The gondola system weighs several hundred tons and will take more than 25 truckloads to get to Eaglecrest.
The city has spent tens of millions of dollars over the last 12 years on various disposal methods for its treated sewage.
The Juneau Assembly on Monday asked city staff to draft an ordinance for a ballot question to exempt food from city sales tax while raising the summer sales tax rate to 6%.
If groceries became exempt from sales tax and the sales tax rate went to 6% in the summer, the city’s finance director has estimated that local households would on average save, a summer visitor would pay about $1 extra, and the city would lose about half a million dollars in revenue.
Pastor Karen Perkins said the shelter was near capacity almost every day. “We were scrambling to find cots.”
Members of the public can soon weigh in on how to connect Juneau to the north end of Douglas Island. The state department of transportation is hosting the first of three open houses to get community feedback on the Juneau Douglas North Crossing project.
The public is invited to comment on budget items at Monday’s Regular Assembly Meeting.
The U.S. Postal Service and private couriers FedEx, UPS, and DHL all suspended service to Russia after it invaded Ukraine.
A growing number of short-term rentals could be making it more challenging for people looking for a place to live in Juneau.
The city manager has proposed a project list that includes initial funding for a new city hall, extra money for escalating renovation costs at the Augustus Brown Pool, planning for a multi-use path through the Lemon Creek area and planning for a second road crossing to Douglas Island.