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Marine Park Plaza reopens for extended seasonal parking June 1, 2020

May 28, 2020 – FYI

Seasonal parking at the Marine Park Plaza has been extended. Beginning Monday, June 1, the Marine Park Plaza will reopen for seasonal parking, until further notice. Parks and Recreation thanks Docks and Harbors for continuing to partner with us and extend seasonal parking. We will post updates on our website …

sign at Dimond Park stating it is closed to dogs

Due to excessive poop, Parks & Recreation temporarily closes Dimond Park and other areas to dogs

May 28, 2020 – FYI

To maintain health and safety standards for animals and humans, the City and Borough of Juneau Parks & Recreation Department has temporarily closed the following areas to dogs due to excessive dog waste, in accordance with CBJ code: Dimond Park Melvin Park field #2 The small area of land located …

You may get your stimulus payment on a prepaid VISA card in the mail

May 27, 2020 – FYI

If you qualify for an Economic Impact Payment (also commonly called stimulus money) through the federal CARES Act, the government might mail your money on a prepaid VISA debit card issued by MetaBank. Do not throw this card away. This is not a scam. The government is sending some people …

Permit Center reopens to walk-in customers

May 22, 2020 – FYI

Beginning Tuesday, May 26, the City and Borough of Juneau Permit Center will be open for in-person interaction with customers. The Permit Center has installed sneeze guards at the permit desks, social distancing markers are in place, and sanitation measures of high touch surfaces continue. Customers are encouraged to continue …

Montana Creek Road is open

May 21, 2020 – FYI

Montana Creek Road beyond the Hank Harmon Rifle Range is now open for the season. The gate is opened at 7 a.m. and closes at 9 p.m. daily. For more information, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 586-5226.

Work taking place at Overstreet Park Thursday & Friday

May 20, 2020 – FYI

City and Borough of Juneau contractors Admiralty Construction and Behrends Mechanical will be testing and commissioning the pumps and sprayers for the whale fountain at Overstreet Park on Thursday and Friday, May 21-22. During this process, the fountain will be turned on briefly. After testing, the fountain will be turned off …

Capital Transit resumes service into Downtown Juneau

May 19, 2020 – FYI

The City and Borough of Juneau’s public bus system has resumed service into Downtown Juneau. Riders can once again access Capital Transit service at the Downtown Transit Center, Franklin and Front Street, and 4th Street bus stops (see the transit route map here). Capital Transit temporarily discontinued service due to construction …

Eaglecrest Board Finance Committee Meeting Rescheduled to Thursday, May 28

May 19, 2020 – FYI

The Eaglecrest Board Finance Committee meeting, originally scheduled as a teleconference on Wednesday, May 20, has been rescheduled. The meeting will now take place on Thursday, May 28, at 5:30 p.m. in the Great Room of Eaglecrest’s Fish Creek Lodge. There will be plenty of room for proper social distancing …

School district wants input from families as it plans for next school year

May 19, 2020 – FYI

As the Juneau School District nears the end of the 2019-2020 school year, it wants to get input from families on planning the next school year. Because the district doesn’t know for sure what will happen by the first day of school on August 17, it’s preparing for possibilities ranging …

Economic Stabilization Task Force Meeting Tuesday, May 19

May 15, 2020 – FYI

The Economic Stabilization Task Force will meet on Tuesday, May 19 at 3pm. The purpose of the Task Force is to review the economic landscape and make recommendations to the Assembly. Members of the public may listen in or watch by following one of these options. Please click the link …