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Ordinances up for Public Hearing at the November 30 and December 12 Assembly Meetings

November 23, 2022 – News, Notices for Public Comment

The following items are scheduled for public hearing by the City and Borough of Juneau Alaska Assembly, on the date(s) designated below.  The agenda and packet material for the meetings will be posted on the CBJ website at https://juneau-ak.municodemeetings.com/ by close of business the business day prior to the meetings. The public …

Keeping FOGs out of the sewer system

November 23, 2022 – FYI, News

As we enter the holiday season, the CBJ Utility would like to remind our community about the perils of improper disposal of Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) and how easy it is to manage this waste correctly.  FOG comes from meat fats in food scraps, cooking oil, shortening, lard, butter …

Aerial view of Hank Harmon Public Range covered in snow

Hank Harmon Public Range Annual Meeting November 28

November 21, 2022 – News

The Hank Harmon Public Range Board will hold their annual meeting on Monday, November 28 at 7 p.m. at the State Indoor Shooting Range (5670 Montana Creek Road). The public is welcome to join the meeting and provide any feedback to the board. For more information, contact Dan Palicka at …

Youth Basketball - Registration Opens November 21

Early Registration for Parks & Recreation Youth Basketball & Pee Wee Opens Monday, November 21

November 18, 2022 – News

Early registration for Parks & Recreation’s Youth Basketball League (ages 6 to 14) and Pee Wee Basketball (age 5) opens Monday, November 21 at 8 a.m. Early registration runs through December 4 and costs $55 for Youth Basketball. Starting December 5, Youth Basketball registration costs increases to $65. Pee Wee …

Photo of a small child shooting a soft basketball

Registration for Parks & Recreation Start Smart Basketball Opens November 21

November 18, 2022 – News

Registration for Parks & Recreation’s Start Smart Basketball (ages 3-4) opens Monday, November 21, at noon. There are 25 spots available. The program costs $35, which includes a Start Smart tee shirt. Register online (look under “Youth & Teen”) starting November 21 at noon. Registration is first come, first served. …

Now at your library: Americans and the Holocaust. What did Americans know? What more could have been done?

Americans and the Holocaust Traveling Exhibition To Visit Valley Public Library November 1 – December 20

November 16, 2022 – News

Americans and the Holocaust, a traveling exhibition from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, is on display at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library branch from November 1 to December 20. The exhibition examines the motives, pressures, and fears that shaped Americans’ response to Nazism, war, and genocide during the 1930s and …

Photo of mop head extracted from wastewater

Call for Immediate Halt to Discharge of Non-Biodegradable Materials in Sewers

November 16, 2022 – News

The CBJ wastewater treatment facility at Auke Bay has recently been inundated with a version of a disposable industrial mop head (see photos) that is clogging the facility and interfering with the wastewater treatment process.  The CBJ Utilities Division asks that those responsible for discharging this and similar non-biodegradable materials …

Photo of bus on snowy street

Capital Transit Winter Route Changes for November 10

November 10, 2022 – FYI, News

Today, November 10, Capital Transit is implementing winter route changes until midnight tonight. Service will be discontinued on Cordova Street, Franklin Street and 4th Street downtown: No service on Cordova Street. Please wait for the bus at the Breeze Inn stop. No service on Franklin or 4th street. Please wait …

Photo of the Dimond Park Aquatic Center pool

Winter Pass Offers 5 Months Unlimited Access to Juneau Pools, Treadwell Arena & Field House

November 1, 2022 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Parks & Recreation Winter Pass allows an individual unlimited admission to public sessions at the Dimond Park Aquatic Center, Augustus Brown Swimming Pool, Treadwell Arena, and Dimond Park Field House track for five months throughout the winter. The pass can be used November 1, 2022 through …

Photo of grinning carved Halloween pumpkins

Drop Off Your Pumpkins at Juneau RecycleWorks November 5-19

October 31, 2022 – News

Juneau RecycleWorks will open pumpkin drop-off bins at the Recycling Center, located at 5600 Tonsgard Court, from Saturday, November 5 through Saturday, November 19. This is the second year RecycleWorks has partnered with JuneauComposts! to collect and compost pumpkins. Pumpkins must be free of all decorations, including paints. Drop-off bins …