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...Anchorage's rules for commercial signs are among the loosest of any in the country for cities its size and larger, city consultant David Hartt of Cleveland, Ohio, has said. Hartt and associate Alan Weinstein wrote the draft ordinance that's...
My Turn: Aquatic center: wrong priority, wrong rationale

...plans as "circulation," perhaps as in library circulation. Annual expenses of the facility are estimated by the city consultants at $1.5 million per year. The city projects cost recovery (user fees) at 87 percent of expenses or $1.2...
Juneau Empire Story Archive available, according to city consultants. The city has asked available, according to city consultants. Researchers to study available, according to city consultants. Home>Archives> Researchers...
My turn: Thoughts on Juneau's garbage

At an Aug. 29 public hearing, city consultants presented a draft strategy to deal with Juneau's solid waste. At this meeting, citizens expressed, among other things, a...
W. Douglas workgroup members exaggerate

...options, which clearly violate the airport security zone and the runway-safety expansion area. The workgroup and city consultants repeat misconceptions that by narrowing the options, they can cut time and costs in preparing an environmental impact...
My turn: Community needs to be part of planning for second crossing

...made the community of north Douglas, who are constituents, angry and distrustful. We requested a meeting with city consultants on the process (we went to them, they did not come to us!). One month later, much to the surprise of most of...
Tourism meetings to look at options

City consultants will be in town this week for a series of meetings about Juneau's long-range tourism plan. Planners have scheduled discussions...
Researchers to study heli-sites

...looking for places to put alternate heliports in Juneau, but a perfect solution might not be available, according to city consultants. The city has asked national engineering firm Michael Baker Jr. Inc. to find at least one site north of downtown...
Sewerage saga

...installing an emergency by-pass - essentially a 24- or 30-inch emergency outfall into the Mendenhall River. City consultants have talked with representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency about it, he said. ``They might be willing...

Meeting on heliport selection tonight JUNEAU - A city consultant looking at alternative heliport sites is sponsoring a public meeting tonight about what selection criteria should be used. Screening...


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