View from the snowy Jensen-Olson Arboretum grounds of sunset over Gastineau Channel.

Jensen-Olson Arboretum closed December 5-28

December 4, 2023 – News

The Jensen-Olson Arboretum (JOA) will be closed from December 5 through December 28. Parks & Rec staff remain active at the site. JOA will reopen on New Year’s weekend, Friday, December 29. At that time JOA will resume winter hours, open Friday – Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. …

Group photo of Start Smart participants (kids and adults)

Registration for Parks & Recreation Start Smart Basketball opens December 11

December 4, 2023 – News

Registration for Parks & Recreation’s Start Smart Basketball (ages 3-4) opens Monday, December 11 at noon. There are 23 spots available. The program costs $40 plus tax, which includes a Start Smart t-shirt. Register online under “Youth & Teen.” Registration is first come, first served. All registrations received after the …

Public can submit proposals for Marine Passenger Fee proceeds starting Dec. 4

December 1, 2023 – News

Every year, the City and Borough of Juneau asks city departments and the public, including businesses and the visitor industry, for project proposals to be funded with Marine Passenger Fee proceeds. This year, proposals can be submitted December 4, 2023 through January 3, 2024. Juneau voters in 1999 passed a …

Virtual Open House Dec. 7 and Survey for Bonnie Brae Access Trail

December 1, 2023 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau Parks and Recreation Department requests your input on the Bonnie Brae Access Trail to Treadwell Ditch planning study. The project team is conducting a follow-up public survey, open until January 8, 2024, based on the public comments received in the summer of 2023. The …

CANCELLED: Water Shut-Off to the Mountainside Estates Neighborhood on Thursday, November 30

November 30, 2023 – FYI, News

CANCELLED:  Water Shut-Off to the Mountainside Estates Neighborhood on Thursday, November 30 The water system work in the Mountainside Estates neighborhood that had been scheduled for today, Thursday, November 30, has been cancelled.  The water utility crew has been diverted out the road to complete an emergency repair.  There will …

Parks & Rec Candy Cane Hunt Returns for the Holidays

November 30, 2023 – FYI, News

Explore Juneau, support local businesses, and win prizes this holiday season in CBJ Parks & Recreation’s Candy Cane Hunt! Print or download a Candy Cane Tracker from the Parks & Rec website, then head out and around town December 1 – 17 to find the printed candy cane numbers in the store windows. …

City Hall Sign

Ordinances up for Public Hearing at the 12/11/2023 Assembly Meeting (Updated 11/28/23)

November 28, 2023 – 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 by close of business the business day prior to the meetings. …

Water Shut-Off to the Mountainside Estates Neighborhood on Thursday, November 30

November 28, 2023 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau’s Utilities Division will be working on the water system in the Mountainside Estates neighborhood on Thursday, November 30.  Water will be shut off at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday.  This will eliminate all water flow starting on Craig Street and including everything above Abby Way.  …

Free Parking During Gallery Walk 2023

November 27, 2023 – FYI, News

In celebration of the holiday season, paid parking downtown will not be enforced during the 2023 Gallery Walk. Enforcement will end at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 1. On-street parking will not be limited to two hours, and free parking will be offered at the Shopper’s Lot, the North Franklin …

View of downtown Juneau in light snow from across Gastineau channel, framed by snow-encrusted tree branches.

Thanksgiving weekend schedule for CBJ offices & facilities

November 22, 2023 – News

Most City and Borough of Juneau offices and facilities—including City Hall offices, the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Zach Gordon Youth Center, Dimond Park Field House, and all Juneau Public Library branches—will be closed Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Here’s a rundown of …