Petersburg Pilot -

By Ben Muir 

Assembly supports Roadless Rule, increases senior sales tax fee

 

January 18, 2018



The Peterburg assembly narrowly struck down a resolution to repeal a federal ruling that limits development on national forest land, a decision it made after hearing public testimony from seven people on Monday.

The resolution Monday supported an end to the 2001 Roadless Rule, which protects social and ecological value and characteristics of roadless areas from construction and reconstruction, along with certain timber harvest activities, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

The borough said this resolution was brought to the assembly after Cindi Lagoudakis, a Peters...



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