Locals speak out against Kake-Petersburg Road project at City Council meeting
Frustrated by the lack of public forum regarding proposed funding for the Kake-Petersburg Road, Petersburg and Kupreanof City residents spoke out against the project during Monday night's City Council meeting.
Petersburg resident Mike Stainbrook submitted a letter to the council that contained a sample resolution asking Governor Sean Parnell for a line item veto of the road. “This funding requires a bold reaction. A request for veto,” he said.
The 50-mile road was added to the state budget by Senator Bert Stedman as part of $870 million in transportation projects. The proposed location...