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Capital Transit proposes new routes

...Capital Transit has rolled out a new plan that bus drivers think will solve the system's current issues, city public works director Rorie Watt told the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly on Monday.The plan, designed this year by the city's...
JSD, airport staff ask for millions

...long list of needed school improvements but no way to pay for them.District Superintendent Mark Miller and city public works director Rorie Watt presented a list of $2.6 million in school projects and a request for $1.3 million to start...
Brown lawns loom this year in California yards in the front and fruit trees and vegetable gardens in the back, said William Murray, Garden Grove's public works director."You are talking about a huge change that needs to be made, and unfortunately in a significantly short period...
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City settles issue of unwanted road

...plowing indefinitely."This situation is unique because the property was subdivided prior to modern standards," Public Works Director Rorie Watt told committee members.The land near the airport is now home to Paradise Bakery and Cafe, C.C...
New trash baler to revamp recycling

...the community has revolved around disappointment of what we're not doing and we need to show what we can do," Public Works director Rorie Watt said. "With the current baler, ... we were at the limit of how much recycled goods we could process...
Assembly Meeting wrap-up: Giant whale statue to arrive in summer

...budget shortfalls.Residents have questioned the project in a time of deficit both in the city and the state. Public Works Director Rorie Watt said he believes the project is more important than ever to boost the tourism economy and increase revenue...
Maintenance is top priority for city fund

...73 million of funding for FY 2016 projects will come from projected sales tax revenue and, according to new Public Works Director Rorie Watt, will include "a sweep of projects that more or less follow past department allocations."A majority...
Juneau faces $20 million bill for sewage solution

...Composting involves decaying organic waste, such as the sludge, being "rowed back and forth," according to Public Works Director Rorie Watt, over flat land covered in wood chips. Bacteria breed and consume the resulting mixture, generating...
'Nightmare' continues for pug owner

...subsequent to that and as to what inspections were performed on the work subsequent to completion."CBJ Director of Public Works Director Rorie Watts squarely placed the blame on the contractors."It was an error by the electrician, so it falls in...
Transit service prepares for big changes

...These routes will all be eliminated.Removal of the downtown routes will be a "hot button for people," said Public Works director Kirk Duncan, noting that service will remain within a quarter-mile of those locations. The downtown route will...


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