Federal and state grants will largely cover the $487,000 cost of two specialized snow clearing vehicles, two trailers and a truck to pull them.
A state environmental air quality study found that downtown Juneau generally has good air quality, and cruise ship emissions didn’t threaten the city’s good standing with the Environmental Protection Agency.
The panel also addressed the big question that might be on everyone’s mind: When will things get back to normal?
Taylor said it may be appropriate for the Legislature to amend the Alaska Disaster Act based on the state’s experiences over the past year.
The City and Borough of Juneau invited a group of panelists for the event that includes Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink.
More than five weeks after the declaration expired, Dunleavy and some legislators disagree with other lawmakers over whether to bring the disaster declaration back.
Juneau’s April allocation for vaccines will be 3,440 doses, which city leaders will divvy up between the hospital, local pharmacies and city-run vaccine clinics
The hospital’s Board of Directors chose current Chief Nursing Officer Rose Lawhorne to lead.
The session was delayed by an hour, with House leaders talking with Rep. Christopher Kurka at various times during the delay.
Both the district and the company that operates school busses said no students were on the bus. And the police department confirmed that neither the bus driver nor the truck driver were injured.