Refine Search

Around town for Thursday, Feb. 26

...Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., at the Public Works Lemon Creek Shop, 5433 Shaune Drive. For more information contact Rorie Watt at 586-0877.Juneau Emblem Club monthly meeting. 5:30 p.m., Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts in the Nugget Mall...
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...
Juneau faces $20 million bill for sewage solution

...involves decaying organic waste, such as the sludge, being "rowed back and forth," according to Public Works Director Rorie Watt, over flat land covered in wood chips. Bacteria breed and consume the resulting mixture, generating heat that cleanly...
'Nightmare' continues for pug owner to what inspections were performed on the work subsequent to completion."CBJ Director of Public Works Director Rorie Watts squarely placed the blame on the contractors."It was an error by the electrician, so it falls in their court...
City merger tightens budget

...manager of Eaglecrest Ski Area. He said the change has been discussed for nearly a year.CBJ Engineering Department's Rorie Watt will take over as the director of Public Works, which will manage Engineering as a subdivision. The current director...
CBJ consolidation will save $300K

...which he already has experience through his former position at Eaglecrest Ski Area.Engineering Department Director Rorie Watt will take over the merged public works and engineering division, and current director of parks and recreation Brent Fischer...
City seeks funds for recycling center, parking system

...for 1,000 to 1,300 tons (of recycling) per year, and we are at 2,400."CBJ Engineering Department director Rorie Watt presented pictures of the current baler, which is held together by duct-tape and baling wire. The machine, which...
Dog electrocuted on sidewalk, dies

...heck happened and when someone was last in the junction box," said City and Borough of Juneau Engineering Director Rorie Watt."I guess there's a question about who was doing work on this junction box most recently and is there a contractor...
Capital Transit gives bus routes another go

...of Public Works Kirk Duncan moved to head Parks and Recreation when his department merged with CBJ Engineering, under Rorie Watt.Kirk Duncan, in conjunction with Nelson/Nygaard Consulting Associates, had spearheaded the previous capital transit...
Insurance payout will fund emergency school repairs

...Means said he is confident in the durability of the patches.Deputy Mayor Mary Becker asked new Public Works Director Rorie Watt about the life expectancy of Gastineau's roof if left with the patches."The roof is expected to last until 2030...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback