Juneau’s water and sewer system will need a $72 million upgrade over the next decade.
A draft resolution was described as too wordy and overly complex by members of the Assembly Public Works and Facilities Committee on Monday.
The Assembly usually holds a single meeting in December to consider applicants for city enterprise boards, but that would have been difficult to do this year.
The move will happen sometime around the first of the year as the CBJ Law Department expands to handle additional responsibilities.
The Juneau Assembly on Wednesday grilled Port Director Carl Uchytil and Engineer Gary Gillette over the Docks and Harbors Department’s decision to proceed with the project despite the city not owning submerged tidelands.
Juneau’s processed poop is going to start piling up come Jan. 1, unless a new disposal arrangement comes together soon.
While the policy does not require the city to work exclusively with union shops, PLA opponents are concerned it limits their ability to bid on certain work.
The city and borough ended Fiscal Year 2013 with about $9.5 million in fund balance, $1.2 million more than projected.
Assembly members want the city's Docks & Harbors Department to reconsider a recent decision to bid a project without a PLA.