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Alaska fisheries board opens 10-day meeting in Sitka changes to salmon, herring and groundfish fisheries in Southeast.A stakeholder group called the "Committee of the Whole" consolidates proposals that are similar so the proposals can be tackled in groups by the fisheries board.
City ponders Housing First funding sources

At the end of 2014, the City and Borough of Juneau Committee of the Whole pledged to contribute $1.5 million to the Housing First Project.Now they're trying to find the money.During the regular...
Empire Editorial: Some Assembly members playing word games

...said frequent pool user Max Mertz, who also is involved with the Glacier Swim Club, during a Feb. 9 Assembly Committee of the Whole meeting. "The use of both pools now is less than in 2006."Voters spoke, but will the Assembly listen? So...
Juneau's future mapped out to Juneau would decrease the amount of payroll money leaving the city and bolster the tourism industry. At a Committee of the Whole meeting earlier this month, Greg Fisk updated COW members on preliminary discussions to move all Alaska-related...
Empowered pool board remains on starting block

...board for Juneau's pools, a flood of questions during Monday evening's City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Committee of the Whole meeting sent the issue to another committee instead.Months after voters gave the assembly the option to create...
City officials weigh fines, regulations for marijuana

...public use restrictions to those covering alcohol.City and Borough of Juneau attorney Amy Mead consulted Assembly Committee of the Whole members during Monday night's meeting to discuss the implications when recreational pot use becomes legal Feb...
Juneau pools won't change hands just yet

...compiling a list of the negative and positive impacts of an empowered pool board, to be presented to the Assembly's Committee of the Whole Feb. 9.The Treadwell Ice Arena had also been considered for an empowered board last year, but the Assembly...
Juneau Assembly approves big hike in local tobacco taxes; e-cigarettes also covered

...Rainforest Recovery Center, and $600,000 in tobacco tax proceeds could go to the Housing First Project. The CBJ's Committee of the Whole has initially promised $1.5 million to that latter project.Depending on how much revenue is raised from the...
Juneau faces $20 million bill for sewage solution

...night, the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly's Committee of the Whole was confronted with the price tag of the most likely...dryers. Crane suggested monthly updates to the Committee of the Whole on the preliminary studies. The motion passed...
Capital Transit gives bus routes another go

...completely reworked. At a regular Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, Deputy...Steedle's memo to the Committee of the Whole on Monday offered a list of...from elimination.At the Committee of the Whole on Monday, more funding wasn't...


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