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Public works director retiring

Joe Buck, director of Public Works Department, has given notice of his decision to retire July 3. "Public Works is one of the most important...
Photo: Community Art Celebration

Ceramics artist Joe Buck, right, assists a student on the wheel at the first Community Arts Celebration in January 2005. Arts for Kids, the local nonprofit...
Cleanup expenses exceed estimates

...former state ferry building on Glacier Avenue has cost the city and school district $310,000 more than was projected. Joe Buck, chief engineer for the city's architecture division, said the actual scope of the contamination at the site - primarily...
Downtown gets new sewer line

...planned to sink the 4,440-foot-long, high-density polyethylene main today, according to city Public Works Director Joe Buck. The new line will run along the waterfront from the wastewater pump station across the street from Centennial Hall to...
Wind takes city water for a whirl

...Monday and Tuesday while the reservoir emptied due to power outages. City and Borough of Juneau public works director Joe Buck said Taku winds whipped power lines on Mount Maria on Sunday, causing a power outage in the pump field. Backup generators...
City proposes new facility for Public Works

...issues driving this is to consolidate our operations to the point where we can save some money," Public Works Director Joe Buck said. The 22,000- to 24,000-square-foot building would go on city-owned land next to the Alaska Department...
Recycle center expands

...mixed paper, magazines and catalogs. "The Recycling Center has also expanded the hours," Public Works Director Joe Buck said. The center will be open Tuesday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to...
City should clear snow

...the city has piled all the road snow on the sidewalk. Since when do property owners own the sidewalks? City Director Joe Buck needs to rethink what is actually involved in clearing snow for use by buses and emergency vehicles. Catching a bus always...
Flawed Riverbend roof to be replaced roof. ``In our minds, there's been a failure to put the roof down right,'' said city Engineering Director Joe Buck. ``But in their minds, it was a design problem and they put it down as specified.'' The school's architect...
Thank you

...the months to come. We thank these potters for the beautiful bowls: Sue Baxter, Betty Bell, Karen Blue, Jean Boch, Joe Buck, Mary Capobianco, Dean Guaneli, Mike Janes, Robin McLean, Tom Meyer, Kim Ney, Lois Nixon, Gretchen Pence, Jane...


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