Borough sights no longer set on Petro 49 property
November 23, 2023
"I would like to make a motion to stop the acquisition of this land," said Mayor Mark Jensen during the Nov. 6 Petersburg Borough Assembly meeting.
Those words spelled the beginning of the end for the Petro 49 building acquisition process that started in 2018.
Five years ago, the borough sought to acquire the old Union Oil building and property at 703 S. Nordic Drive from Petro 49, Inc. with the intention to establish a Harbor Department maintenance facility and storage area there in the future.
The shack to the side of the Harbormaster's office at North Harbor is packed with stored equipme...