City slashes funding requests

...understanding of the situation," City and Borough of Juneau lobbyist Kevin Jardell told Assembly members.The list, which City Manager Kim Kiefer said had already been whittled down since it was first submitted in August, detailed hopeful projects from...
Empire Editorial: Doing less with fewer Fiscal Year 2016. That figure was $9.2 million before other cost-saving measures were adopted, according to City Manager Kim Kiefer.Combining the two offices and staffs will save $275,000. Every little bit helps, though we're sad...
City merger tightens budget

...over operations of a merged building and parks maintenance department."There may be more of a delay in service," City Manager Kim Kiefer said. "Rorie will have a number of divisions under him and things may take a bit longer."Watt, however...
City manager briefs chamber on budget

...from various sources. General sales tax revenue has plateaued after a general upward trend from 2010 through 2013. City Manager Kim Kiefer gave a nod to the Chamber's "Look Local First" campaign for the uptick. "Looking local first makes...
City could buy burnt-out Gastineau Apartments

...maintaining service, primarily at the University of Alaska Southeast campus and the Nugget Mall, he said. Deputy City Manager Rob Steedle stressed that the plan, which would significantly change bus service in the aftermath of budget cuts to...
Task force says no to empowered Treadwell board

...would cover things such as finances and human resources required to establish the board."I don't support this," City Manager Kim Kiefer said. "This will increase costs and we need to address that."It was agreed that going to an empowered...
Holiday travel tales at airports across Alaska and Hawaii

...children were in Anchorage, heading home to the Yup'ik village of Scammon Bay on Alaska's western coast.Larson, the city manager of the village, had been in Anchorage on business and his wife and children came along as a vacation treat. His work...
Juneau transportation heads for transformation

...creation of this finalized plan."What we have here reflects drivers' concerns and input," Troll said.Deputy City Manager Rob Steedle confirmed that one particular concern for drivers is the left turn onto Davis Avenue toward Lemon Creek...
Walker interviews for cabinet positions

...Sealaska Heritage Institute President Rosita Worl, who served on the subsistence committee; City and Borough of Juneau City Manager Kim Kiefer and Assemblywoman Karen Crane, who served on the intergovernmental relations committee; and Juneau Economic...
Intense storm headed to Aleutian Islands picnic tables, storage containers and pallets, and parking cars differently so doors won't get blown off, city manager Layton Lockett said.A multiuse building that houses the town's school can also be used as an emergency center if...


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