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Empire Endorsements for the Oct. 2 Municipal Election

...directed to a variety of needed capital improvement projects for the city (a shop for Public Works, area wide sewer infrastructure, airport renovations, harbor facilities and deferred maintenance on CBJ buildings). Sound familiar? The...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-09-26/empire-endorsements-oct-2-municipal-e
Opinion
Feeling the Crunch

...is further complicated by the area's steep topography, isolation, small scale of economy and inadequacy of sewer infrastructure. With no way out by land, Juneau doesn't have outlying communities where people can live and drive to work...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071005/loc_20050710001.shtml
News
My turn: Use sales tax to fund what the city needs first

...that this aquatic facility would be built at the expense of essential community needs, such as expansion of our sewer infrastructure and improvements to other projects in which the borough already has an investment. Additionally, as veterans...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080905/opi_20050809017.shtml
Opinion
Empire editorial: Support extension of Juneau sales tax

...for a public works facility, $10 million for sewer infrastructure, $10 million for airport renovation, $5 million...something that generates revenue. The $10 million in sewer infrastructure will allow for higher density housing, which could...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092307/opi_20070923005.shtml
Opinion
Akhiok hopes help comes for failing water system after visit from state rep's officials

...watch, and McCoy continues to make repairs to a system far beyond broken. "We're not too far from a catastrophic failure on the water plant," McCoy said. "And the sewer infrastructure has already catastrophically failed."

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-08-15/akhiok-hopes-help-comes-failing-water-s
State
Use fiscal common sense and vote no on Prop 2

...school repair and improvements, improvements at Bartlett Regional Hospital, construction of an ice rink, areawide sewer infrastructure and expansion, airport renovations, harbor expansion and parking garages. All of these types of essential community...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092610/opi_712341774.shtml
Opinion
My turn: It's time for Juneau's second crossing

...Other projects will be financed from specific sources such as the cruise ship head tax and airline ticket fees. Sewer infrastructure improvements will be financed with targeted state grants and loans from other capital projects-related sales...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093010/opi_713948963.shtml
Opinion
Take neighborhoods off heating oil

...depending on size of the home and depth of the well. The city would own the wells just as it owns the water and sewer infrastructure. Homeowners could immediately tap into the well at their property line and retrofit their homes with heat pumps...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012610/let_554968247.shtml
letters
Vote No on 2 group is not an 'always say no crowd'

...the midmountain chair lift at Eaglecrest, the Statter Harbor expansion, the downtown parking garage, areawide sewer infrastructure expansion, the consolidated public works shop, airport renovations and deferred maintenance projects. If Proposition...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092310/let_711183539.shtml
Opinion
Panel asks for sales tax extension

...that this aquatic facility would be built at the expense of essential community needs such as expansion of our sewer infrastructure and improvements to other projects in which the borough already has an investment," the letter said. The letter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071905/loc_20050719002.shtml
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