Government meetings: Monday, Aug. 22 - Thursday, Aug. 25


• The Juneau Human Rights Commission meets at 5:15 p.m. in City Hall Conference Room 224.

• The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly meets at 7 p.m. in Assembly Chambers. It is expected to take action on two school-based voter initiatives and several fund transfers.


• The Docks and Harbors Finance Committee will meet at 5 p.m. in City Hall Conference Room 224.

• The Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors will meet at 5:15 p.m. in the BRH Administration Building Boardroom. It will see three separate presentations from management companies and will go into executive session following each.

• The Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. in Assembly Chambers to consider a conditional use permit for expanding Johnson Youth Center and related consistency review, as well as several other conditional use permits including two for apartment conversion of houses.


• The Docks and Harbors Board board will meet at 7 p.m. in Assembly Chambers.


Police & Fire for Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to

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This day in Juneau history: Feb. 19

On Feb. 19, 1987, Gov. Steve Cowper and the Alaska Legislature formed a budget plan for the upcoming year. The House Finance Committee passed a bill giving Gov. Cowper permission to spend the $428 million reserve fund, and representatives described meetings with Gov. Cowper “wonderful”.

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Libraries accepting food for fines

The Juneau Public Libraries are accepting food donations to pay off library fines during the entire month of February.

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Senate Bill 54 aims to roll back some provisions of criminal justice reform

Changes to Senate Bill 91 — a controversial bill was enacted last summer in an effort to reduce Alaska’s prison population — are being rolled out as part of Senate Bill 54, introduced on the floor on Feb. 10.

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