The Juneau Assembly Finance Committee starts holding weekly meetings April 3rd to review the fiscal year 2014 budget, which takes effect July 1st.
In Juneau, the cuts will affect city and school district operations, as well as services at local nonprofits.
Tight housing market has led to changes to zoning and other regulations to encourage more development.
Heather Marlow had been in her current position since 2006. She previously worked five years as a Planner for Juneau's Community Development Department.
In Juneau, 2012 was marked by changes in leadership at City Hall, a lengthy double murder trial, and the tragic deaths of several young people.
Juneau Finance Director Bob Bartholomew. Photo by Casey Kelly/KTOO.
The City and Borough of Juneau had a smaller than expected budget deficit last fiscal year, … more
Juneau Mayor Merrill Sanford makes a point during the CBJ Assembly’s annual retreat on Saturday October 27, 2012. Photo by Casey Kelly/KTOO.
Juneau Mayor Merrill … more
By the end of the day, the Assembly and city staff will have a list of new of priorities to work on.
Elected officials should be held to a higher standard when it comes to conflicts of interest, says newly elected Assembly member Loren Jones.
For the first time in nine years Alaska’s Capital City has a new mayor.