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By Ben Muir 

Assembly continues support for passenger fee


December 7, 2017

The Petersburg assembly on Monday continued its discussion on the possibility of charging a marine passenger fee to all vessels that enter borough waters.

“Currently we aren’t charging cruise ships that come to Petersburg, though most of the communities around Southeast are,” said Jeff Meucci, an assembly member. “And I’m just trying to sort out how we would be a part of that process.”

At first the assembly proposed a committee but members later voted to have a work session instead, a decision that could streamline the approach.

The Harbor and Ports Advisory Board will likely...

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