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Survey: Augustus Brown pool needs $5.5M in repairs

The Augustus Brown Swimming Pool was a hot topic this spring...next couple months."The Augustus Brown Swimming Pool was built in 1972, with a...this fall.View the entire Augustus Brown Swimming Pool survey report online at www...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-18/survey-augustus-brown-pool-needs-55m-re
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Airport, Docks and Harbors boards get fresh blood

...aquatics enterprise board to oversee management of the city's two pools.In the last budget cycle, the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool narrowly missed being "mothballed," but still could face closure if the city cannot afford the millions...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15/airport-docks-and-harbors-boards-get-fr
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Eaglecrest board gives ice rink cold shoulder

...future of the rink is on hold, the Assembly did vote to put the possibility of a new empowered board to run the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool and the Dimond Park Aquatic Center on the upcoming ballot.Right now, the Dimond Park Aquatic Center runs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-22/eaglecrest-board-gives-ice-rink-cold-sh
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CBJ tax hike is taken off the table

...changes from Wednesday's choices are unlikely.The finance committee unanimously restored funding for the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool, going against city manager Kim Kiefer's recommendation to mothball the facility until its repair needs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-09/cbj-tax-hike-taken-table
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Pool stays afloat, but CBJ pulls plug on six more jobs

Augustus Brown Swimming Pool will stay open for at least the next year, the City and Borough...reductions from the city manager's first proposal - including the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool - as well as the manager's second reductions list, which...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-08/pool-stays-afloat-cbj-pulls-plug-six-mo
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...City and Borough of Juneau Assembly listening to its constituents and putting off a decision on closing the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. The body decided to consider more budget-balancing options before making a final call. It also has yet...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-21/thumbs-thumbs-down
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Jobs, taxes and buildings: Behind CBJ's austerity offensive

...being discussed, such as closing the downtown Augustus Brown Swimming Pool, most reductions to services and departments...the budget, including closing the downtown Augustus Brown Swimming Pool later this year. Draining the poolFifteen...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-20/jobs-taxes-and-buildings-behind-cbjs-au
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Juneau Assembly will take second look at pool closure

...to be discussed further.The closure of the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool, a reduction in grants and program funding...AFC_Packet.pdf.When it came to the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool, however, the assembly didn't reach a consensus...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-17/juneau-assembly-will-take-second-look-p
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Letter: Want pool to stay open? Tell it to City Hall

...some tough decisions. While there are many pressing needs competing for our city's dollars, targeting the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool to shoulder a disproportionate burden of the budget reduction is a short-sighted solution. The Augustus...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-04-11/letter-want-pool-stay-open-tell-it-ci
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Budget proposal slashes 19 city jobs to balance books

...any other department - $1 million over two years.Those cuts include the indefinite closure of the downtown Augustus Brown Swimming Pool starting Nov. 3. The closure will save the city a quarter of a million dollars in 2015 and a half a million...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-03/budget-proposal-slashes-19-city-jobs-ba
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