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.
Juneau residents can see city manager candidates Norman “Buddy” Custard and Kim Kiefer in action tonight (Wednesday) when they take part in a public presentation and reception at City Hall.
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.