin conducting a survey of Capital City residents’ next week. The Juneau Assembly commissioned the poll to get public input on municipal spending priorities now that the city is facing a projected 7-million dollar shortfall over the next two years.
Backers of a citizen’s initiative to re-establish the Alaska Coastal Management Program have unleashed a full-court press to collect nearly 26-thousand signatures needed to put the measure on this year’s statewide ballot.
A pair of Juneau Assembly subcommittees – Budget Survey and Manager Hire – will meet today (Tuesday) to work on two of the biggest issues facing the city in the New Year.