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Proposed ordinance would remove barrier to childcare centers in homes meant to lower barriers for potential care providers and increase the city's child care capacity, Planning Commission chairman Mike Satre said. Improving access to child care is a priority in both the city's comprehensive plan and the...
Speeding up the plodding plots rules

...subdivision requirement changes is to simplify the language and process for the regular Juneau resident. Planning Commission Chairman Mike Satre said the point is to make the process flow more smoothly for a developer planning to build a subdivision...
Empire Editorial: Build more homes - now

...making it simple for the public to understand our code and I don't think that's too much to ask," Planning Commission Chairman Mike Satre said.According to a past Empire report, Juneau had the second-highest home costs in Alaska at...
Proposal would run Fairbanks borough recycling program as non-profit

...likely the borough will need to help underwrite whichever recycling program we end up with," Fairbanks recycling commission chairman Karl Monetti said. "And this study should help provide decision-makers the information they need to determine...
Tall Timbers wants to clear Haven House from neighborhood

...Planning Commission went into executive session after Spitzfaden's final comments to make a decision on the appeal. Commission chairman Mike Satre said at the beginning of the meeting that if the commission came to a decision on the appeal Tuesday...
For Juneau's planning commission, peonies have thorns

...I can't imagine anything more private than a peony farm."Before the conditional use permit was approved, commission chairman Mike Satre addressed the neighbors who attended and spoke at the meeting, thanking them for their time."The...
Work on housing action plan ongoing

...the center of the commission's efforts - and what is perhaps the most important project underway, according to commission chairman Norton Gregory - is the Housing Action Plan."The plan is going to be a map, not only for home buyers, but...
Large West Juneau housing project cleared for development

...will be reserved for disabled tenants."Ultimately, this fits our comprehensive plan to a 'T,'" Planning Commission Chairman Mike Satre said of the project.Most members of the public who spoke in opposition of the project said it did...
Speaker criticizes treatment of Natives

...a speaker at the Tanana Chiefs Conference convention told a Fairbanks audience.U.S. Indian Law and Order Commission chairman Troy Eid said Tuesday that a lack of tribal sovereignty and a colonial attitude are contributing to an unconscionable...
State | AK legislature
Report addresses public safety on tribal land

...non-Indians. The Tribal Law and Order Act and provisions of the Violence Against Women Act do that to an extent. But Commission Chairman Troy Eid said federal laws and policies overall remain outdated and stand in the way of making tribal communities...


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