Tag Archives: Juneau

Meetings this week (6/12 – 6/18)

Tongass Democrats’ Year of Kindness and Strategic Planning committees will be meeting this week. The Alaska State Legislature reconvenes tomorrow morning at 11 AM, but their public testimony calendar is blank this week. However, the House appears to be soldiering … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (6/5 – 6/11)

Summer is here, and so naturally it is time to think about money! The City and Borough of Juneau will vote on our annual budget tomorrow, and the Legislature has less than two weeks to get a budget passed for … Continue reading

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CBJ library outreach budget update

As a local resident of Juneau, I sent an email to the Assembly, asking members to oppose any cuts to the library outreach budget that might be recommended by the Finance Committee. However, the Assembly Finance Committee meeting planned for … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (5/29 – 6/4)

This week the Tongass Democrats have our monthly business meeting on Thursday, and the CBJ Assembly has an important Finance Committee meeting where they will consider the future of the Juneau Public Library’s outreach funds (Action Alert). Meeting locations, dates, and … Continue reading

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EXPIRED Action Alert: Juneau Public Library outreach budget targeted

I just heard that CBJ Mayor Ken Koelsch has tasked the Finance Committee with deciding whether or not to cut the Juneau Public Library’s Outreach budget. The Finance Committee will be meeting to discuss the idea this week. Check out the library’s Youth … Continue reading

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Meetings 5/22/17-5/28/17

There are three City and Borough of Juneau meetings this week: Committee of the Whole, Public Works & Facilities, and Planning Commission. The Lands Committee and Finance Committee meetings have been canceled. Details below the fold. 

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Meetings 5/15/17 to 5/21/17

Meetings this week include one public testimony opportunity at the Legislature and a regular Assembly meeting. I notice that there seems like a lot of zoning-related information on the agenda for the Assembly meeting this week. The details below the … Continue reading

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Will the “Trump Slump” affect Juneau’s travel industry?

It seems that Pres. Trump is running the country like a business. Unfortunately for us, he’s running it like one of his businesses. A snarky article in Salon left me wondering about a serious issue for tourism. I checked around, and it seems that … Continue reading

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Meetings next week

There are no Tongass Democrats business or open committee meetings this next week, and the City and Borough of Juneau has just one on their calendar.

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Going to the CBJ Assembly meeting on Monday? These links might be useful.

I’ve recently spoken with several people who are interested in helping Juneau out by becoming more active at the Assembly level. Since Monday is the regular monthly meeting, I thought I’d point out some of the great resources that the … Continue reading

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