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From greenhouse to ground, city crew is dedicated to beautifying Alaska's capital city

...throughout the community to step up. ... It's encouraging."Facilities, Parks and Landscape Superintendent Brent Fischer views the decorative landscaping as a quality of life issue, not just an aesthetic one.Juneau Police Department's...
City merger tightens budget

...director of Public Works, which will manage Engineering as a subdivision. The current director of Parks and Recreation, Brent Fischer will take over operations of a merged building and parks maintenance department."There may be more of a delay in...
CBJ consolidation will save $300K

...Watt will take over the merged public works and engineering division, and current director of parks and recreation Brent Fischer will take over operations of a merged maintenance department that oversees city facilities and parks.Duncan said...

...been going on for the last week or so, Ryan said.City and Borough of Juneau facilities maintenance superintendent Brent Fischer said employees "had wondered why (the dispenser) seemed a little low," but had no idea it was the work of ravens...
What's going on at Centennial Hall? for five years, but "it takes a long time to get funding," said Parks and Recreation Department director Brent Fischer. The department oversees Centennial Hall.The entire project is costing the city $3.7 million, paid for with...
City workers shouldering more after job cuts

...a constant for more than 30 years. At the time it was cut, the program had 380 participants, department director Brent Fischer said.Two department recreation coordinators remain, but with one-third less manpower, something had to go, Fischer...
Secret garden

...It's not uncommon to find a weed among the flowers, but City and Borough of Juneau Parks and Recreation Director Brent Fischer said this is the first he's heard of a marijuana plant popping up in a city-tended bed. The intruding plant was...
Volunteers provide bird's eye view of derby

Flying in a bush plane above hundreds of boats Saturday, Captains Rob MacDonald and Brent Fischer scanned the waters below looking for signs of distress: orange life jackets in the water, gas and oil sheen from a sinking vessel...
A crumbling Cope Park addressed

...Juneau Police Department frequently receives calls to the area."There's definitely activity in there," said Brent Fischer, Director of Parks and Recreation.The first draft shows an improved loop trail, a picnic area and shelter, swings...
Juneau's whale awarded grant

...along with the contribution from the city."Roughly $500,000 remains to be funded. "We're delighted," said Brent Fischer, Director of Parks and Recreation. "It's going to be a neat asset to that park area."The $2.2 million life-size...


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