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...



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