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Reminder to Boat Owners: Check Vessels

January 23, 2020 – FYI

CBJ Dock & Harbors would like to encourage all boat owners to clear off the snow from your boats and check that pumps are operating properly! The extra weight from the heavy snow and rain could cause boats to sink.

CANCELLED CBJ Visitor Industry Task Force Meeting for Thursday, January 16

January 16, 2020 – FYI

The Visitor Industry Task Force Meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5:30pm in the Assembly Chambers for public testimony has been cancelled due to the extreme weather and high winds. The next meeting of the Visitor Industry Task Force is scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 12:05pm …

This image shows the lap pool at Augustus Brown Pool.

Lap pool at Augustus Brown Pool Reopens

January 16, 2020 – FYI

The Augustus Brown lap pool has reopened for use by the public, and will be observing normal operation hours and program offerings starting January 16.  For more information, call 586-5325 or email Kollin.Monahan@Juneau.org.

 

Human Resources Committee Meeting Cancelled for Monday, January 13

January 13, 2020 – FYI

The Assembly Human Resources Committee meeting scheduled for this evening, Monday, January 13, in Assembly Chambers has been cancelled.  For more information, contact the City Clerk’s Office at 586-5278.  

This is a picture of the new recycling center.

To encourage more recycling, CBJ eliminates $100 recycling fee for businesses

January 9, 2020 – FYI, News

Businesses no longer have to pay for an annual recycling permit to use the recycling center. Starting this year, the City and Borough of Juneau is eliminating the $100 recycling fee for businesses. The goal is to make it easier for the whole community to recycle. As a reminder, Juneau’s …

How to prevent frozen water pipes

January 9, 2020 – FYI

Colder temperatures mean your water pipes are at risk of freezing. If your water pipes are not properly insulated or maintained, you could be at risk of being without running water during a freeze-up or a pipe bursting and causing flooding and damage to your home or business. To prevent …

This is a picture of the Alaska State Capitol.

Legislative Welcome Reception is Jan. 22 at Centennial Hall

January 8, 2020 – FYI, News

It’s that time of year. Help welcome legislators, their families, and staff to Juneau during the 35th Annual Legislative Welcome Reception on Wednesday, January 22, 5-6:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall. This free event is open to the whole community and sponsored by the City and Borough of Juneau, The Alaska …

This is an aerial photo looking down on Mount Juneau, downtown, and part of Douglas.

Recommended listening: A primer on the 2020 Census

January 7, 2020 – FYI, News

The 2020 Census kicks off in Alaska later this month. This Alaska Public Media Talk of Alaska episode is a good and interesting primer on the census, explaining things like what the census is, why it’s vitally important for local communities and the state, and why Alaska is counted first. …

This is a picture of Nick Bursell, former CBJ Law employee.

Assembly resolutions dating back to 1989 now searchable online

January 6, 2020 – FYI, News

If you’re looking for a resolution passed by the Juneau Assembly in the past three decades, you can find it online thanks to Nick Bursell. Nick started working for CBJ’s Law Department in October. At that point, the resolutions online only went back to about 2017. Now, you can find …

 

Juneau Commission on Sustainability to Meet on Wednesday, January 8

January 6, 2020 – FYI

The Juneau Commission on Sustainability will meet at 12pm on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at the Juneau Downtown Library, 292 Marine Way, for its regular monthly meeting. This meeting was originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 1. This meeting is open to the public.