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City grants may increase housing options

...to Juneau residents who want to add apartments onto their homes. The Rental Unit Accessory Grant Program approved by the Assembly Lands and Resources Committee at its regular meeting Monday would offer $5,000 to 15 homeowners who add a rentable...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-27/city-grants-may-increase-housing-option
Local
ALICE training reaches Soldotna students

...implementing with teachers. Brennan said teachers spend two hours learning in-depth reactions and protocols. During the assembly, Brennan told the students not to be startled if they heard a teacher's voice over the intercom. That teacher could...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/alice-training-reaches-soldotna-student
State
Juneau pools won't change hands just yet

...come down to an Assembly vote. If the Assembly decides yes, Augustus Brown Pool...pool board, to be presented to the Assembly's Committee of the Whole Feb...empowered board last year, but the Assembly voted against the motion partially...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-25/juneau-pools-wont-change-hands-just-yet
Local
Kenai assembly approves oil and gas specialists

...LNG project come to fruition.The assembly voted 6-3 to approve a new special...having a temporary consultant.The assembly heard from two people during public...project does not move forward, the assembly has the option during the next...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-25/kenai-assembly-approves-oil-and-gas-spe
State | AK legislature
Senators take first crack at pot rules

...Amy Mead said she will speak with the Assembly on Monday about its interpretation...public.Once she has direction from the Assembly on that, she will craft a draft...car."I might also be asking (the Assembly) whether they want to regulate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-23/senators-take-first-crack-pot-rules
State | AK legislature
Juneau Assembly considers diverting tobacco tax revenue to social services

...Because the funds will be earmarked for social services, the Assembly will have the final vote."If you are tripling the...Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority land, was key. The Assembly recently pledged $1.5 million for the project...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-22/juneau-assembly-considers-diverting-tob
Local
My Turn: A 'Housing First' step

...individual contributions to the project. Some have questioned the wisdom of using municipal funding at a time when the Assembly may eliminate some sales tax exemptions to help bridge the budget deficit. It's a reasonable concern. Understanding...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-23/my-turn-housing-first-step
Opinion
Some seniors predict exodus without tax exemptions

Juneau's senior residents packed the Assembly Chambers on Thursday to fight the decrease in their...one more meeting before forwarding recommendations to the Assembly Finance Committee. That would allow for clarity on...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-09/some-seniors-predict-exodus-without-tax
Local
Local sports calendar for Jan. 1

...January 8ADULT COED VOLLEYBALLHOME, 5 p.m., Juneau Parks & Recreation Co-ed Volleyball team registration in the Assembly Chambers, located on the main floor of the Municipal Building at 155 South Seward St. Late registration will be taken...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-04/local-sports-calendar-jan-1
Sports
Local sports calendar for Monday, Jan. 5, 2015

...January 8ADULT COED VOLLEYBALLHOME, 5 p.m., Juneau Parks & Recreation Co-ed Volleyball team registration in the Assembly Chambers, located on the main floor of the Municipal Building at 155 South Seward St. Late registration will be taken...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-05/local-sports-calendar-jan-5
Sports

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