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Capital transit plan still in flux due to leaner budget

Capital transit plan still in flux due to leaner budgetIt’s unclear what changes Juneau bus riders can expect when the city unrolls the new transit plan in a few months.

City commission to spend $75K on Juneau Housing Action Plan

City commission to spend $75K on Juneau Housing Action PlanJuneau’s Affordable Housing Commission plans to hire a consultant to create a housing action plan for the city

Water and sewer fees poised to increase 31 percent

Water and sewer fees poised to increase 31 percentIf the full Assembly approves the committee’s plan, then monthly fees for typical residents would go from about $90 now to $118 in fiscal year 2017.

School funding tops Juneau Assembly committee agenda

The Juneau Assembly's Committee of Whole meets at 6 p.m. Monday.

City mulls housing development for downtown parking lot

City mulls housing development for downtown parking lotLocal investors in Juneau want to turn a city-owned parking lot on North Franklin Street into a 40-unit apartment complex

School district seeks more local funding to reduce cuts

School district seeks more local funding to reduce cutsThe Juneau School Board is asking the Juneau Assembly to increase funding for next year.

City aims to open Pederson Hill to residential development

City aims to open Pederson Hill to residential developmentCity officials are hoping to address Juneau’s longstanding housing shortage by opening Pederson Hill to development.

Bartlett board defends salary for new CEO Chuck Bill

Bartlett board defends salary for new CEO Chuck BillNew Bartlett Regional Hospital CEO Chuck Bill will make $315,000 annually and get two signing bonuses worth a total of $63,000.

Juneau Assembly sets school funding floor

Juneau Assembly sets school funding floorThe Juneau Assembly voted to provide no less than $24.1 million to local schools next year, but two members argued for a lower amount.

Juneau’s efforts to redraw flood maps produces results

Juneau’s efforts to redraw flood maps produces resultsThe city has been working with property owners and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to amend the flood maps.