They’ll use feedback from a newly released survey to help create a master plan.
The proposal has gotten so much attention that the state’s Department of Natural Resources has extended the public comment period through May 20.
It will close on Oct. 15, and the city wants everyone to have their belongings and food out by noon.
Many local bike enthusiasts are excited about the project. But some neighbors raised concerns recently, saying they weren’t informed beforehand.
Juneau’s new, 20-tent campground isn’t for recreation. It replaces a campground with a checkered history that’s been one piece of the city’s efforts to give shelter to people without homes.
The city extended the cold weather shelter’s contract for three more months this week and plans to open its new campground Tuesday.
People experiencing homelessness are exempt under Juneau’s hunker-down order. For many of them, the threat of a pandemic is just not as high of a priority as staying warm or getting their next meal.
Juneau’s city-run RecycleWorks program is looking to consolidate its operations on a single site and add a composting operation. The complex deal would involve selling city land to the Alaskan Brewery Company and hiking utility rates.
Juneau residents will have a rare opportunity this week to sound off over trash service. The company that runs curbside pick up has been acquired by Waste Connections, a Canada-based business with customers in 39 states and five provinces.
“Dog poop on trails, it’s such a contentious subject,” Bob Deering said.