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City to look at 'right sizing'

...determine if there are services which should no longer be publicly funded," a report to the Assembly from city manager Kim Kiefer read. "It may be difficult to reach consensus in these discussions. It will be especially difficult as some members...
City limps toward sales tax collection goal

...That's $1 million less to carry over into the next year," he said in a previous Empire report.City manager Kim Kiefer said Wednesday that "we are not projecting our sales tax to increase" in FY 2015. The revised $43.8 million goal...
Assembly approves city, schools budgets

...can't afford to do at this time."Because of relatively small cost of the parking passes to the city, city manager Kim Kiefer was not required to get the expenditure approved by the Assembly."Because it was not authorized and discussed previously...
CBJ tax hike is taken off the table

...The finance committee unanimously restored funding for the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool, going against city manager Kim Kiefer's recommendation to mothball the facility until its repair needs can be assessed.The Assembly also bucked the manager's...
Pool stays afloat, but CBJ pulls plug on six more jobs committee decided Wednesday.The committee decided to restore the $250,000 cut from the budget by city manager Kim Kiefer to keep the pool up and running.The city manager proposed mothballing the pool, which needs millions in maintenance...
City may lose deputy fire marshal, basketball league and summer ice rink hours

City Manager Kim Kiefer proposed an additional $1.6 million in cuts to city services and jobs at Wednesday's City and Borough of Juneau Assembly finance...
'Save our pool!': Users address assembly

...most of whom where there to talk about closing the downtown pool and proposed property tax increase.City manager Kim Kiefer proposed in her version of the FY 2015 budget to "mothball" the downtown pool indefinitely to save the city on operation...
Ice rink, school district advocates speak up

...summer and opens the arena floor to camps; this move would shutter the building entirely for two months. City Manager Kim Kiefer said at Monday's meeting the rink would probably be closed entirely during June and July of next year, if the Assembly...
Biz. leaders weighs in on CBJ shortfall

...won't be cut to eliminate the shortfall. In addition to $3.6 million in service and job cuts proposed by city manager Kim Kiefer at the beginning of April, she proposed an additional $1.6 million in service and job cuts at Wednesday's finance...
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...


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