With another year of multimillion dollar budget deficits on the horizon, the Juneau Assembly is reviewing the city's 37 sales and property tax exemptions.
SueAnn Randall's wore this hat to Monday's Assembly meeting. It's a dig at the cell phone tower on Spuhn Island, which her home on North Douglas Highway faces.
The Juneau Assembly voted to provide no less than $24.1 million to local schools next year, but two members argued for a lower amount.
In a split 5-4 decision, the Juneau Assembly approved Richard Harris’ request to have his Atlin Drive property zoned light commercial.
The assembly also accepted two emotional appeals last night on a dangerous dog designation and the "field of fireweed."
The Juneau Assembly has placed a moratorium on cell phone towers while it works on a wireless communications master plan.
Jerry Medina served two years on the commission. Nathan Bishop served one three-year term. Both applied for new terms.
The move will happen sometime around the first of the year as the CBJ Law Department expands to handle additional responsibilities.
Assembly members Mary Becker and Karen Crane were also sworn in to their second terms on the CBJ Assembly before Monday's meeting.
Funds for news buses and upgrade to the water treatment plants were passed through the city and borough of Juneau assembly last night during a regular meeting.