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By Ben Muir 

Proposition 1: Who should own Kupreanof dock


September 28, 2017

The first proposition listed on the election ballot will ask voters if the City of Kupreanof should own the dock connected to its shores.

As it stands, the State of Alaska owns the Kupreanof dock, but it has not maintained it in decades, Mayor Tom Reinarts said.

“We have been studying that dock for a long time,” Reinarts said. “We have only done bits and pieces to keep it in reasonable shape so it is useable. It is to the point it needs a whole lot more help.”

In order for the state to transfer ownership to Kupreanof, the Borough charter has to be changed – which will be the bal...

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