FYI Archive

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Changing playtime while hunkering down

March 28, 2020 – FYI

Juneau is in hunker down mode, along with the rest of the state. Many families with children have already been changing the way they play in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). If your family hasn’t, the time to do so is now: Indoor play dates …

School District will continue free meal service after Spring Break

March 28, 2020 – FYI

Food will continue to be served on the weekdays at schools on the same schedule for now. Any student can pick up breakfast and lunch at any school distribution site. A new waiver from the federal government allows parents to pick up food without students present. Sayéik: Gastineau 9 – …

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Sales Tax filing: March 31 deadline extended to April 15

March 27, 2020 – FYI

The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly has extended the March 31 due date for filing and remitting February sales taxes two weeks to April 15. This applies only to businesses who file and remit on a monthly basis. Businesses are reminded that returns and payments may be submitted online, …


Community rallies to offset Personal Protective Equipment supply shortage

March 27, 2020 – FYI

Activated by worldwide shortages of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients, Juneau residents are dusting off sewing machines and creating patterns to make gowns, face shields, hoods, and covers for N-95 respirator masks for first responders and Bartlett Regional Hospital staff. Individuals and groups are …

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CAPITAL AKcess limits van capacity to two passengers

March 27, 2020 – FYI

In an effort to promote social distancing, and for the health of Juneau riders and van operators, CAPITAL AKcess is currently limiting van capacity to two (2) riders. CAPITAL AKcess riders should only use the van service for essential trips, such as: healthcare appointments and pharmacy visits grocery shopping employment …

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Now accepting Volunteers and Requests for Assistance

March 26, 2020 – FYI

The Volunteer and Community Collaboration Task Force is accepting both Volunteers and Requests for Assistance from individuals and businesses/organizations in the community. The Volunteer and Community Collaboration Task Force is part of the Emergency Operations Center, a unified command between the City and Borough of Juneau, Bartlett Regional Hospital, the …

Contacting Docks & Harbors while social distancing

March 25, 2020 – FYI

In order to protect the community through social distancing, the City and Borough of Juneau Docks & Harbors Department asks that customers please call or email instead of visiting the office starting today, March 25. Administrative staff will be available to help remotely with all harbor needs from 8 a.m. …

CBJ urges residents to stop flushing disinfecting wipes & gloves down the toilet

March 25, 2020 – FYI

Sewer systems across the country are being clogged from disinfecting wipes, gloves, and toilet paper alternatives being flushed down the toilet. The City and Borough of Juneau Utilities has seen evidence of this happening locally and urges residents to stop flushing disinfecting wipes and gloves down the toilet. Unlike toilet …

Continuing CBJ services safely while hunkering down

March 24, 2020 – FYI

In keeping with the Assembly’s direction for residents to “Hunker Down,” beginning today, March 24, the City and Borough of Juneau has changed the way services are delivered to the public. If access to services in City Hall or the Municipal Way building are needed, citizens can enter City Hall …

For senior sales tax exemption, log sheet signature no longer required

March 23, 2020 – FYI

To mitigate the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the City and Borough of Juneau Sales Tax Office is waiving the signature requirement for the Senior Sales Tax Exemption log sheet at stores. Senior citizens should be ready to produce their exemption card at the time of purchase so that …