It will cost nearly $231.8 million to run the City and Borough of Juneau in the next fiscal year.
Nine-hundred 30-thousand cruise ship passengers are expected to visit Juneau this summer, leaving behind an estimated $4.7 million in revenue that can be used for capital city projects and operations.
Additional state funding will allow Juneau to cover the needs of local non-profits, increase child care options, and promote the town as a research center and great place to relocate.
The Juneau Assembly Finance Committee works again tonight on the city and borough budget. Funding for social service non-profits is on the agenda.
Juneau International Airport officials plan to fill a $371,000 deficit this fiscal year using reserve funds – an exercise they’re likely to repeat in 2013.
Parents, child care providers, and other supporters of the Hearts Initiative asked Assembly members Monday to fund the program to help increase child care options in Juneau.
An increase in residential density in Juneau could spur housing development.
The Juneau Assembly will hear the appeal of a CBJ Conditional Use Permit granted by the Juneau Planning Commission last month to Coogan General, LLC.
CBJ Assembly Meeting May 14, 2012 Agenda
Opponents of a rock crusher at a Montana Creek Road gravel pit have appealed a Conditional Use Permit issued to Coogan General, LLC last month by the Juneau Planning Commission.