CBJ to hold meeting on warming shelter possibilities

CBJ to hold meeting on warming shelter possibilities

A decision has not been made.

  • Juneau Empire
  • Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:44pm
  • NewsEvents

An upcoming meeting will let City and Borough of Juneau provide information and collect feedback regarding plans to purchase a building to provide space for a wold weather shelter, the city announced.

The virtual meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, according to City and Borough of Juneau.

CBJ previously issued a building solicitation proposal on July 14 with a July 28 deadline, according to the city. The solicitation period was then reopened on Aug. 19 with an Aug. 26 deadline. Potential options include:

— 201 Cordova Street

— 1720 Crest Street (JMA building)

— 1108 F Street (Bill Ray Center)

— 247 Franklin Street (Glory Hall)

— 1711 Glacier Ave (Breakwater Inn)

— 224 Seward Street (Sommers Building)

— 435 Willoughby Ave (Driftwood Hotel)

— 535 Willoughby Ave (warehouse building)

— Continuing to use the former armory building in Downtown Juneau

— No site

People can join the Zoom webinar at https://juneau.zoom.us/j/94264788341. The Webinar ID is 942 6478 8341. To participate telephonically, people can call 1-346-248-7799 or 1-669-900-6833 or 1-253-215-8782 or 1-312-626-6799 and enter Webinar ID 942 6478 8341. During the public comment portion of the meeting, community members can provide testimony by clicking the “Raise Hand” function on the Zoom webinar or pressing “*9” on the telephone.

People can also share comments with Chief Housing Officer Scott Ciambor at 586-0220 or Scott.Ciambor@juneau.org.

• Contact the Juneau Empire newsroom at (907)308-4895.

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