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Ice rink, school district advocates speak up

Skaters, coaches and parents showed up at Monday's city assembly meeting to speak out against closing the Treadwell Arena two extra months.Turning the rink into an eight-month ice facility...
Big water and sewer projects planned

...source."It's a Brita water filter on a municipal scale," Watt said after his presentation.Depending on what the city Assembly decides, parts of these projects could be funded by water utility rate increases, Duncan said. A rate study done...
BRH: Severance paid for 'continuity of operations'

...and Adams, she said, and neither the board nor the city assembly needed to be involved."Those agreements were not...manager under Harff's leadership, Storer said. The city assembly was unaware of this severance package. The situation...
City's shortfall is $15 million, not $12 million

...when we talked about the budget last year," Kiefer said.At last night's assembly finance committee meeting, city assembly and staff were mentioning a $12 million deficit and $13 million deficit. To cut down on confusion, Kiefer said...
'Never a bad time to plan' for the future

...the beginning of the meeting the city's $12 million shortfall projected for fiscal years 2015 and 2016."(The city assembly) wants an economic development plan, a concerted, sustained, focused path," she said.The two firms will be...
'Field of Fireweed' rezone denied

...against the rezone. They were also up for reappointment to the commission; their applications were denied by the City Assembly on Dec. 17 and Gordon Jackson and former assembly candidate Bill Peters were appointed to fill their seats. The two...
Sitka OKs expansion design for library

...public library in Sitka will enable the building to accommodate the changing role of libraries in the 21st century.The city assembly has approved the design for Kettleson Memorial Library after hearing from library director Sarah Bell and Paul Voelckers...
PRAC takes Fish Creek ATV park off the table

...account, he said, the committee made it clear it has an advisory role, and the final decision will be made by the City Assembly. It makes the victory feel a bit "hollow," he said."I'm happy, but it doesn't end here," Sullivan said...
Report: More to accomplish for Juneau's LGBTQ community

...Longworth tried to apply for a spouse card. The city had never encountered that before, she said."But right away the city assembly approved it," Longworth said. "It was just done, no fuss no muss."Karen Wood and Darla Madden, who have a...
City gives first public meetings on water rate study

...shuffling of how to charge trailer parks and duplexes for water and wastewater services, among other things. The city assembly did not adopt all of the company's rate increase recommendations, Johnson said.This time, Duncan hopes the city...


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