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Empowered pool board remains on starting block and planning with undivided attention, which Parks and Recreation can't do.Parks and Recreation Department Director Kirk Duncan reported some improvements to the pools' budget problems, but acknowledged there's more work to...
CBJ consolidation will save $300K

...Department, for which he already has experience through his former position at Eaglecrest Ski Area.Engineering Department Director Rorie Watt will take over the merged public works and engineering division, and current director of parks and...
City seeks funds for recycling center, parking system

...manufactured for 1,000 to 1,300 tons (of recycling) per year, and we are at 2,400."CBJ Engineering Department director Rorie Watt presented pictures of the current baler, which is held together by duct-tape and baling wire. The...
Juneau's trash builds as disposal solutions stall

...options to handle the city's biosolids, according to a previous Empire report.Late last month, CBJ Engineering Department Director Rorie Watt recommended to the Assembly a halt in any further plans until the CBJ budget deficit is reduced and...
Kodiak opens classes in renovated school

...they've started into the renovation of the cafeteria, library and balcony section and the other parts," said Bob Tucker, the Kodiak Island Borough engineering and facilities department director, at a Dec. 30 KIB assembly work session.
City could buy burnt-out Gastineau Apartments

...the public on the proposed new Capital Transit Plan was distributed to Assembly members on Monday. Public Works Department Director Kirk Duncan presented the group with the lengthy public response from the past week of forums that presented the...
Reviving city as the 'People's Capital'

...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 Gastineau...
Water main breaks on Douglas

...Borough of Juneau Public Works Department. Two and a half hours later, water was still off in the area, but department director Kirk Duncan said the break would soon be repaired."It'll be fixed before people read about it in the paper...
New cell tower ordinance to balance industry, community

...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 commission approval...
City to cut midday N. Douglas bus

...process, the elimination of one North Douglas bus is one of only two changes taking effect soon, city Public Works Department director Kirk Duncan said. The other change will diminish afternoon express service from the Nugget Mall to downtown from...


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