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Learn the Basics of Running for Local Office at Free Workshop on June 24

June 5, 2023 – News

Have you ever thought about running for local office? This October, Juneau voters will elect three Assembly members and two School Board members—and one of them could be you. CBJ and the Juneau League of Women Voters will host the eighth annual “How to Run for Local Office” workshop on …

Apply for Senior Citizen Hardship Sales Tax Rebate by June 30

June 2, 2023 – News

The deadline to apply for the 2023 Senior Citizen Hardship Sales Tax Rebate is right around the corner. Applications and all required supporting documentation must be received or postmarked by June 30, 2023. Find the application form and instructions on the Senior Citizen Tax Benefits page  or pick up a …

Airport Parking Limited as Long-Term Lot Closes for Summer Construction

May 31, 2023 – News

Airport parking will be severely limited over the summer as construction takes place in all four parking lots. Passengers traveling through JIA this summer are strongly encouraged to catch a ride from family and friends or use ground transportation options like taxis, rideshares, and public transit. The permanent Long-Term Parking …

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Celebrate Alaska Public Gardens Day and Memorial Day at Jensen-Olson Arboretum

May 26, 2023 – News

Jensen-Olson Arboretum will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, May 29, in honor of Memorial Day, in addition to its regular Saturday and Sunday hours. This Saturday, May 27, is also Alaska Public Gardens Day.  Celebrate with a visit this weekend and see …

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UPDATED: Daytime Closure to Basin Road Trestle Beginning May 31

May 26, 2023 – News

UPDATE: Daytime pedestrian access to Basin Road Trestle Bridge has been extended through Wednesday, May 31. The Basin Road Trestle Bridge will be closed to all traffic including pedestrians between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., seven days a week, from June 1 to June 11 due to …

Assembly To Hold Public Hearing on Registration Program for Short-term Rentals

May 24, 2023 – News

The Assembly will hold a public hearing at the June 12 Regular Assembly Meeting on a proposed registration program for short-term rental operators. At its March 1 Finance Committee meeting, the Assembly received an update on the use of short-term rentals in Juneau. Short-term rentals are more commonly thought of …

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Apply for a Fourth of July Vendor Spot at Savikko Park Starting May 26

May 24, 2023 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Parks & Recreation Department will start accepting vending permit applications for Fourth of July festivities at Savikko Park on Friday, May 26 at 8 a.m. All permits are issued on a first-come, first-serve basis. The deadline to apply is June 23 at 4:30 p.m. …

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Track at Dimond Park Field House Moves to Summer Hours Starting May 28

May 23, 2023 – News

The track at Parks & Recreation’s Dimond Park Field House will shift to summer hours starting Sunday, May 28. The track will be open to the public Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and closed on weekends, evenings, and holidays. Turf for Tots is still taking place at …

Major Improvements to Juneau International Airport Parking Coming in Summer 2023

May 22, 2023 – News

Major improvements to the Juneau International Airport parking lots will take place during the summer of 2023. Work will affect all four lots—Long-Term, Short-Term, Rental Car and Employee—and will begin in May. Improvements include work on curbs, repaving, lighting and draining, as well as the implementation of a new payment …

Final Montana Creek Master Plan To Be Presented at May 31 Public Meeting

May 22, 2023 – News

CBJ Parks & Recreation, together with Trail Mix, the United States Forest Service, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources and the Alaska Department of Transportation, has finalized a Master Plan for the Montana Creek Recreation Area and will present it to the public on Wednesday, May 31. The meeting will …