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New trash baler to revamp recycling

...Anchorage newsletter on the ins and outs of waste disposal operations was presented at the meeting. Committee member Jerry Nankervis expressed interest in creating something similar to educate Juneau residents on recycling.Watt said he thinks many...
Hidden Valley, Hidden Controversy: A housing project competes with landfill dreams and government realities

...everyone has a boat or can afford a floatplane," Assemblywoman Debbie White told the Empire on Tuesday.Assemblyman Jerry Nankervis, also on the CBJ Lands Committee, told the Empire Tuesday that he's worried cabin owners at Waverly Keeling will...
Before pot is legal, a final definition of 'in public'

...fined $200 for the first offense, $300 for the second and mandatory court appearances after that.Assemblyman Jerry Nankervis said he was unsure if a court appearance would be necessary if fines were not able to increase after a third offense...
CBJ holds hope to sell lot for housing

...with it, or nothing at all."If we sell it, we would have no control," Chaney told the committee.Assemblyman Jerry Nankervis said he would not say yes to a sale unless a reversion clause was included.The committee voted to put out another...
Cuts meet cuts as city, schools talk budget

...Juneau's average of 28 in grades 3-5 compares to numbers around 24 in Kenai and 25 in Anchorage.Assemblyman Jerry Nankervis asked if Juneau is employing similar budget techniques as other districts, which all face similar funding concerns...
$1.2M to tear down Gastineau Apts.

...without doing anyone in the city any good, and if the city has to spend money to move forward, so be it. Assemblyman Jerry Nankervis agreed."I would like it if the property owner would take care of his own problems instead of making them the city's...
Empire Editorial: Some Assembly members playing word games

...all if the Assembly is going to make its own decision either way. We agree how Assembly members Debbie White and Jerry Nankervis view election results, and that 3,243 people were saying yes to having an empowered board. We also agree with...
City grants may increase housing options

...language should include giving preference to homeowners willing to offer lower rental rates. Fellow committee member Jerry Nankervis disagreed."I don't think it's appropriate asking homeowners to volunteer for subsidized housing," Nankervis...
Empowered pool board remains on starting block

...split on the issue, as well as on the meaning and intent of the public's vote.Assembly members Debbie White and Jerry Nankervis each expressed a belief that the public had voted to have an empowered board put into place. Assembly member Karen...
Juneau Assembly approves big hike in local tobacco taxes; e-cigarettes also covered

...tolerance to increase and can then lead to an increased use of tobacco if smokers fail to quit.Assembly members Jerry Nankervis, Debbie White and Mayor Merrill Sanford opposed the tobacco tax increase. Nankervis said youths should be encouraged...


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