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My Turn: It's not too late to move whale sculpture

...make more economic sense and meet everyone's needs. City planners have rejected them, choosing instead to bid the project...involved in discussions with the whale committee and city planners about alternate locations for some time. One option...
Downtown's 'visual pollution' draws Juneau Assembly's attention

...tourist-centric area near the cruise ship docks, said senior city planner Laura Boyce at the Assembly meeting."It's last year's round of budget cuts. Currently, city planners take turns doing code enforcement on top of their other...
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Statter Harbor Phase II better than it looks

...accommodating for its many user groups. In turn, Phase II is part of a comprehensive 20-year Auke Bay Master Plan, which city planners are creating to develop and improve the area.According to chief project designer Dick Somerville of PND Engineers...
Yakutat organizations, community members band together to save town

...investing $1000 or more. BEAUTIFICATIONOnce people come to town, Rhonda Coston wants to keep them there. Coston, the city planner, is passionate about town beautification, cutting brush, and the trash clean-up city workers and volunteers have...
Seattle needs permit for oil

...a two-year lease with Foss Maritime, whose client is Shell, without doing an environmental review.Murray said city planners reviewed the use of Terminal 5 as a base for the drilling fleet and found that it would violate the port's 20-year-old...
Catching 'chromers' in Yakutat

...about fishing.My cell phone didn't work in Yakutat, so an hour or two later Swanson tracked me down by calling city planner Rhonda Coston's office, where I was taking pictures of a talented high school student painting a ferry on a board...
Bike map funded and ready to roll

...on a smartphone or GPS unit, for example.The digital information will be provided to City and Borough of Juneau city planners and can be updated easily as new paths, streets or trails are added. Juneau Rides says the map is in the home stretch...
Homer residents look to stop local beach abuse

...Bishop's Beach area can get tricky, but generally city land starts at mean high tide or a tide of 17.5 feet, said City Planner Rick Abboud."Anyone camping on private property without the permission of the owner is in violation," Robl said...
Tall Timbers wants to clear Haven House from neighborhood

...appeals are dealt with.In May, the Planning Commission considered both the Haven House and Tall Timbers appeals. City planners recommended the commission hear Haven House's appeal, and if the commission finds Tall Timbers' appeal valid...
Haven House leases, does not own

...basis that the house should not be defined as a halfway house. In March, it presented further information to help city planners determine what best defines it.Hart issued a second decision, stating that the house is best defined as a boarding...


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