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.
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.
Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho is suggesting a way for the CBJ Assembly to include more projects in a proposed extension of the city’s temporary 1-percent sales tax.
Should the City and Borough of Juneau be regulating development near eagle nests, and if so, to what extent? The CBJ Planning Commission will take a look at those questions over the next several months and make a recommendation to the Juneau Assembly.
The Juneau Assembly has appointed Kim Kiefer as the next city manager. The longtime city employee, and current deputy manager, will replace Rod Swope, who’s retiring March 31st.
The City and Borough of Juneau will enter into negotiations with Waste Management for a new recycling facility at the landfill.
Many Juneau residents would like to see the city invest in technology that could turn solid waste into energy, but at this point it isn’t commercially viable for a town the size of Juneau.