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Around town for Thursday, Feb. 26

...Details: Greg Frank at Utility Advisory Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., at the Public Works Lemon Creek Shop, 5433 Shaune Drive. For more information contact Rorie Watt at 586-0877.Juneau Emblem Club monthly...
Eileen Mae Jones

...transferred to Juneau in 1989, where she continued her education.Eileen worked for the City and Borough of Juneau Public Works, and spent the last twenty years working at Bartlett Regional Hospital, where she impacted the life of anyone she...
Maintenance is top priority for city fund

...the City and Borough of Juneau Public Works Committee forwarded the list of...revenue and, according to new Public Works Director Rorie Watt, will include...not been found, bus drivers and Public Works employees have agreed that new...
Juneau faces $20 million bill for sewage solution

...Stoughtenger and Michele Elfers of the Public Works Department recommended design and...back and forth," according to Public Works Director Rorie Watt, over flat...Watt said the main reason that Public Works did not favor composting was because...
My Turn: The case for big projects

...economic development.Visionary projects like the Knik Arm Bridge, Juneau Access, the Susitna Dam and other large public works should be considered part of government's commitment to expanding our infrastructure that will allow Alaska to grow...
USFWS: ANWR wilderness announcement was years in making

...the national wildlife refuge system in Alaska.USFWS began internal work on the updated plan in 2010, Ellis said. Public work began in 2011, including public meetings and a draft plan that came out in fall of that year.DNR staff said the current...
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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...
Sitka crews begin tearing up aging street pavement

...local funding that's acceptable to residents.The public works department spent about a day removing the pavement from...long," said Michael Harmon, Sitka's director of public works. Although his department might have given a little...
'Nightmare' continues for pug owner

...the work subsequent to completion."CBJ Director of Public Works Director Rorie Watts squarely placed the blame on it falls in their court," he told members of the Public Works & Facilities Committee during its regular meeting on...
City slashes funding requests

...through with it, they were left with only five, none of which included education, airport or hospital projects.Public Works' plans for a Salmon Creek Water Treatment Facility and upgrades to the Last Chance Basin Well Field were top priorities...


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