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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...
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...
Native ceremony honors dead at Gastineau

...Assembly members Ruth Danner, Karen Crane, Carlton Smith, Jesse Kiehl and Mary Becker, as well as Steedle, acting Engineering director John Bohan and City Manager Kim Kiefer, offered a response in accordance with Tlingit tradition."One can hope...
New Assembly talks focus, future direction at retreat

...policymakers, to stay involved with this and pay attention," Sanford said.That responsibility was reiterated by Engineering Director Rorie Watt, discussing the recent passage of two ballot propositions that will provide city projects with well...
City's FY12 deficit appears well below budget expectation

...approved by voters in October will be allocated."In short, you've got a bit of a complicated problem here," Engineering Director Rorie Watt, who prepared the schedule, told the committee. "Fourteen projects paid for over six fiscal years...
Juneau's big, bronze whale expected in a year

City Engineering Director Rory Watt told the Juneau Planning Commission the city could take ownership of its $2.2 million life-size bronze whale "in...
DOT plan would slow traffic on Egan downtown

...the Main Street light. The single lane is necessary to make room for the bike lane and larger sidewalk.City Engineering Director Rory Watt said DOT's Egan Drive project fits with the city's waterfront plan. "Taking the streetscape to...


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