When Juneau voters approved an extension of the city’s temporary one-percent sales tax and a $25 million bond proposition earlier this year, it created a dilemma members of the CBJ Assembly are probably happy to have: When to fund the nearly 20 projects identified in both ballot measures? Engineering Director Rorie Watt presented a preliminary…
The City and Borough of Juneau Canvass Board on Tuesday certified results of last week’s municipal election.
Juneau voters on Tuesday agreed to an extension of the city’s temporary one-percent sales tax, ensuring at least $34-million in capital projects will be funded borough-wide through 2018. But a $25-million bond proposition to fund another package of projects is still in doubt.
Assembly members last night (Monday) approved the measures without making any changes.
The Juneau Assembly will take public comment tonight on two large-project funding packages likely to appear on this fall’s municipal election ballot.
Juneau’s business community has serious reservations about a proposal to put two capital improvement project funding packages on this fall’s municipal election ballot, according to a survey of Chamber of Commerce members.