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Jobs, taxes and buildings: Behind CBJ's austerity offensive

...together a list of services and facilities they were most OK with scaling back or cutting and submitted it to city manager Kim Kiefer. That's how Kiefer developed her list of cuts to balance the budget, including closing the downtown Augustus Brown...
Assembly member asks for hospital CEO salary justification

...said of the CEO salary.The Assembly agreed that it should meet with the board to discuss the salary. City manager Kim Kiefer and finance committee chairwoman Karen Crane said they would set up the meeting before the end of the month.? Contact...
Juneau Assembly will take second look at pool closure

The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly OK'd all but four of city manager Kim Kiefer's recommended cuts, putting the remaining items on a "pending list" to be discussed further.The closure of the Augustus...
Bigger boats allowed on Auke Lake

...approved the transit plan at its March 10 meeting. At last week's Assembly Finance Committee meeting, city manager Kim Kiefer proposed some decreases in frequency of the buses - a cut of $400,000 to Capital Transit - to help balance the city...
Budget proposal slashes 19 city jobs to balance books

Presenting recommended cuts to balance Juneau's $12 million deficit, city manager Kim Kiefer listed 19.29 full-time positions that may be cut in the next two fiscal years.In front of a packed hall, Kiefer, supported...
Augustus Brown pool could close temporarily

...12 million from the 2015 and 2016 budgets.At a city Aquatic Facility Advisory Board meeting Tuesday, city manager Kim Kiefer informed the board that the downtown pool could be "mothballed" starting in November, saving the city about a $250...
Thumbs up, thumbs down

...on the table. City jobs, services, programs, projects - any or all could be on the chopping block. City Manager Kim Kiefer presented four generalized options to balance the budget at Wednesday's meeting. They can be found online at www...
City and Borough of Juneau projects $12 million shortfall

...revenue for FY2015, and a 1 percent increase in FY2016. Tourism is expected to decrease by 2 to 3 percent.City Manager Kim Kiefer, along with Bartholomew and his staff, is tasked with balancing the budget, and provided a list of scenarios to take...
Bartlett names five CEO finalists

...directors, medical staff representatives, the BRH management team, as well as Mayor Merrill Sanford, City Manager Kim Kiefer, city attorney Amy Mead and assembly liaison to the BRH board Karen Crane, among others, the release stated.A community...
Restaurant faces penalty for unpaid utilities

...bill was paid or a payment plan was set up by Monday.In her report during Monday's special meeting, city manager Kim Kiefer said restaurant owner Peter Lam had not paid the bill or set up a payment plan by the end of business that day. She...


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