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Empowered pool board may answer to Parks and Rec.

...April 27.Editor's note: In a previous version of this article, Kirk Duncan was mistakenly given the title of Director of Public Works instead of Parks & Recreation.? Contact reporter Stephanie Shor at 523-2279 or at stephanie.shor@juneauempire...
Hidden Valley, Hidden Controversy: A housing project competes with landfill dreams and government realities

...Tonsgard Court.Two CBJ parcels were identified as ideal locations: Upper Lemon Creek and Lower Lemon Creek.Director of Public Works Rorie Watt said this report was likely what Assembly members were thinking when they expressed concern that Worrell's...
City public works committee advocates electric cars

...charging stations on CBJ property, which could hurt drivers or damage vehicles if used improperly.Rorie Watt, director of Public Works, said the city would be liable for damage or accidental shocks at its stations, but he sees this risk as minimal...
Hidden Valley subdivision gains ground

...locations for another landfill to replace the existing Capitol Landfill, set to reach capacity in 20 years.Although Director of Public Works Rorie Watt said he did not recommend a new landfill, the option was still there for Lemon Creek, the only land...
Assembly Meeting wrap-up: Giant whale statue to arrive in summer

...biosolids incinerator shut down in 2010 and the city's sludge has been shipped to a landfill in Oregon ever since.Director of Public Works Rorie Watt said there are approximately 140 thermal dryers in use for sludge across the nation and it has been...
Sitka crews begin tearing up aging street pavement

...was potholed so bad we could not put in the patch and have it last very long," said Michael Harmon, Sitka's director of public works. Although his department might have given a little better notice, he said Anna Drive was a no-brainer...
'Nightmare' continues for pug owner

Sifting through pages and pages of Animal Control reports and redacted police reports, Cheryl Buchanan looks up from her desk and says, "This has been a nightmare."
City merger tightens budget

...Juneau Engineering Department will soon merge, saving Juneau approximately $275,000 per year.The current director of Public Works, Kirk Duncan, will become director of the parks and recreation department, for which he already has experience...
CBJ consolidation will save $300K

...Juneau public works and engineering departments will soon merge, saving the city about $275,000.Current director of public works Kirk Duncan will head up the Parks and Recreation Department, for which he already has experience through his...
City seeks funds for recycling center, parking system

...expectancy for the more expensive baler."Most of the stuff we get doesn't last 20 to 30 years," he said.Director of Public Works Kirk Duncan added: "That's why we are spending the money that we are." Public facilities such as schools...


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