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City settles issue of unwanted road

...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. Schultz Dental Clinic...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-25/city-settles-issue-unwanted-road
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New trash baler to revamp recycling

...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. Our goal is...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-24/new-trash-baler-revamp-recycling
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Assembly Meeting wrap-up: Giant whale statue to arrive in summer

...both in the city and the state. Public Works Director Rorie Watt said he believes the project is more important than ever...landfill in Oregon ever since.Director of Public Works Rorie Watt said there are approximately 140 thermal dryers in use...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-24/giant-whale-statue-arrive-summer
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Downtown Juneau's endless cycle: Housing versus parking

...on April 13 at noon.At the Assembly Finance Committee meeting on Wednesday, Public Works and Engineering Director Rorie Watt said $500,000 has been earmarked in the 2016 CBJ budget for a downtown parking system to replace the failed Aparc...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-10/downtown-juneaus-endless-cycle-housing-
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City's cruise tax wish list includes 29 items

...wait until the end of session and see if we need to make adjustments there," Public Works and Engineering Director Rorie Watt said.City and Borough of Juneau Finance Director Bob Bartholomew said even if Juneau loses its share of the state tax...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-09/citys-cruise-tax-wish-list-includes-29-
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Hidden Valley subdivision gains ground

...landfill to replace the existing Capitol Landfill, set to reach capacity in 20 years.Although Director of Public Works Rorie Watt said he did not recommend a new landfill, the option was still there for Lemon Creek, the only land in Juneau identified...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-08/hidden-valley-subdivision-gains-ground
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City public works committee advocates electric cars

...using electrified charging stations on CBJ property, which could hurt drivers or damage vehicles if used improperly.Rorie Watt, director of Public Works, said the city would be liable for damage or accidental shocks at its stations, but he sees...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-03/city-public-works-committee-advocates-e
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Maintenance is top priority for city fund

...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 of the area-wide...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-10/maintenance-top-priority-city-fund
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Hidden Valley, Hidden Controversy: A housing project competes with landfill dreams and government realities

...Two CBJ parcels were identified as ideal locations: Upper Lemon Creek and Lower Lemon Creek.Director of Public Works Rorie Watt said this report was likely what Assembly members were thinking when they expressed concern that Worrell's subdivision...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-15/hidden-valley-hidden-controversy-housin
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What's happening this week

...March 11, Northern Light United Church, Storytellers: Brandon Demery, Pete Griffin, Gene Nelson, Mitch Jackson, Rorie Watt, Kristin Kranendonk and Pat Watt. Music by Dan Edwards. $7 cash at the door, all proceeds go to Southeast Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-04/whats-happening-week
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