Both Gov. Dunleavy and Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson are declining to use the types of mandates, restrictions and testing requirements the city and state used to try to minimize the spread of the virus the last time case counts were this high.
The Juneau Assembly unanimously reenacted its emergency measures to combat COVID-19. They are now in effect until Oct. 31.
Applicants who meet all the qualifications will face off on Oct. 5 when voters will elect a mayor, two assembly members and three board of education members.
Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson’s campaign violated numerous campaign finance laws and should be fined $52,650, according to a recent report from the Alaska Public Offices Commission.
That means that beginning at noon on Friday indoor gatherings are limited to 50 people and masks will be required.
The maps put 200 more structures in Juneau’s hazard zones for landslides and avalanches.
On Monday, the Juneau Assembly took one of its first substantive steps to follow through on a task force’s recommendations for managing the visitor industry.
As city officials respond to an upswing in COVID-19 cases locally, and surges in nearby communities — they plan to give an update on their response at 4 p.m. on Tuesday.
Applicants who file and meet all the qualifications will face off in the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 5.
Haines’ planning committee has recommended prohibiting yurts as permanent structures following complaints that they could drag down property values.