Petersburg Pilot -

 
Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska
 

By Ron Loesch 

Borough lost opportunity for creating goodwill

 


Since the Petersburg Borough is a 6% partner with every business within their jurisdiction, it seems intuitive that their best interests would be served by working with those businesses to expand the economy with the use of tax-free shopping incentives for local shoppers. Since the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce had worked with the body to create Ordinance 954 and voters approved the ordinance allowing up to two tax free days per year, the effort was making inroads to give shoppers yet another reason to shop at homeā€¦ not in Juneau, not in Seattle, not on the internet, but here in Petersbu...



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