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Council moves ahead with moorage increase, harbor project funding

Another harbor rate increase is on the way in Petersburg. The City Council last night passed the first reading of a measure that will boost moorage charges and other fees to help the department cover expenses. The change would mainly affect larger boats with increases ranging from eleven to forty-six percent. At the same time, the Council also approved a plan that will use Electric Utility funds to help round-out funding for a new North Harbor. Matt Lichtenstein reports:

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