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Public says 'no' to pesticide use, Assembly discusses new radios for public safety personnel


A few issues sparked a lively discussion among assembly members and the public at Monday’s regular meeting.

Four residents spoke out against the use of herbicides and pesticides to be sprayed by the state in the area.

The assembly discussed the issue and then voted to draft an ordinance that would take a position on spraying in the Borough. It will be modeled after a similar ordinance from the community of Skagway.

Mayor Mark Jensen said that he’s still working to secure a date for a public community meeting regarding state regulations on the use of herbicides and pesticides with the...

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