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Proposed ordinance would remove barrier to childcare centers in homes

...from the city if a proposed ordinance is successful.Currently, hopeful daycare providers must go before the Juneau Planning Commission for a conditional use permit before they can start their business. Some providers find that process "a little...
Empire Editorial: Daycare proposal is a good start to fixing persistent problem

On Tuesday night, the Juneau Planning Commission voted in favor of a proposed ordinance that will remove a significant hurdle for new childcare businesses here.The lack of day...
Haven House, CBJ budget on Assembly agenda

...borough initially denied the request but reversed itself on appeal. In October 2014, the City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission issued a conditional use permit for Haven House to open. That month, the Tall Timbers Neighborhood Association...
DOT plan would slow traffic on Egan downtown

...Transportation Tuesday told the City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission its current plans to upgrade the downtown was presented to the City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission Tuesday night.From Tenth Street to Main Street...
Cruise dock appeals deadline looms

Linnea and Arthur Osborne, owners of the fishing vessel Mongoose, appealed the City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission decision to approve two offshore berths and moorage floats at the site of Juneau's existing downtown cruise...
CBJ puts another dent in daycare deficit

...permission to accept more children into its program. At its regular meeting Tuesday, the City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission awarded "My 2nd Home Childcare" a conditional use permit increasing the number of children it can take from...
City public works committee advocates electric cars

...parking spaces, which are limited, and liability.Committee member Dennis Watson of the City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission said he was concerned about residents using electrified charging stations on CBJ property, which could hurt...
Hidden Valley, Hidden Controversy: A housing project competes with landfill dreams and government realities

...much like those popular among young residents of Fairbanks, Haines, Gustavus and other Alaska towns.The Juneau Planning Commission has twice approved the rezoning necessary for the project, but each time the Lands Committee has sent it back...
Residents appeal WiMAX tower site

...filed an appeal Tuesday seeking to overturn a Juneau Planning Commission decision to permit a 150-foot communication...them in the city's comprehensive plan. The Juneau Planning Commission's decisions are generally final, though may...
My Turn: Site of future whale sculpture less than ideal

...local architect, former Juneau Economic Development Council president and a member of the City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission; Jeff Bush is a former CBJ Assembly member; and Reed Stoops is a former chairman for the CBJ Planning Commission...


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