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Jobs, taxes and buildings: Behind CBJ's austerity offensive

...OK with scaling back or cutting and submitted it to city manager Kim Kiefer. That's how Kiefer developed her list...still weighing a $400,000 cut to the bus system.The city manager's proposal does not fund the Juneau School District...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-20/jobs-taxes-and-buildings-behind-cbjs-au
Local
Assembly member asks for hospital CEO salary justification

...Wanamaker said of the CEO salary.The Assembly agreed that it should meet with the board to discuss the salary. City manager Kim Kiefer and finance committee chairwoman Karen Crane said they would set up the meeting before the end of the month...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-18/assembly-member-asks-hospital-ceo-salar
Local
Juneau Assembly will take second look at pool closure

...and Borough of Juneau Assembly OK'd all but four of city manager Kim Kiefer's recommended cuts, putting the remaining...proceed on each item listed."Tonight we're giving the city manager direction, but it's not cast in stone," committee...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-17/juneau-assembly-will-take-second-look-p
Local
My Turn: Assembly must think differently to dodge pool closure

Juneau's city manager has proposed closing the downtown swimming pool to trim $250,000 from the fiscal year 2015 budget and $500,000 in FY16...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-16/my-turn-assembly-must-think-different
Opinion
Letter: Want pool to stay open? Tell it to City Hall

...hall" using the link at http://www.juneau.org/tellittcityhall/tellit.php; mail your comments to the City Manager's Office, City & Borough of Juneau, 155 South Seward St., Juneau, Alaska 99801; or attend the Assembly meeting...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-04-11/letter-want-pool-stay-open-tell-it-ci
Letters
Kenai Chamber of Commerce pitches new electronic sign

...from the city."Since the chamber is turning 60 this year I could not think of a better gift," Braun said.Kenai City Manager Rick Koch said if the city pays for the sign then it would own it.Porter said the sign would be a benefit to the city...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/kenai-chamber-commerce-pitches-new-elec
State
Bigger boats allowed on Auke Lake

...in the next five years," the city manager's report stated. There are no...Assembly Finance Committee meeting, city manager Kim Kiefer proposed some decreases...emergency shelter, according to the city manager's report.The Assembly unanimously...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-08/bigger-boats-allowed-auke-lake
Local
Budget proposal slashes 19 city jobs to balance books

...Juneau's $12 million deficit, city manager Kim Kiefer listed 19.29 full-time...Juneau-Douglas City Museum.The city manager also proposed tweaking the city's...getting a $400,000 cut, deputy city manager Rob Steedle said after the meeting...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-03/budget-proposal-slashes-19-city-jobs-ba
Local
Augustus Brown pool could close temporarily

...as it cuts $12 million from the 2015 and 2016 budgets.At a city Aquatic Facility Advisory Board meeting Tuesday, city manager Kim Kiefer informed the board that the downtown pool could be "mothballed" starting in November, saving the city...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-02/augustus-brown-pool-could-close-tempora
Local
Thumbs up, thumbs down

...everything's on the table. City jobs, services, programs, projects - any or all could be on the chopping block. City Manager Kim Kiefer presented four generalized options to balance the budget at Wednesday's meeting. They can be found online...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-24/thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion

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