Juneau Assembly said it recognizes there’s an acute need for both childcare and assisted living facilities in the community. Unable to decide, it’s narrowed the choice down to two for-profit operators that are expected to re-pitch their proposals.
A new poll shows 54 percent of Juneauites say they support “the road” in the form of Juneau Access Project. The survey conducted by the McDowell Group asked 402 people transportation questions and was jointly funded by the City and Borough of Juneau and a pro-development group.
Juneau’s subcommittee tasked with revising the mining ordinance is recommending a light touch approach ahead of any major changes. The debate over the city’s mine review powers has reopened old wounds between mine boosters and environmentalists divided over mining in the community.