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Local media, Juneau Votes to hold candidate debates

...identical questions.In an effort to maximize public participation in the upcoming municipal election - now less than...municipal elections don't typically see the level of public participation that federal elections do, Robert Barr, director...
Whale statue breaches talks again

...breached the meeting agenda, sparking a brief debate regarding the statue's soon-to-be location.During the public participation portion of the meeting regarding non-agenda items, Wayne Coogan, of Coogan Construction Company, asked Assembly...
Candidate profile: Josh Keaton, school board board is a rubber stamp for the administration and makes decisions without considering public comment. Public participation has fallen because transparency is lacking and perceptions that comments are ignored. Public involvement is necessary...
What's happening this week

...Ed Buyarski and David Love will discuss cultivation, harvest and storage, and offer varietal taste tests. Public participation welcome. Details: Val Hillyer at 523-1094 Marie Drake Planetarium, 6:30?7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct...
City restricts senior tax exemptions

...code prevented all of the attendees from being able to gather in the chambers. Mayor Merrill Sanford had to limit public participation to two minutes per person due to the amount of seniors who wanted to testify.Nearly 40 people spoke during the...
National survey reveals trends in public participation in the arts

Initial results from a survey on public participation in the arts conducted by the National Endowment for the Arts were recently released by the NEA, offering an overview of current...
More info needed to set pot shop limit

...will push people into the black market and potentially create a loss of tax revenue," James Marcus said during public participation at the start of the meeting. "It's already a difficult industry for young entrepreneurs to break into, so...
Room for public participation in interchange design

...environmental considerations, public participation and right-of-way acquisition...environmental documents and public participation, and construction can begin...also a need for extensive public participation in the design of the interchanges...
My Turn: Costly lawsuit a bad investment

...respectfully disagree. A commitment to the legislative process is best demonstrated by holding hearings, allowing public participation and allowing the policy debate about Medicaid expansion to happen in full view of the public. During our regular...
My Turn: B.C. mining minister gives false assurances

...comes to the review and permitting of large-scale mines is part of the problem. There is no accountability, no public participation, no requirements that Alaskans' concerns get addressed, and no place for communities, fishermen or tribes to...


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