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Empire Editorial: Take head taxes off the chopping block

...each city has its own head tax). Juneau's total cut is $13 per cruise ship passenger. The money goes toward dock and harbor improvements and other features that encourage the cruise industry to come here. Tourism is Alaska's second-largest...
Off with their head (tax)

...ship passengers. This means the revenue generated could be used for a variety of local projects aside from just docks and harbors."Our port development fee is used to offset the needs of the community and in how the city is impacted by incoming...
Bringing tattoos to the Valley

...Unlimited and Tattoo.But Jamie wanted to move to Juneau, so they did. For a year, he worked for the city's Docks and Harbors."It's tough going from an alternative lifestyle - fishing and working - to a union city job," he said.He...
Deal ends tramway appraisal dispute

...settlement for rent owed, during a Docks and Harbors meeting Friday. The city owed will be presented in Docks and Harbors' final version to the Assembly...Donek, vice-chairman of the Docks and Harbors board.? Stephanie Shor can...
CBJ holiday events and closures

...Downtown-Valley at 7:35 p.m., and Downtown-Douglas 8:05 p.m. Care-A-Van service will end at 9 p.m.All CBJ Docks and Harbors, Capital City Fire and Rescue, Juneau International Airport and Juneau Police Department operations will continue...
Anonymous notes threaten poisoning of dogs in Aurora Harbor

...forthcoming with the finds, posting examples to the Docks and Harbors website under "Hot Topics." Borg has informed harbor...everyone's been pretty mellow."JPD, Animal Control and Docks and Harbors are all working together to assure no animals are...
Airport, Docks and Harbors boards get fresh blood

The Juneau International Airport Board and the Docks and Harbors Board got two new faces Thursday, in addition to...interviewed for placement on the board was Bob Deering.The Docks and Harbors Board took on new member David Summers; the assembly...
Aurora Harbor project awarded to Ore. company

...between the Assembly and the Docks and Harbors board.While the city has never...director Carl Uchytil said. Docks and Harbors received replacement floats...we'll be done," he said.Docks and Harbors is working with City and Borough...
Bartlett Hospital to raise rates

...if something went wrong they could pay their bonds for a year," Bartholomew said.As an enterprise fund like Docks and Harbors or Eaglecrest Ski Area, the city-owned hospital is largely responsible for footing the bill for its own capital...
Fisherman's Memorial thanks community

...the commercial fishing industry and its importance to us all. Port Director Carl Uchytil deserve thanks for the Docks and Harbors staff who had one of their boats in the blessing, and who every year help spruce up the Memorial for the annual...


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