Juneau’s air quality in recent days has wafted between the EPA’s orange and red benchmarks. The city is discouraging outdoor aerobic activity until the air quality improves.
Juneau Composts! might be getting a new home — and with it, a larger capacity
Lisa Daugherty, owner and sole employee at Juneau Composts!, is applying to lease city land in Lemon Creek to expand her business.
Assembly to consider proposal for former downtown pocket park
Today, Gunakadeit Park is a gravel lot along South Franklin Street that sometimes hosts construction equipment. But a proposal under consideration by the Juneau Assembly would turn it into a food court.
Glory Hole, five other groups submit proposals to take over Valley property
The city Lands Committee is reviewing six proposals from groups hoping to lease or buy a city property in the Mendenhall Valley. The city previously leased the property to Juneau Youth Services for $1 a year, and may enter into a similar agreement with an applicant they feel meets an important need.
City looks to local nonprofits as potential tenants for vacant property
The City and Borough of Juneau hopes to find a new tenant or buyer for a property that has served as a youth shelter for more than 50 years, with special preference to local nonprofits that serve the community.
Goldbelt Heritage may inherit city-owned Aak’w Kwáan site
The Juneau Assembly is mulling a plan to cede 52 aces on Indian Point to the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation. Also known as Auke Cape, the site was one of the earliest Tlingit settlements in the region.
Juneau makes collection of property mapping data easier to access online
Want to know the assessed value of your house or your neighbor’s? Who owns that lot you drive by every day? The year a home was built?
Pederson Hill housing initiative gets Juneau Assembly approval
The 86-lot Pederson Hill subdivision — designed to build entry-level houses — has been given the nod by a key committee of the Juneau Assembly. The project will require the city to dip into its treasury reserves to help get the $8.8 million project off the ground.
Pederson Hill housing gets Planning Commission approval
A unanimous Juneau Planning Commission approved the first phase of the Pederson Hill subdivision, clearing a major hurdle for the city’s housing initiative. Now it will be up to the Juneau Assembly to decide how it will offload the 86 lots.
Developers wary of city-planned Pederson Hill subdivision
Boosters of Pederson Hill see scores of moderately priced homes for middle class families. Private developers fear competition from the city. Balancing free market principles against the barrier to home ownership experienced by middle class families is something the Assembly will have to grapple with.