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City's citizens save the trees

...were trying to do," Hanley said. "They are defending a project against the community's interest." The treesCBJ Senior Planner Beth McKibben told the Planning Commission the city recognizes the residents' opposition to the tree removal and staff does...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-27/citys-citizens-save-trees
Local
Bike map funded and ready to roll

...Maps on a smartphone or GPS unit, for example.The digital information will be provided to City and Borough of Juneau city planners and can be updated easily as new paths, streets or trails are added. Juneau Rides says the map is in the home stretch for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-25/bike-map-funded-and-ready-roll
Local
Juneau housing commission looks Outside for fresh ideas

A visiting urban planner warned Juneau housing specialists Monday to not lose sight of old housing...houses because the workers don't have houses they can afford.Senior Planner Beth McKibben mentioned before the meeting that the number of seasonal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-10/juneau-housing-commission-looks-outside
Local
Saturday a new year for some

...Hermann said. "We celebrate as appropriate - could be fireworks and a birthday cake. ... Whoever is the current party planner can do whatever. If they want a pinata, they'll have a pinata. If they want squaredancing..."As with any party...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-20/saturday-new-year-some
Local
Speeding up the plodding plots rules

...granting the permit."This is pretty risky for major subdivisions and many people don't want to take that risk," CBJ Senior Planner Laura Boyce said. "Now, if it meets all the requirements of the district, it can be approved."The code revision will...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-11/speeding-plodding-plots-rules
Local
Geologic guidebook commemorates 50th anniversary of '64 earthquake

...understanding the earthquake geology of the region. The guidebook is a reference tool intended for use by decision makers, planners, land managers, engineers and scientists working in this seismically-active region. The guidebook compiles scientific...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-06/geologic-guidebook-commemorates-50th
Outdoors
DOT's 'Reflectosaurus' goes to safety school

...looking for a volunteer."It was amazing," Struthers said. "It makes me want to be a Barney."During the assembly, DOT planner Marcheta Moulton used the Reflectosaurus as an aid to teach kids how to safely cross the street - by making eye contact with...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-01/dots-reflectosaurus-goes-safety-sch
Neighbors
On Congress' snow day, an Arctic hearing

...maintained their usual posts around the building."I'm hoping that common sense and a kind heart are ringing through," said another sled rider, meeting planner Jason Petty, in explaining why the authorities had - well, let things slide.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-06/congress-snow-day-arctic-hearing
State
Planners tackle Alaska's worst traffic bottleneck

ANCHORAGE - Road planners say they're looking at as many alternatives as possible as they...manager with the state Department of Transportation. He says the planners don't want critics to be able to come back later complaining that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110109/sta_511313996.shtml
Hydro project planners submit environmental plans

ANCHORAGE - Alaska energy planners have taken a step toward licensing for the country's second tallest dam by submitting a two-year plan for environmental work...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-19/hydro-project-planners-submit-environme
State

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