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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...
Kotzebue plans city-owned bar, restaurant

...Kotzebue officials plan to open a city-owned bar and restaurant in an ongoing effort to generate additional revenue for city services.The business would open as early as November if approved by Alaska state liquor license regulators, the Anchorage...
Juneau got LBGT-friendlier in 2014

...locally.The city also doesn't offer services specifically targeted to LGBT residents, though they may benefit from city services anyway. "Do we provide services for youth? Yes. Are some LGBT? My guess is yep," Kiefer said. And though it...
Kiefer recommends cuts if mill rate not increased

Juneau City Manager Kim Kiefer presented Wednesday evening a list of suggested cuts to city services in the fiscal year 2014 budget to compensate for the loss of expected revenue if the Assembly decides to backtrack on its approval...
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...
What's being said

Kelly Flynn: Infrastructure, Swimming pools, Libraries, City Services, I love em all. In order to pay for these nice things we need to generate revenue through taxes. In order to create revenue...
Bill Peters

...reopening the AJ mine?Advantages include economic stimulation, jobs, increased tax base and financial support for city services. Disadvantages might include increased traffic in the downtown corridor and concern over the impacts to our water...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...EMPIRE A 4.4-percent cut in city services is at the heart of the biennial...Archives A 4.4-percent cut in city services is at the heart of the biennial...Online A 4.4-percent cut in city services is at the heart of the biennial...
Which city services would you cut?

Would Juneau taxpayers rather raise taxes or sacrifice services to keep the city's deficit down? An planned phone survey of City and Borough of Juneau residents will ask this question and more to give guidence to the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly.
Pension mandates could hurt city funds

Reduced city services, fewer teachers and increased class sizes in Juneau could be some of the repercussions of a state decision to increase employer...


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