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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-27/juneau-faces-20-million-bill-sewage-sol
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-22/when-minutes-matter
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-04/sitka-crews-begin-tearing-aging-street-
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-14/city-merger-tightens-budget
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-09/city-seeks-funds-recycling-center-parki
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-09/city-could-buy-burnt-out-gastineau-apar
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-18/two-water-mains-break-tuesday-afternoon
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Water main breaks on Douglas

...Street and Lawson Creek Road broke about 3 p.m., according to a notice from the City and Borough of Juneau Public Works Department. Two and a half hours later, water was still off in the area, but department director Kirk Duncan said the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-17/water-main-breaks-douglas
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Juneau sales tax income perks up

...reviews of the city's four largest departments: the Juneau Police Department, Capital City Fire and Rescue, the Public Works Department and the Parks and Recreation Department.The reviews are part of the Assembly's goal to "right-size" city...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-21/juneau-sales-tax-income-perks
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Assembly not keen on sludge disposal proposals

...at the cost of $2 million annually. In search for a more permanent solution, the city's Engineering and Public Works departments partnered with consulting firm CH2MHILL during the past year to look into four options for Juneau's biosolids...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-07/assembly-not-keen-sludge-disposal-propo
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