Mendenhall River Flood Public Testimony Opportunity on November 6

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly will be taking public testimony on Mendenhall River flood mitigation on Monday, November 6, at 6 p.m. during the Assembly Committee of the Whole work session. The meeting will take place in person in the City Hall Assembly Chambers and remotely via Zoom.

At the meeting, staff will give a brief presentation on the efforts CBJ has made thus far and the potential funding opportunities available to help with mitigation (primarily bank stabilization). The public will then have an opportunity to ask specific questions and/or bring forward mitigation suggestions for Assembly consideration.

The Assembly will gather questions and suggestions from the audience and schedule a follow-up with subject matter experts including representatives from the Army Corps of Engineers, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

Testimony time will be limited to 3 minutes per individual. Members of the public who want to provide oral testimony via remote participation (Zoom) must notify the Municipal Clerk prior to 4 p.m. on Monday, November 6, by calling (907) 586-5278. For in-person participation at the meeting, a sign-up sheet will be made available at the back of the Chambers and advance sign-up is not required.

Members of the public are encouraged to send their comments in advance of the meeting to

Please note that flood mitigation is the only topic on which the Assembly will take public testimony at this session. Other agenda and non-agenda items are not open for public testimony at this time.