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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...
Transit passengers vent about changes

...walk from Malissa Drive to a bus stop on Backloop Road could be impossible if sidewalks are covered in snow.Director of Public Works Kirk Duncan replied that the first priority when clearing snow is to "get roads opened to traffic," and sidewalk...
Capital Transit gives bus routes another go

...and Borough of Juneau rearranged its Engineering, Public Works and Parks and Recreation departments. Former Director of Public Works Kirk Duncan moved to head Parks and Recreation when his department merged with CBJ Engineering, under Rorie Watt...
Public meetings scheduled on new Capital Transit Plan

...implementation in spring 2015. Questions and concerns from residents will follow a brief route overview presentation by Director of Public Works Kirk Duncan. Meetings are scheduled as follows:? Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 12 p.m., University of Southeast...
Juneau transportation heads for transformation

...Douglas Road and the new Capital Transit Plan were among the topics examined at the Assembly's retreat on Monday.Director of Public Works Kirk Duncan announced that a total of seven meetings would be held during the first week of December to educate...
Meetings to cover all things water in Juneau

...the Assembly Chambers."We're being about as inclusive in getting input as we can be," said Kirk Duncan, director of public works for the city.Every 10 years the city does a study to identify capital needs and ideal rate increases to ensure...


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