Results from other races are unchanged, and official results will not be available until Oct. 19
Even though the penalty has been an option in the past, no fines were ever issued.
Chief Behavioral Health Officer Bradley Grigg stepped down on Friday; neither the city or the hospital board acknowledged publicly that he’d left until Monday.
Assembly members chose not to raise property taxes in the city after seeing better-than-expected property values and a potential uptick in tourism.
Assembly members asked City Manager Rorie Watt to go back to Norwegian, suggesting the company donate directly to an organization like the Juneau Community Foundation, instead of the city itself.
Beginning at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday residents can comment — via phone or Zoom — on the city’s proposed tax hike, the plan for spending federal stimulus funds and using general funds, the school district budget and capital improvement project priorities.
Last year, the city spent a lot of money during the pandemic that the Assembly hadn’t originally budgeted for — that’s everything from city busses running for free to standing up an emergency operations center.
The committee will review proposed laws and advise the assembly if they include a policy or implication that is racist.
The Juneau Assembly voted 7 to 2 on an ordinance to pay out more individual grants in addition to those paid out last year.
Without Assembly action, 1,180 eligible, lower income adults financially hurt by the pandemic won’t be paid individual assistance grants.