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Downtown Juneau's endless cycle: Housing versus parking

...held at City Hall on April 13 at noon.At the Assembly Finance Committee meeting on Wednesday, Public Works and Engineering Director Rorie Watt said $500,000 has been earmarked in the 2016 CBJ budget for a downtown parking system to replace...
City's cruise tax wish list includes 29 items "We will wait until the end of session and see if we need to make adjustments there," Public Works and Engineering Director Rorie Watt said.City and Borough of Juneau Finance Director Bob Bartholomew said even if Juneau loses its share...
Dog electrocuted on sidewalk, dies

...investigating "what the heck happened and when someone was last in the junction box," said City and Borough of Juneau Engineering Director Rorie Watt."I guess there's a question about who was doing work on this junction box most recently and is there...
Big water and sewer projects planned

...drinking water isn't something we think too much about in Juneau, said Rorie Watt, City and Borough of Juneau Engineering Director. After all, we have excellent and abundant drinking water in this town.But the story of Juneau's water runs...
Downtown road closure updates

...Streets continues.The area between 4th and 5th Streets at Main Street will remain open as normal, according to CBJ engineering director Rorie Watt."Nothing else is changing," Watt said.One-way on 4th Street out-of-town and one-way downhill...
Updated comprehensive plan pushes for further CBJ development

...permission to move forward with projects having never gone through public or Assembly review.Rorie Watt, CBJ Engineering Director, addressed recent public concerns, and Lockwood's, over projects not adhering to review standards and city...
Restaurant faces penalty for unpaid utilities

...Control Board meets April 29 to finalize licenses.Later, at the assembly committee of the whole meeting, city engineering director Rorie Watt gave an update on the long-standing West Douglas road project.The project was first written into...
Mine resolution passes Assembly

...the unitizing is to create a clear property owner structure for a prospective company," said Rorie Watt, CBJ Engineering Director. "The agreements before you are as they have been for 34 years with two changes."City Attorney Amy Mead clarified...
Mine agreement renewal upheld by Assembly

...with in the future. It's an agreement that has remained unchanged for 34 years, according to Rorie Watt, CBJ Engineering Director who spoke before the Assembly at the July 15 meeting.Assembly Member Jesse Kiehl voiced concerns over a lack...
High tide halts construction on Soboleff Center downtown

...City officials went to the scene to ensure a broken water pipe was not the cause, and City and Borough of Juneau Engineering Director Rorie Watt confirmed it wasn't."I'm 99 percent sure it was the tide coming in," Watt said Thursday...


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