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My Turn: An empowered board for pools makes sense

...Advisory Board. I have spent over 8,000 hours in the pool venues. During that time there have been six Parks and Recreation directors, and they had a mixed record of managing the pools. The empowered board will create stability for the pool users...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-08/my-turn-empowered-board-pools-makes-s
Opinion
Juneau pools won't change hands just yet

...a ballot measure allowing the Juneau Assembly to create an empowered pool management board. The new Parks and Recreation director, Kirk Duncan, said on Friday that the issue of who controls Juneau's pools will come down to an Assembly vote...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-25/juneau-pools-wont-change-hands-just-yet
Local
Recreational facilities face frugal future

...Despite continued budget woes, Augustus Brown Pool remains open and there are no plans to close it. Parks and Recreation Director Kirk Duncan confirmed from the audience that due to community interest, CBJ has "at this point in time no plans...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-09/recreational-facilities-face-frugal-fut
Local
Man charged with vandalizing wildflower meadow

...in directory assistance and online court records did not list an attorney for him.Bob Frates, Kenai Parks and Recreation director, said the city seeded the meadow for the first time in late May or early June. The seeding created thousands...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-17/man-charged-vandalizing-wildflower-mead
State
Outgoing Owen recalls 2 decades mastering harbor

...will be a challenge to find someone as devoted to fill the deputy slot.Owen is the first of three leading city employees stepping down this spring, along with finance director Mary Munk and parks and recreation director Charlie Powers.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-12/outgoing-owen-recalls-2-decades-masteri
State
Full hearts welcome Empty Chair memorial

...Project, visit emptychairproject.wordpress.com.Dedication program:Opening remarks: Department of Parks and Recreation Director Brent Fisher, Mayor Merrill SanfordHonored Guests" Marjorie Alstead Shackelford, assisted by Karleen Alstead...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-06/full-hearts-welcome-empty-chair-memoria
Local
Secret garden

It's not uncommon to find a weed among the flowers, but City and Borough of Juneau Parks and Recreation Director Brent Fischer said this is the first he's heard of a marijuana plant popping up in a city-tended bed. The intruding plant...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-31/secret-garden
Local
Soldotna to see solar-powered trash compactors

...squish down garbage. The trash cans text city employees when they are full and need to be emptied.Parks and Recreation Director Andrew Carmichael said the BigBelly Solar bins will free up seasonal employees so they have more time to work on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-14/soldotna-see-solar-powered-trash-compac
State
Ketchikan rec center gains users

...who needs a towel, plays basketball and uses the weight room creates three uses, said Wendy Miller, borough recreation director. She reports the use number to Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst for his manager's report to the Assembly.By afternoon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-01/ketchikan-rec-center-gains-users
State
Assembly hears from public on property taxes

...Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee who was first appointed in 1968, with a mayoral proclamation. Parks and Recreation Director Brent Fischer also presented King with a certificate of appreciation from department staff.? Contact reporter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-04-23/assembly-hears-public-property-taxes
Local

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