The amount is just a portion of the total cost neeeded to complete two floating Panamax cruise ship berths on the downtown waterfront.
CBJ says efforts are underway to clean up the lot and assess the home’s structural intregrity. The owner says he’s making progress.
Good weather and corroded water pipes have caused a delay in the city’s annual water line flushing. Water Utility Superintendent Dave Crabtree said work will not be completed until September 14.
The Juneau Assembly will take public comment tonight on two large-project funding packages likely to appear on this fall’s municipal election ballot.
The candidate filing period for Juneau Assembly and Board of Education opens Friday.
The Juneau Assembly is set to move forward with “housekeeping” changes to the city’s Marine Passenger Fee code. The five-dollar per head fee for cruise ship travelers was enacted by Juneau voters in 1999, before Congress passed the most recent federal law governing how such money can be spent.
Paul Nowlin – a 35-year-old office manager at Petro Marine in Juneau – filed his letter of intent with the Alaska Public Offices Commission Monday. Nowlin says he wants to give back to the community where he grew up.
Jerry Nankervis announced his intention to seek the District 2 assembly seat currently held by Ruth Danner one day after Danner said she would not seek reelection.
Loren Jones is collecting voters’ signatures for his CBJ nomination petition. He intends to file for the Assembly District One seat on August 3rd, the first day of the filing period for the October municipal election.
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.