Planning Month: Juneau International Airport

October 29, 2019 – News

As we all know, there are only two ways to access Juneau – by air or by water – so the importance of the local airport, owned and operated by CBJ, is not lost on us. In 2018, the airport completed its Sustainability Master Plan, which reaffirmed the airport’s commitment …

Interactive budget tool gives answers to “what if” questions

October 28, 2019 – News

As the Assembly Finance Committee continues to look deeply at City and Borough of Juneau finances, the Finance Department has provided an interactive “what if” scenario tool as an additional way to engage in the pre-development phase of the budget process for fiscal years 2021 and 2022. The Finance Committee …

Folk concert, boating safety, whales: Library hosts final week of Big Read events

October 25, 2019 – News

Juneau Public Libraries is hosting several free events through the end of October as part of the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read Program. Friday, October 25, 6 p.m. at the Mendenhall Valley Library: The community is invited to a family-friendly concert featuring folk singer Don Sineti. Sineti comes all …

Learn about climate adaptation planning Oct. 30

October 24, 2019 – FYI, News

Join staff from the Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska to learn about its climate change adaptation plan. Planning for climate change in Southeast Alaska communities is the focus of the next Sustainability Session on Wednesday, October 30 at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall Chambers. Tlingit …

Planning Month: Sidewalk connectivity and safety

October 24, 2019 – News

Whether dog walking early in the morning or walking home from a late night in downtown, pedestrian infrastructure helps keep everyone safe. For infrastructure projects to benefit the public, the planning process must involve the public. In 2012, CBJ adopted the Juneau Safe Routes to Schools Plan, which heavily relied …

This is a picture of the Auke Lake shelter.

Community invited to Auke Lake shelter ribbon cutting Oct. 24

October 22, 2019 – News

The Juneau Rotary clubs are holding a ribbon cutting for the new Auke Lake Wayside shelter this Thursday, October 24, at 12 p.m. The shelter is located just off the Auke Lake parking lot, adjacent to the boat ramp. The facility is managed by the City and Borough of Juneau …

Bid period now open for Pederson Hill Subdivision land sale

October 17, 2019 – News

Seventeen single-family lots in the newly developed Pederson Hill Subdivision are for sale. The City and Borough of Juneau is selling six of the lots by fixed price lottery on December 10, five individual lots by sealed competitive bid and a block of six lots by sealed competitive bid due …

Planning Month: Statter Harbor

October 16, 2019 – News

Statter Harbor is Juneau’s most popular and diverse harbor, providing moorage for fishermen, charter operators, local boat owners, liveaboards, and yachts. It includes Juneau’s largest boat launch and trailer parking, as well as access to pedestrian amenities, such as a baywalk, picnic tables, benches, and viewing platforms. The facility provides …

This is a picture of the refurbished downtown clock, which was part of the Downtown Street Improvements project.

Planning Month: Downtown Street Improvements Project (Front & Franklin, Front & Seward)

October 14, 2019 – News

Because the construction season and tourist season have an unfortunate overlap, a project happening downtown isn’t just about what will be built, but how and when. Downtown business owners may be excited about the improvements, but how people will get to their businesses during construction? Or residents may wonder – …

This is a picture from the Sister Cities Russian Victory Day afternoon tea event May 2019.

Sister Cities Committee thanks community for successful Russian event

October 11, 2019 – News

Back in May, the Juneau Sister Cities Committee celebrated Russian Victory Day with a late afternoon tea at the Northern Tea House. The event was celebrated in collaboration with CBJ Sister City, Vladivostok, Russia. The tea was a success thanks to the support of the Juneau American and Russian communities: …