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

...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 tons of garbage from...
Big water and sewer projects planned

...about double that, he said.It also takes a lot to keep the infrastructure up and running, city Public Works Director Kirk Duncan said. The department needs to fund about $73 million in infrastructure improvements. These include new wells, a...
Study: City water, sewer rates should increase

...Wilks' presentation. Luckily, the numbers are still preliminary, and not set in stone, CBJ Public Works Director Kirk Duncan said."This is a living document," he said. "I anticipate that every year we'll come back with an update. It's...
City gives first public meetings on water rate study

...worked on the city's last study 10 years 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...
Meetings to cover all things water in Juneau

...begin at 7 p.m. in the Assembly Chambers."We're being about as inclusive in getting input as we can be," said Kirk Duncan, director of public works for the city.Every 10 years the city does a study to identify capital needs and ideal rate...
Diesel spill leaks into city's wastewater

...The treated water from the Mendenhall plant is discarded into the Mendenhall River.CBJ Director of Public Works Kirk Duncan said the fuel leak affected the plant's ability to process the wastewater on Tuesday as it leaked into all seven operating...
Board floats utility rate hike at Assembly worksession

...infrastructure for transport of wastewater to the treatment facility."The board members and Public Works Director Kirk Duncan said the board is advertising a request for proposal on a rate study to be completed next year and would like to issue...
Food stand coming to Transit Center

...that once housed Empanada Dorada."Capital Transit is taking the lead on getting a new concessionaire in there," Kirk Duncan, Director of Public Works, said. "Having a manned presence in there cuts down on vandalism and allows people to...
Advisory board to seek more public input on utility code updates

...about the person down the street wasting water."Before the board heard comments from Cohen, Coogan and others, Kirk Duncan, director of the Public Works Department, also called for more public input before the board approved any code changes...
New Assembly talks focus, future direction at retreat

...Community Development Director Hal Hart, Human Resources and Risk Management Director Mila Cosgrove, Public Works Director Kirk Duncan, Airport Manager Jeannie Johnson and Port Engineer Gary Gillette.? Contact reporter Mark D. Miller at 523-2279...


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