August 15, 2013 | Vol. 39, No. 33

Banana Point dock project canceled

The Banana Point floating dock project has been canceled after conflicting interpretations within the U.S. Forest Service concerning the use of grant funds.

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The Wrangell, Petersburg and Kake Resource Advisory Committee, or RAC organized the project that was two years in the making.

RACs fall under the authority of The Secure Rural Schools Act, which is meant to provide collaboration between local communities and federal land managers to create projects on federal land. Each U.S. Forest Service region in the country has a RAC.

The local RAC approved the Banana Point floating dock in 2011 in...

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