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How squeaky wheels are driving changes in Juneau’s tree cutting policy

How squeaky wheels are driving changes in Juneau’s tree cutting policyThis isn’t a story about a scandal, but about how a few vocal and connected residents became the proverbial squeaky wheel.

Juneau Assembly debates parking or housing for downtown lot

Juneau Assembly debates parking or housing for downtown lotJuneau Legacy Properties' proposal is forcing the assembly to consider if the city needs more parking or housing downtown.

Sewer and water fees going up in 2015

Sewer and water fees going up in 2015Right now, typical residents pay about $90 a month in combined water and sewer fees. By July 2018, they’ll pay about $130.

Cell phone tower ordinance to be reworked, again

Cell phone tower ordinance to be reworked, againSueAnn 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.

Mayor proclaims June LGBT celebration month

Mayor proclaims June LGBT celebration monthThe Assembly also approved a major rezoning of Pederson Hill, failed to approve a smaller one on an Atlin Drive lot and doubled its filing fees for appeals.

City honors longtime employees Kern and Chaney

City honors longtime employees Kern and ChaneyThe Juneau Assembly Monday said goodbye to retiring longtime employees John Kern and Bonnie Chaney, then welcomed the hospital’s new CEO.

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.

Juneau Assembly could tap capital projects to address shortfall

Juneau Assembly could tap capital projects to address shortfallThe assembly last week requested a list of capital projects that could be delayed or downsized to free up money for operations.

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project fundingJuneau residents on Thursday weighed in for and against a $35 million appropriation for the Juneau Access project in Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed capital budget.
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