PETERSBURG, AK An already-strained relationship between some members of Petersburg’s city council and several city employees has taken a turn for the worse. The latest allegations are that city employees were photographing city council members coming and going from councilor Bob Nilsen’s home. Some local residents read about those allegations in Nilsen’s paid insert in last Thursday’s Petersburg Pilot newspaper. Nilsen has hired a lawyer and wants city staff disciplined. Meanwhile, city employees say they were concerned about councilors meeting outside the public scrutiny required by state law, but say the allegations of surveillance on paid city time are without merit.
Homegrown Conversations for Curious Minds
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