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Gastineau Apartments going down, likely taking Pocket Park with it, city officials say. Speaking to the City and Borough of Assembly at its Monday meeting, Public Works Director Rorie Watt said the city should be able to open the application process for demolition bids for the apartment building - shuttered...
Capital Transit proposes new routes

...has rolled out a new plan that bus drivers think will solve the system's current issues, city public works director Rorie Watt told the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly on Monday.The plan, designed this year by the city's bus drivers...
JSD, airport staff ask for millions

...needed school improvements but no way to pay for them.District Superintendent Mark Miller and city public works director Rorie Watt presented a list of $2.6 million in school projects and a request for $1.3 million to start.The district has...
Misunderstood whale tackled at chamber luncheon

Perhaps nobody knows the bronze whale and its habitat like Rorie Watt, Director of Engineering for the City and Borough of Juneau. As the subject of many recent discussions - some rather contentious...
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 meters...
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...
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...
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...
CBJ engineering chief to talk Seawalk

Rorie Watt, the City and Borough of Juneau's director of engineering, will be the speaker at this week's Juneau Chamber of Commerce...
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...


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