‘Field of Fireweed’ rezone denied – Juneau Empire

JUNEAU EMPIRE  January 15th 2014

More than a year since the application was introduced, the City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission voted to uphold their previous decision to deny the rezone of the “Field of Fireweed” near the airport during a standing-room-only meeting Tuesday.

Land owner Bicknell, Inc., applied to rezone the field for industrial development in December 2012. Since then, community members have come out in droves to Planning Commission meetings to speak against the rezone. Tuesday was no different…