A handful of other retiring teachers have forfeited their unused leave time. In 2019 and 2020, retiring teachers forfeited about 40 days of unused leave time, worth $6,105.
City officials expect the facility to be ready for the 2022 year’s local election. For now, Juneau’s election officials are relying on Anchorage for a secure facility and equipment to count ballots.
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Hospitalizations for COVID-19 are at an all-time high in Alaska,
the state’s largest school systems aren’t doing any kind of COVID-19 surveillance testing,
the U.S. Department of Education has approved a state plan for spending $358 million in relief funds,
the U.S. Bureau of Land Management is expected to reevaluate a Trump-era environmental review that may affect plans to reopen the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska to oil and gas leasing,
one of nine remaining clan houses in Sitka is on the verge of collapse, and
residents of Wrangell and Petersburg can now text 911 when calling isn’t an option.
City officials say this increase is just the first step in a multi-year correction to fix a decade of “neglect” in the annual assessments of commercial properties. Those values directly impact tax bills, and the balance of who’s paying for city services.
The acknowledgment doesn’t mention specific clans. School board members said they wanted to err toward inclusivity.
Bartlett Regional Hospital employees will soon be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19, despite concerns from a union and the hospital CEO.
If the proposal goes through, election workers expect to be able to process ballots in a warehouse along Thane Road beginning in 2022.
Juneau Deputy City Manager Robert Barr said Juneau was seeing case numbers twice as high as during the peak of last November’s wave.
Tlingit and Haida’s program is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act. Goldbelt’s funding comes from last year’s CARES Act.
It wasn’t discussed much during the meeting, but a defined end point and the idea of letting personal choices prevail are in the latest version of the city’s framework.