A pair of Juneau Assembly subcommittees – Budget Survey and Manager Hire – will meet today (Tuesday) to work on two of the biggest issues facing the city in the New Year.
CBJ Assembly Meeting December 19, 2011 Agenda
CBJ Assembly Meeting November 28, 2011 Agenda
In the past, the city had contracted with the League of Women Voters to do the budget survey. But the League’s proposed change in format from a telephone poll to a mail-out survey, and the desire to have results sooner caused the Assembly to go with the private, Juneau-based McDowell Group.
Winter officially begins Thursday, and the CBJ Streets Department has spent about 62 percent of its snow-hauling budget.
With a projected budget shortfall of 7.5 million dollars over the next two years, the Juneau Assembly is seeking some spending guidance from the community.
The state’s Local Boundary Commission will not consolidate Petersburg’s borough petition with a competing annexation proposal from Juneau. Nor will it postpone action on the Petersburg proposal.
With the city facing a projected 7.5-million dollar shortfall over the next two years, the Assembly is looking for some community guidance as it prepares to make difficult spending decisions.
The CBJ Assembly has settled on a shortlist of finalists, but the public won’t find out who until all the candidates are notified.
The City and Borough of Juneau has received 25 applications from people interested in replacing outgoing City Manager Rod Swope, who’s retiring at the end of March.