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Empire Readers' Council Editorial: 'Mount Trashmore' - it's complicated

...has a predicament with its trash. According to information provided by Pacific Waste to City and Borough of Juneau Public Works Director Kirk Duncan, the local landfill has a lifespan of 23 additional years. Annually, Juneau deposits 31,000...
City gives first public meetings on water rate study

...ago. Cities generally reevaluate their water systems every 10 years, said Kirk Duncan, City and Borough of Juneau Public Works Director, who also addressed the group."The last time was 2003, so it's time," Duncan said.The public works...
Wind takes city water for a whirl

...without water parts of 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...
Federal bill includes funds for 9 new Juneau buses

...voted on by the full House of Representatives next week. "I really would like to see this go through," Juneau Public Works Director Joe Buck said Thursday. Two buses in Capital Transit fleet date back to 1985, and two others have been in...
Future: City expands to West Douglas

...than DOT's estimate for fixing Egan Drive. ``More buses and more shelters,'' is the way to go, said Juneau Public Works Director Ernie Mueller. Capital Transit is running at capacity and needs to switch to a ``circulator'' system...
Will you cross that bridge when you come to it?

...expected more work would be done,'' said Ernie Mueller, who worked on the 1984 study. Mueller now serves as Juneau Public Works director. ``One thing that happened was in early 1980s, there was a lot going on with the economy in Juneau. At...
State and local briefly and pressure needed to meet fire flow demands in the Lena Loop and Tee Harbor areas, according to Juneau Public Works Director Ernie Mueller. The project will also provide the pressure needed for water service to Andreanoff Way, Randall...
Small towns lose Hazmobile

...Hazmobile and have begun negotiations with state transportation and environmental officials for its return. Juneau Public Works Director Joe Buck said it would be terrible if the communities affected had to put the waste into their community dumps...
Juneau sewer rates more than double those of Anchorage, higher than Fairbanks

...dollars in loans for current projects and projected capital improvements to the water and wastewater systems, Juneau Public Works Director Joe Buck said. Wastewater rates are higher in Juneau than in Fairbanks and Anchorage because of stricter state...
Panel finds no middle ground on fluoridation

...water fluoridation by last month, but it has extended the deadline until February. The neutral panelist is Juneau Public Works Director Joe Buck. He was at the meeting to testify about how the city administers and monitors fluoride in drinking...


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