If only there were a silver bullet to solve the flight-seeing-noise dilemma.
A $26 million aquatic center proposal had "too many bells and whistles," and a plan to renovate Juneau International Airport was too confusing to voters in October, according to a citywide survey.
Staff and Wire reports from around the state/the Northwest.
Census and other data collected by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development shows Juneau is an aging community and it's population is likely to steadily decline over the next 20 years. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly's Committee of the Whole Monday learned about population and employment trends in Southeast Alaska from demographer Elisabeth Goodman and economist Mali Abrahamson of the Department of Labor.
The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly's Committee of the Whole voted 6-3 Monday night to leave the Alaska Commercial Fishermen's Memorial at its current location.
The Juneau After School Coalition is working to ensure most children, particularly middle-schoolers, have something safe, fun and even educational after school. Presenter Kevin Ritchie outlined the studies and told the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly's Committee of the Whole on Monday why a comprehensive, effective after-school network is necessary.
The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly's Committee of the Whole took up the issue of opting out of state financial disclosure laws on Monday, agreeing with some of the League of Women Voters of Juneau's suggestions for change. The League outlined 10 areas the Assembly should at least take a look at changing. The Assembly went through each of the 10 topics, and Assembly member Ruth Danner pushed the body into talking about online access. The Assembly agreed to: ? require a filing after an official leaves office;
The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly's Committee of the Whole hashed through its proposed ordinance that could replace state public official financial disclosure laws, taking in consideration public opinion from the League of Women Voters forum last week and their report.
The city moved a step closer Monday evening to asking voters to build a second high school.
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