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March 2, 1983 - Slow paperwork resulted in “near tragedy” with the dredging of the new boat harbor last February 18. If Senator Bob Ziegler had not stepped in, the dredging contractors would have left Petersburg, the mayor told the city council last week.

The harbor dredging contractor General Construction, had completed their dredging contract and were ready to move on. While the contractor was in Petersburg, the state had hoped they could dredge on the tidelands around Mitkof Marine Ways for a more economical approach to the northside floats of the expanded boat harbor.

The expanded d...

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