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To raise revenue, Juneau Assembly targets tax exemptions

...for public testimony to see who would be impacted by the change and how."You're not going to change anything without pushback," he said. "The easy changes are done.""And they weren't easy," Mayor Merrill Sanford replied.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/raise-revenue-juneau-assembly-targets-t
Local
Task force assembles for ice rink

Seven community members are coming together to point the Treadwell Ice Arena in another direction. Mayor Merrill Sanford announced at Monday's Assembly meeting that a task force has been formed to study the feasibility of an empowered board to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/task-force-assembles-ice-rink
Local
Today In Sports History

AUGUST 131919 - Upset scores a win against Man o' War in the Sanford Memorial Stakes at Saratoga. The defeat is Big Red's only loss in 21 starts.1920 - England's Ted Ray wins the U.S. Men's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-13/today-sports-history
Sports
Secondhand shops get stricter rules

...for two months in response to business owners' objections during Assembly Human Resources Committee meetings. Mayor Merrill Sanford and Assemblyman Jerry Nankervis voted against.The ordinance is aimed at keeping better tabs on stolen valuables sold to secondhand...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-12/secondhand-shops-get-stricter-rules
Local
Thank you for the support of Alaska National Guard Day

...Wanamaker.Additionally, the American Legion Post #25 would like to thank Governor Parnell and First Lady Sandy, Mayor Merrill Sanford, Rep. Cathy Munoz, Senator Dennis Egan, Assembly member Jesse Kiehl COL Mike Thompson, CCTHITA President Richard Peterson...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-10/thank-you-support-alaska-national-g
Neighbors
Urban Decay Part III: Downtown Juneau's progress

...located, he said.Juneau mayor Merrill Sanford highlighted social issues, as well...negative connotation to our downtown area."Sanford mentioned the idea of moving the downtown...alcohol content of less than 0.1 percent.Sanford also said the city is looking at housing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-30/urban-decay-part-iii-downtown-juneaus-p
Local
Legal pot would pose challenge for city

...City and Borough of Juneau Assembly won't plan how to react to the initiative until it passes - if it passes, Mayor Merrill Sanford said.Through the initiative, cities would not be able to ban the use of marijuana, but they could ban marijuana dispensaries...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-28/legal-pot-would-pose-challenge-city
Local
Lights out on future cell towers?

...pre-existing buildings rather than build towers.Mayor Merrill Sanford pointed out that lights on current towers are likely there...That's pushing the envelope for our current group of people," Sanford responded, referring to the upcoming municipal election Oct...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-29/lights-out-future-cell-towers
Local
Urban Decay

...screenings of the film at the Gold Town Nickelodeon. They've also been having conversations with people like Mayor Merrill Sanford, Police Chief Bryce Johnson, downtown business owners, board members of the Glory Hole (Juneau's downtown shelter and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-16/urban-decay
Local
Pride abounds for LGBTQ community this month

...year, it's official. Mayor Merrill Sanford presented an official resolution at Monday's...unity."Now, therefore, I, Merrill Sanford, Mayor of the City and Borough of Juneau...celebrate the diversity of Alaskans," Sanford read during Monday's assembly meeting...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-10/pride-abounds-lgbtq-community-month
Local

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