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Assembly has lots on agenda

Next year’s borough budget, the police station project, another sea otter resolution, and the proposed Kake road and electrical intertie are just some of the items on a lengthy agenda for Monday’s borough assembly meeting in Petersburg. Matt Lichtenstein has an overview.
For the full agenda and assembly packet, click here.
For part two of the assembly packet, click here.

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