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City public works committee advocates electric cars

...parking spaces, which are limited, and liability.Committee member Dennis Watson of the City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission said he was concerned about residents using electrified charging stations on CBJ property, which could hurt drivers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-03/city-public-works-committee-advocates-e
Local
City's weed minds worry about 'Club Fed'

...committee was told Thursday. The seven-member committee, formed from City and Borough of Juneau Assembly and planning commission members, met for the second time to discuss its first steps after the legalization of recreational marijuana...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-27/citys-weed-minds-worry-about-club-fed
Local
Bicknell spurns CBJ land swap

...the construction company and Planning Commission have been unsuccessful.Bicknell...months to determine if the Planning Commission decision was appropriate...appeal by Bicknell for the Planning Commission's January 2014 decision...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-26/bicknell-spurns-cbj-land-swap
Local
Auke Bay to merge the old with the new

...scientific exploration opportunities in the bay have been identified as primary assets in the community.The CBJ Planning Commission has already given its approval to the comprehensive improvement plan and has forwarded the recommendations to the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-22/auke-bay-merge-old-new
Local
My Turn: The city shouldn't buy another greenbelt

...that land to industrial is consistent with the Juneau Comprehensive Plan.However, the request was denied by the planning commission and appealed to the Assembly. Many people spoke in opposition at hearings with emotions for the "Field of Fireweed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-10/city-shouldnt-buy-another-greenbelt
Opinion
City committee to handle all things weed

...comprised of four Assembly members (Jesse Kiehl, Maria Gladziszewski, Debbie White and Mary Becker) and three planning commissions (Mike Satre, Bill Peters and Gordon Jackson).Ultimately, the group will be making recommendations to the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-13/city-committee-handle-all-things-weed
Local
Some banks bowing out of dealing with pot business

...even require a conditional use permit," which would include a public approval process through the borough's planning commission.The Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce opposed the legalization of marijuana in 2014, but should local governments...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-06/some-banks-bowing-out-dealing-pot-busin
State
'Field of Fireweed' land swap negotiations delayed

...that prohibited the company from using the Field of Fireweed for commercial building. Bicknell has appealed the Planning Commission's decision that denied industrial permitting for the contentious land.Representatives from Bicknell did not...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-29/field-fireweed-land-swap-negotiations-d
Local
My Turn: Juneau's folly over a field of flowers

...the airport (dubbed by some as the "Field of Fireweed"). That request was subsequently turned down at the planning commission level amid vocal environmental opposition and has now culminated in a pending appeal before the Assembly. Never...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-05/my-turn-juneaus-folly-over-field-flow
Opinion
Pot entrepreneurs lining up space for marijuana businesses

...Alaska."In his spare time, Pruhs is a Fairbanks city councilman and a member of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Planning Commission. Marijuana business owners should consider a lease with an option to so they are not stuck with a building in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-20/pot-entrepreneurs-lining-space-marijuan
State

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