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My Turn: Where have all Juneau's children gone?

...families with children using our schools, hospital and city services, as well as individuals and businesses paying real...ourselves the hard question: Can we afford to keep the city services and amenities we enjoy, let alone two high schools...
My Turn: Winter lacks a money-back guarantee

...annual operating money from the city. In any given year, and especially in this very troubled budget year, these city services are in no position to be giving money back. I am confident that this one poor winter will have little impact on the...
Hidden Valley subdivision gains ground

...access.Although Worrell and Eliason have drafted a homeowner agreement that would forbid residents to ever ask for city services, Kiehl previously referenced the Bonnie Brae subdivision in North Douglas and said he worried this agreement could...
Another new housing complex planned for Douglas

...Residents can also reach the community from the highway by a gravel pedestrian path.Houses will be connected to all basic city services and utilities. The 13 structures share a slim three-story design with stairs running up one side of the house to each...
Off with their head (tax)

...funding.Although the tax money collected from cruise ships is required to be spent on cruise-related projects, many city services, facilities and programs are directly or indirectly impacted by cruise ship passengers. This means the revenue generated...
Make friends, build resume at business summer camp

...raise property taxes, dipping into the general fund instead to cover the $2.7 million shortfall remaining after city service and job cuts. The Juneau chamber was against raising property taxes because of an increase's potential impact on businesses...
Pool stays afloat, but CBJ pulls plug on six more jobs committee meeting.The group went through each item, approving most. By the time it finished its list of city service and program reductions, about $1.8 million had been eliminated from the budget.Overall, about six full-time...
City may lose deputy fire marshal, basketball league and summer ice rink hours

City Manager Kim Kiefer proposed an additional $1.6 million in cuts to city services and jobs at Wednesday's City and Borough of Juneau Assembly finance committee meeting.The proposal is on top of $3.6 million...
'Save our pool!': Users address assembly

...increase "is a budget balancing strategy the chamber is opposed to on the strongest possible terms."He said more city service and job cuts should be made to prevent a tax increase, and that the cuts proposed and approved so far have been "insignificant...
City and Borough of Juneau projects $12 million shortfall

...rates by varying degrees and making significant cuts to city services and programs. Kiefer presented four options which can...Assembly finance committee - including details on which city services and programs could be cut - on April 2. The final budget...


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