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Empire Editorial: Here we go again ...

...and leave town. That will lead to fewer volunteers, less sales tax collected, few users of public facilities, and so on. CBJ may not be in a position in Fiscal Year 2017 to fund education to the cap; it will have its own jobs and services to protect...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-30/empire-editorial-here-we-go-again
Opinion
CBJ forges the way to new land

...nearly used-up pit behind Costco.The current CBJ Lemon Creek gravel pit land is being considered...material site would be used up eventually, CBJ Engineering began a project in 2007 to develop the new CBJ North Lemon Creek Material Source behind the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-30/cbj-forges-way-new-land
Local
CBJ holiday events and closures

...Downtown-Valley at 7:35 p.m., and Downtown-Douglas 8:05 p.m. Care-A-Van service will end at 9 p.m.All CBJ Docks and Harbors, Capital City Fire and Rescue, Juneau International Airport and Juneau Police Department operations will...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-24/cbj-holiday-events-and-closures
Local
School budget crunch guide for 2016

...goal is to save about $2.2 million. CBJ contributed about $24.5 million total...extra from the state. This also assumes the CBJ will fund the maximum allowable contribution determined...one-time funding to the district but the CBJ will provide funding to the new state maximum...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-29/school-budget-crunch-guide-2016
Local
CBJ looking for municipal lobbyists

...Juneau is looking for a state lobbyist ahead of the annual legislative session.Those interested in municipal lobbying for the CBJ are asked to mail a letter of interest, resume and fee expectations to City Manager Kim Kiefer. That address is 155 South Seward...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-04/cbj-looking-municipal-lobbyists
Local
'Field of Fireweed' land swap negotiations delayed

...Hearing officer John Corso decided to carry on without Bruce.CBJ attorney Robert Palmer said Horan and Company had been chosen by both CBJ and Bicknell to appraise a 20-acre parcel of CBJ land behind Costco and the Honsinger Pond plot by the airport...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-29/field-fireweed-land-swap-negotiations-d
Local
District considers deficit atop deficit

...1.1 million in contributions and the CBJ will fund to the cap and provide activities...allowable contribution by $256,000.The CBJ is facing its own budget deficit and this...addition to the lessened contribution, CBJ gave $392,500 less than the previous...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/district-considers-deficit-atop-deficit
Local
State will appeal school funding decision

...limited in Juneau. The City and Borough of Juneau has a long history of giving the legal maximum or close to it.This year, the CBJ contributed $24.5 million to schools, a figure only $500,000 below the maximum, despite facing a multimillion-dollar...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-29/state-will-appeal-school-funding-decisi
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Leave the senior sales tax exemption alone

...Now it seems to be the theme song for the CBJ Assembly's Tax Exemption Review Committee...the senior sales tax exemption or use it.CBJ staff is working on reducing spending and...sales tax total? If the finances of the CBJ are so desperate, why is the Sales Tax Exemptions...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-25/leave-senior-sales-tax-exemption-alon
Opinion
Kiefer shares CBJ news at Chamber luncheon

...Juneau Manager Kim Kiefer gave an update on CBJ activities and answered questions at the...It's only $3 million," Kiefer said.CBJ hopes to scope out the road route by next...process, the more money will remain for CBJ to spend on building the road. Construction...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-08-24/kiefer-shares-cbj-news-chamber-luncheon
Local

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