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Organization, neighborhood clash over Haven House

The issue was with Haven House, but it was city senior planner Beth McKibben who was first excoriated by angry neighbors of a planned transitional home for women coming out of prison.The meeting...
Vista Drive housing project undergoes public scrutiny

...40 mph to 30 mph.Every concern voiced by the public was recorded on a large piece of poster paper by Juneau's senior planner for housing, Beth McKibben, who is overseeing the project."They were all valid," Volunteers of America Alaska...
Transit plan would add bus route, expand hours

...several public comment sessions, will go before the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly at its next meeting.City senior planner Ben Lyman presented the draft at the Planning Commission's Tuesday meeting, outlining the plan and taking comments...
Steering committee chosen for Auke Bay plans

...Bay development projects, the city named 16 people to a steering committee that will help advise the efforts.City senior planner Ben Lyman presented the list of approved applicants to the Planning Commission at its Tuesday night meeting. Phillip...
City taking comments on Auke Bay's future's Comprehensive Plan has called for "doing a small area plan in the Auke Bay neighborhood" since 2008, city senior planner and project manager Ben Lyman said.Recent development in the area - at the university and on the roads, for example...
Auke Bay post office property could be rezoned

...Klein is pursuing a rezone of the property to general commercial, which allows for 50 dwelling units per acre. City senior planner Ben Lyman led a neighborhood meeting Monday evening to go over the implications of a rezone. He showed community...
After more than year, city plan close to approval

...small the Assembly wants to implement for the city, either right away or eventually.At the Monday meeting, city senior planner Ben Lyman finished presenting the differences between the 2008 and 2013 plans. He presented the first half of the...
Assembly committee reviews bear ordinance

...subdivision policies. Community Development Department senior planner Laura Boyce and Lands and Resources Manager Greg Chaney...putting more homes on the market, he said.City senior planner Ben Lyman presented a packet of changes to the proposed...
City OKs state projects, new cell tower

...also build ADA-compliant ramps from the trail to the Capital Transit stop on Mendenhall Loop Road.However, city senior planner Ben Lyman, who presented the project to the commission, asked commissioners to allow the state to proceed with the...
City carves out niche for Walter Soboleff Center in downtown plan

...of any building on the block would look about the same height as all of the buildings around it," Greg Cheney CBJ senior planner said. "The initial feel for the pedestrian is similar to the rest of the block."Cheney said CBJ staff decided to...


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