It’s almost municipal Election Day. Are you ready?

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It’s almost municipal Election Day in the City and Borough of Juneau.

The Juneau Empire has been active covering the candidates and propositions that appear on local ballots ahead of the big day. Check out the links below for our coverage of all things local election.

Read about when, where and how you can still vote here.

About the candidates

League of Women Voters of Juneau questionnaire: Wade Bryson

Plus, a Juneau Empire candidate catch-up can be read here.

League of Women Voters of Juneau questionnaire: Greg Smith

Plus, a Juneau Empire candidate catch-up can be read here.

League of Women Voters of Juneau questionnaire: Carole Triem

Plus, a Juneau Empire candidate catch-up can be read here.

League of Women Voters of Juneau questionnaire:Emil Mackey

Plus, a Juneau Empire candidate catch-up can be read here.

League of Women Voters of Juneau questionnaire:Deedie Sorensen

Plus, a Juneau Empire candidate catch-up can be read here.

About the ballot propositions

Proposition 1: “For the purpose of constructing and equipping a new City Hall, including below ground parking within the City and Borough, shall the City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska, issue and sell its general obligation bonds, maturing within 25 years of their date of issue, in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $35,000,000?’

Read about it here.

Proposition 2: “To improve public health and access to outdoor recreation by improving parks and recreational facilities, including, but not limited to, installation of an artificial turf field for baseball and softball and replacing the track surface at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park, new Public Use Cabin and areawide trail maintenance within the City and Borough, shall the City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska, issue and sell its general obligation bonds, maturing within 15 years of their date of issue, in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $6,600,000?”

Read about it here.

Proposition 3: “Shall the City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska, continue to levy and collect a temporary 1% areawide sales tax on the sale price of retail sales, services, and commercial rentals within the City and Borough for an additional five years, effective October 1, 2023, until September 30, 2028. If this proposition is approved, the total sales tax would remain at five percent.”

Read about it here.

Proposition 4: Shall the City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska Code 15.05.105 be repealed as follows: Section 1. Repeal of CBJ 15.05.105. Ordinance No. 2020-47(am) entitled “An Ordinance Regarding Disclosure of Real Estate Values in Transactions” and Ordinance No. 2022-13 entitled “An Ordinance Repealing the Confidentiality Provision for Real Estate Transaction Disclosures and Establishing a Penalty for Failure to Disclose a Real Estate Transaction,” which are codified at City and Borough of Juneau Code Sections 15.05.105 and 03.308.070, are hereby repealed.”

Read about it here.

What readers had to say

Ballot propositions generated many My Turns and letters to the editor over the past few weeks. You can find My Turns here and letters to the editor here.

More information about the municipal election is also available at https://juneau.org/clerk/elections.

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