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Outer Point Trail ribbon cutting happens Saturday

...Outdoor Recreation and Community Access, will be there with adaptive wheelchairs people can try out; city Parks and Recreation director Kirk Duncan will also be there, said Trail Mix Director Erik Boraas. There will also be refreshments.The trail...
CBJ appoints 7 to Aquatics Board

...over personnel, as the employee they direct is not theirs alone. The employee the board will direct is Parks and Recreation Director Kirk Duncan, who will continue to report to City Manager Kim Kiefer. The assembly approved a "hybrid" aquatics...
Empowered pool board may answer to Parks and Rec.

...Whole meeting on Monday, Assemblyman Loren Jones proposed an amendment to the ordinance that would place Parks and Recreation Director Kirk Duncan in the manager position overseeing the pool board."The amendment I'm proposing is that we still...
Kenai River beaches crowded for start of dipnetting season, the ones in the first half of July are always smaller than the ones in the second half."Kenai Parks and Recreation Director Bob Frates says he doesn't know exactly how many people used the beach over the weekend but expects the city...
Juneau to host state swim championships again

...and understanding exactly what we needed to do."The Juneau committee members, who also include CBJ Parks and Recreation Director Kirk Duncan and JSD Activities Advisory Committee member Tom Rutecki, began discussions with ASAA six months ago...
Assembly approves 'hybrid' pool board

...other empowered boards. Rather than having its own director, the employee the board directs will be Parks and Recreation Director Kirk Duncan.Because Duncan is not exclusively an employee of the future aquatics board, there are limitations...
Empowered pool board moves forward

...The board would meet once a month to discuss options for making the public pools more profitable.Parks and Recreation Director Kirk Duncan and a liaison from the Juneau School District would also sit in on board meetings, but neither would...
Riders enjoy new skate ramps at Kodiak park

...make one piece - was installed over the weekend."This is the main feature of the three phases," Parks and Recreation director Corey Gronn said. "The other ramp systems are going to be smaller."Gronn said the piece was purchased from...
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...
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...


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