The full Assembly still needs to vote on the measures. But for now it appears Juneau residents will be asked to approve a five-year extension of the city’s temporary 1-percent sales tax and a $24.9-million bond proposition.
The city is considering a short pioneer road from the end of North Douglas Highway as the first development in the area.
The new CEO for Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital doesn’t plan to make major changes right away. Chris Harff was named to the city-owned facility’s top post Friday by the hospital’s board of directors.
Juneau Police Chief Greg Browning says the investigation into last weekend’s deadly accident on Auke Lake may take weeks.
Capital Transit wants to hear from bus passengers on a proposal to provide bus service on Riverside Drive in the Mendenhall Valley.
The Juneau Assembly still has no agreement on which projects to include in two financing measures likely to be sent to voters this fall. After chipping away at the list somewhat last night, the Assembly Finance Committee will continue the discussion Monday, hopefully with a fresh set of eyes.
Witnesses to Saturday’s accident on Auke Lake, which resulted in a teenage girl’s death, should call Juneau police at 586-0600.
U.S. Senator Mark Begich is applauding the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the key element of President Barack Obama’s signature health care overhaul.