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Housing First gets over $4M in grant funding

...feel like this is our last window of opportunity to build."Along with the AHFC funding, the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly pledged $1.5 million, and individual donations have been accepted by the Juneau Community Foundation for the project...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-28/housing-first-gets-over-4m-grant-fundin
Local
Tongass plan makes its debut

...could tell from the very first meeting that there were very smart, committed people at this table," TAC member and Juneau Assembly Member Kate Troll said - but the devil's in the details, she added. There were times when Troll thought the group...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-19/tongass-plan-makes-its-debut
Local
NOAA seeks public comment on whale listing

...most humpback whales will be removed from the endangered list.The meeting will be held 5-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Juneau Assembly Chambers at City Hall. Public testimony will be accepted at this meeting. More information on the proposal can be...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-19/noaa-seeks-public-comment-whale-listing
Local
Haven House, CBJ budget on Assembly agenda

Two of the Juneau Assembly's hottest issues will be on the docket when it meets at 7 p.m. tonight in City Hall.On the Assembly's agenda are approval...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-18/haven-house-cbj-budget-assembly-agenda
Local
For schools, cities can't do it alone

...12 million budget in budget cuts brought on by reductions from the Alaska Legislature. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly voted to fund the FY16 budget to the cap and to retroactively add funding for FY15 to meet last year's cap. The...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-20/schools-cities-cant-do-it-alone
Letters
Tall Timbers appeal denied

After more than a year of legal back-and-forth, the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly shot down an appeal of a planning commission decision allowing a transitional housing facility for women.With Haven House transitional...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-19/tall-timbers-appeal-denied
Local
My Turn: From sea to Soboleff Center, Juneau shines

...collective sense of community and tribute to a man who when asked what he wanted most for his 100th birthday, asked for no more wars. ? Kate Troll is a member of the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly. The views expressed are her own.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-17/my-turn-sea-soboleff-center-juneau-sh
Opinion
My Turn: Something's fishy, but it's not at Costco

...and grocery stores, to name just a few. So why should we exempt a certain type of fish? The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly and the Juneau Chamber of Commerce can promote "Look Local First" campaigns to raise awareness of the positive impact...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-14/my-turn-somethings-fishy-its-not-cost
Opinion
Seniors should expect to get carded by CBJ as exemption rules change

...sales tax. On April 27, the Juneau Assembly adopted Ordinance 2015-17...cards at Centennial Hall and the Juneau Assembly chambers from 9 a.m. to 4...will notify them."While the Juneau Assembly is considering other changes...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-14/seniors-should-expect-get-carded-cbj-ex
Local
With Legislature stuck in limbo, school board passes twin budget plans

...budget involves a reduction of $3,368,784. Superintendent Mark Miller gave a shout out to the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly for not only voting to fund the FY16 budget to the cap but to retroactively add funding for FY15 to meet last year's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-13/legislature-stuck-limbo-school-board-pa
Local

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