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MacKinnon to leave city for DOT post

...Murkowski named MacKinnon to the post Tuesday as he appointed Mike Barton to be the department's commissioner. Barton, a former...need attention now," Murkowski said in a statement. "Mike Barton has shown he has the ability to get things done, and...
Airport board ousts manager

Juneau Airport Manager Dave Miller got a rave review from Airport Board Chairman Mike Barton on Wednesday - and he got canned. ``If I could have written the script, this is not the way it would have been,'' Miller...
Around Town

Monday, June 1 Meet the Candidates for Airport Manager, 9 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Mike Barton, of Juneau, and Jeannie Johnson, of Anchorage. With opportunity to provide written or oral input to the board...
Former DOT officials favor moving Habitat remove permitting duties from the state's Habitat Division. The commissioners - including retired commissioner Mike Barton, who was appointed this week to again head the state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities - penned a...
Seek justice for Dave Miller

...Manager Dave Miller received the following statement form Mike Barton, airport board chair: ``On behalf of the airport...the board? This is contact time: Airport board Chair Mike Barton, 364-3153; Mayor Dennis Egan, 586-1800/586-6136...
Assembly hears airport dispute

...continued Monday night in front of the Juneau Assembly. At the invitation of assembly member Ken Koelsch, board Chairman Mike Barton and ousted manager Dave Miller gave their separate versions of what happened. But before the testimony opened up...
Interior officials claim state biased in funding road projects

...officials told the agency this week. Interior legislators and local officials on Wednesday lambasted DOT Commissioner Mike Barton, charging that the Interior continues to get shorted when it comes to receiving federal road money distributed by the...
Board searching for new airport manager

...director about where to look for a replacement, how to assess a candidate and the cost of finding one. Board Chairman Mike Barton announced he had tagged airport Administrative Officer Allen Heese to be acting manager, effective midnight last Friday...
Marine Highway considers move to Ketchikan

...decision that's not being made lightly." Briggs expects to give his analysis to state Transportation Commissioner Mike Barton by the end of the month, he said. The move would cost about $500,000 and would affect about 30 managers and engineers...
DOT: Ferry system move under preliminary review

...are carefully analyzing it and trying to assess the benefits." Briggs said he expects to provide DOT Commissioner Mike Barton with a recommendation in early November on whether to pursue additional studies on the proposal. The move would cost...


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