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...passengers to the city docks from anchored ships. The Council adopted the passenger fee 5-1 Thursday with Council member Chuck Freeman voting no. Freeman said the ordinance does not clearly spell out how money collected from the fee would be spent...
Ketchikan gets interim mayor

...Edwardson and José Garcia. Blunden, who lives in California, did not meet the residency requirements. Council Member Chuck Freeman said he preferred to consider only the Council applicants, because he didn't want to spend the next two to three...
Councilman gives up long-distance seat

...You need to be in town to be a council guy," Harris said. "You need to be in town to do your job." Councilman Chuck Freeman said he had a problem with Bergeron's extended use of teleconferencing. "Communication is as much about body language...
Money for Ketchikan bridge, trestle repairs to come from tax hike

...the debt service on a proposed $6.6 million bond package set to go before Ketchikan voters in May. Council member Chuck Freeman said he also didn't want to raise taxes and would like to explore other options. But, he said, "Barring other...
Officials in Ketchikan want longer cruise visits

...Ketchikan over a season, he said, it could bring up to $1.8 million more in sales tax. Ketchikan city council member Chuck Freeman was skeptical of the city's ability to convince cruise lines to extend port stays. He said cruise ships are running...


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