Shortly after the city attorney swore in Juneau's new mayor and two returning Assembly members, it was back to business with the awarding of a contract to demolish the twice-burned Gastineau Apartments.
About an acre of land previously planned as park space associated with the Marine Park and Seawalk will be set aside for a potential housing project.
A company that sold a faulty parking system to the City and Borough of Juneau has been ordered by a court to refund the city $1.2 million after months of litigation. Unfortunately, the city will most likely never see a cent, city attorney Amy Mead said.
Some downtown business owners are pleading with the city not to take away the North Franklin parking lot.
Open Lab Computer Training, 9-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Individual and small group instruction available for computer skills and online job search guidance. Free. Tai Chi class for ages 60 and older, 10-11 a.m.
About 59 percent of Juneau voters said "yes" to Proposition 1, enabling the creation of an empowered pool board to oversee Juneau's two pools, during the October 2014 municipal election.
While some may have thought they were near the finish line for deciding whether to create an empowered board for Juneau's pools, a flood of questions during Monday evening's City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Committee of the Whole meeting sent the issue to another committee instead.Months after voters gave the assembly the option to create an empowered board, the Assembly is looking at the option, but there are philosophical differences in how assembly members approach the potential for a board.
Although the state has banned marijuana use in public, Juneau officials are taking their own steps to clarify regulations covering recreational pot in the capital city.
The battle for Haven House, a transitional home for released female prisoners, may be coming to a close.
Open forums for public comment will be held this week on the proposed Capital Transit Plan set for implementation in spring 2015.
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