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$6.7M OK'd for city projects

...adopting the ordinance.The city manager recommended the ordinance amending the land use code, making it easier for people to open child care homes and centers, be introduced and set for public hearing at the next regular Assembly meeting.
Photo: Students speak up on education

About 32 students attended Monday's regular assembly meeting at City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Chambers, many seated cross-legged before assembly members. Some students testified in favor of the assembly funding education to the cap.
Downtown Juneau's endless cycle: Housing versus parking

Some downtown business owners are pleading with the city not to take away the North Franklin parking lot. At a regular Assembly meeting on Monday night, three residents arrived to testify on behalf of their businesses' clients, staff and...
Housing still a struggle at Assembly meeting

...Hidden Valley property its owners hope to develop, was held until the owners could be in attendance at the next regular assembly meeting.A report from the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation delivered some news about the Gastineau Apartments...
Assembly approves 'hybrid' pool board

...included:? Scheduling a public hearing at the next regular Assembly meeting for a lease to the Southeast Alaska Food Bank.? Scheduling a public hearing at the next regular Assembly meeting for funding the Statter Harbor launch ramp improvement...
Hidden Valley subdivision gains ground

...gaining Assembly approval for their first step toward development.After extensive discussion and debate at the regular Assembly meeting Monday night, the assembly voted 6-3 to designate the area "remote," a qualification that would allow...
Increased cigarette tax to get public hearing

...recommendation to set a public hearing at the next regular Assembly meeting for an ordinance amending the excise tax...transfer.Also up for public hearing at the next regular Assembly meeting are:? An ordinance appropriating funds for...
CBJ tax hike is taken off the table

...dipped into the general fund balance to make up for a $6 million shortfall.The decision must still be approved at a regular Assembly meeting, but large changes from Wednesday's choices are unlikely.The finance committee unanimously restored...
City may lose deputy fire marshal, basketball league and summer ice rink hours

...going to have to make some tough decisions."City charter requires the assembly to adopt the FY 2015 budget by June 15. If the Assembly does not adopt the budget at the June 9 regular Assembly meeting, a special meeting is required.
Juneau Assembly will take second look at pool closure

...Assembly must discuss the items it placed on the pending list. The public will have a chance to speak on the budget at regular assembly meetings before it must be adopted in mid-June.Most proposed cuts were quickly approved Wednesday night, including...


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