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Dog doo returns, Twin Lakes closes again

...previous closure on July 20 was due to poor water quality likely caused by runoff tainted by dog feces.The Parks and Recreation Department samples the water at Twin Lakes on a frequent basis and on late Friday, the results came back with a high...
Lands committee tackles big issue tonight

...Construction is expected to begin this fall on the downtown project, named the 16B project. The Committee of the Whole will also hear from the city's Utility Advisory Board and receive an update from the Parks and Recreation Department.
Dog doo blamed for Twin Lakes closure's cleared up (quickly). This is unusual in that it's been a couple of days."Because the lab the parks and recreation department uses to test its water samples closes during the weekend, the city had to shut down the swimming area until...
Empowered pool board moves forward

...pools.The pools are currently managed by the Parks and Recreation department but have failed to earn a sustainable profit...empowered board would continue to work with the Parks and Recreation Department during the six-month transition period...
Juneau's youth center continues to fight hunger

...for the 69-year-old club. In 1983, the Parks and Recreation Department began managing Zach Gordon in partnership...Gordon. She had been happy with her job in the Parks and Recreation Department for almost 12 years. A position at the youth...
City merger tightens budget

...approximately $275,000 per year.The current director of Public Works, Kirk Duncan, will become director of the parks and recreation department, for which he already has experience: He is a former general manager of Eaglecrest Ski Area. He said...
CBJ consolidation will save $300K

...soon merge, saving the city about $275,000.Current director of public works Kirk Duncan will head up the Parks and Recreation Department, for which he already has experience through his former position at Eaglecrest Ski Area.Engineering Department...
Juneau sales tax income perks up

...departments: the Juneau Police Department, Capital City Fire and Rescue, the Public Works Department and the Parks and Recreation Department.The reviews are part of the Assembly's goal to "right-size" city operations and save money. The...
Juneau pools won't change hands just yet

...fundraising to pay for the Porcupine Chair Lift.A similar fundraising foundation could be implemented for the Parks and Recreation Department to alleviate some of the millions in maintenance costs, he said. While the aquatics recreational superintendent...

...would hopefully keep the ravens from accessing the bags.This isn't the first time ravens have given the Parks and Recreation department trouble, Fischer noted."They're incredibly smart, and when they're bored ... " Fischer said...


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