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The road less traveled turns to gravel only takes on maintenance responsibilities such as snow plowing if city road standards are met and if the Public Works department deems the street public, Palmer said.Another condition to be included in the updated code makes the original...
Iditarod show goes on despite lack of snow in Anchorage

...past few months and kept it for winter events, culminating with the Iditarod, said Paul VanLandingham with the public works department.This event is designed for fans who can't be on the rugged thousand-mile trail stretching from Fairbanks...
City seeks funds for recycling center, parking system

...funds to purchase a new baler and to address Juneau's downtown parking problem.The City and Borough of Juneau Public Works Department asked the Assembly for $650,000 for a new baler at the Lemon Creek recycling center during a Monday meeting...
Juneau faces $20 million bill for sewage solution

...learned.Sewage sludge solutionIn a proposal to the committee, Samantha Stoughtenger and Michele Elfers of the Public Works Department recommended design and construction of a thermal dryer at the Juneau-Douglas Wastewater Treatment Plant, to...
Sitka crews begin tearing up aging street pavement

...the 1980s. And so far, no one's come up with a plan for local funding that's acceptable to residents.The public works department spent about a day removing the pavement from a quarter-mile stretch of Anna Drive shortly before Christmas...
City merger tightens budget

...primary cause of the proposed route changes.Watt agreed that there are a lot of issues to work through in the public works department but said he loves to solve problems.The departmental changes will take effect Jan. 5, after which Duncan and...
City could buy burnt-out Gastineau Apartments

...comments from the public on the proposed new Capital Transit Plan was distributed to Assembly members on Monday. Public Works Department Director Kirk Duncan presented the group with the lengthy public response from the past week of forums that presented...
When minutes matter

...communities on their ability to fight fires, judging them on the fire department's ability to put out fires, the public works department's ability to provide water at a fire scene, and the ability of the dispatch service to handle more than one...
Public works director retiring

Joe Buck, director of Public Works Department, has given notice of his decision to retire July 3. "Public Works is one of the most important departments in the city. Joe...
Two water mains break Tuesday afternoon

...Douglas about 3 p.m. Tuesday while excavating along the 3500 block of the highway.As of 4 p.m., the city Public Works Department had shut down water service to about 20 nearby homes in order to fix the line, according to a news release from...


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