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Reviving city as the 'People's Capital'

...housing as well."The city needs to be more aggressive on derelict properties," group facilitator and city Community Development Department Director Hal Hart said. "Property owners need to be held responsible."The group referenced the burned-out...
Anchorage neighborhood opposes facility expansion

...said the city's community development department should not have granted...limit remains. The community development department defended the variance...the neighborhood.The community development department granted the zoning variance...
Tall Timbers wants to clear Haven House from neighborhood hear an appeal it lodged against a city Community Development Department decision favoring the house.In March...City attorney Rob Palmer, representing the Community Development Department, asked the Planning Commission to dismiss...
New cell tower ordinance to balance industry, community

...and blend with their surroundings would be fast-tracked through the permitting process, needing only Community Development Department director approval. This is much like the current ordinance, which requires permitting but no planning...
City workers shouldering more after job cuts

...July 1, remaining city employees are left to shoulder the work left by those who faced layoffs.The city Community Development Department lost two full-time employees - its code enforcement officer and its database specialist. The database...
Spurned by Spuhn Island

...original proposal changed, he said. He said lighting was added to Spuhn Island tower with the approval of the community development department, even though the FAA said lighting was not required and despite the fact the public were not given supplemental...
Haven House leases, does not own

...for the Malissa Drive location from a single-family home to a transitional group home in December 2013. Community Development Department director Hal Hart decided in January that Haven House could be defined best as a halfway house, but because...
Pool stays afloat, but CBJ pulls plug on six more jobs

...filling that position, as well as cutting the snow removal jobs, will save the city $157,900.In the Community Development Department, a code compliance officer was eliminated, saving about $100,000. Because of this, "planners and...
City may lose deputy fire marshal, basketball league and summer ice rink hours

...slow down winter snow removal," Kiefer's proposal said.Eliminating a code compliance officer from the Community Development Department would force planners and building inspectors to investigate code complaints themselves.Eliminating the...
After seven years, AWARE to break ground on new shelter

...months have gone by quickly and easily, she said. "It happened really quickly and I have to say the (city Community Development Department) has been really great to work with," Gilcrist said. "Having followed their recommendations, it was...


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