Marine passenger fee brings in $38,000
October 31, 2019
The Petersburg Borough has collect roughly $38,000 in marine passenger fees, with a possible $11,000 still to be collected, said Finance Director Jody Tow at an assembly meeting last week.
The assembly approved the marine passenger fee in February of last year, which collects a $5 fee from cruise ship passengers that visit the borough. It came into effect in 2019, and all but one cruise ship has submitted their marine passenger fees, which total to about $38,000. The borough had originally anticipated collecting $25,000. Tow said that the borough could receive up to $11,000 from the cruis...