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Letter: Skagway's sunken float no joking matter

...Katzehin River delta where shuttle ferries will take people to Haines and Skagway. As a member of the Marine Transportation Advisory Board she should be aware of this. If the Juneau Access Road was ever to happen, there would still be a need...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-04-28/letter-skagways-sunken-float-no-jokin
Letters
SE mayors, public unimpressed with ferry concept

...less than $50 million apiece.Mike Korsmo of Skagway, a tugboat captain who is also a member of the Marine Transportation Advisory Board, was the first to testify.Korsmo kept his remarks brief, but said he has "some issues with the new...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-05/se-mayors-public-unimpressed-ferry-conc
State
Ferry system proposes more Lynn Canal service in new schedule

...running in north Lynn Canal seven days a week," Woodrow.Mike Korsmo, a Skagway-based member of the Marine Transportation Advisory Board, praised the new schedule on his first review."To me it looks like it really brings back the true day-boat...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-08-09/ferry-system-proposes-more-lynn-canal-s
Local
My Turn: For whom is the governor working? Not the people

...review by making a unilateral change in the direction of the Alaska Class Ferry without consulting the Marine Transportation Advisory Board or the public. Last year, the governor's administration unilaterally changed the mission statement...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-27/my-turn-whom-governor-working-not-peo
Opinion
SE lawmakers upset with ferry design changes

...Associated Press.The chairman of Parnell's Marine Transportation Advisory Board says the announcement caught him by surprise...Mike Korsmo, a Skagway man who on the Marine Transportation Advisory Board. He wonders whether a smaller ship could...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-14/se-lawmakers-upset-ferry-design-changes
State
Committee questions new DOT head on ferry changes

...referred to an opinion by legislative counsel Hilary Martin suggesting Kemp should have consulted with the Marine Transportation Advisory Board under a statute describing the board's role before making the changes."Whoever ? holds that position...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-17/committee-questions-new-dot-head-ferry-
State
Kerttula introduces new House minority legislators

...ferries" last month without consulting the Marine Transportation Advisory Board."There's no reason ever to get the...fully, they came out with a plan, that Marine Transportation Advisory Board deserved more respect."DOT&PF Commissioner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-25/kerttula-introduces-new-house-minority-
State
Bills with SE impact clear Legislature Friday

...Bill 24, which creates a new seat for communities on Kodiak Island and the western Kenai Peninsula on the Marine Transportation Advisory Board. The volunteer board advises the governor and the commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-13/bills-se-impact-clear-legislature-frida
State
Senate Transportation Committee hears testimony on ferry plan shift

...down Lynn Canal, but they'll be smaller boats," said Roemmich, who is an at-large member of the Marine Transportation Advisory Board.Roemmich also addressed questions that some skeptics have raised about the planned shuttle ferries...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-24/senate-transportation-committee-hears-t
State
House Finance Committee looks at DOT&PF budget

...get away from us, and we had to reevaluate."Herron then brought up last Tuesday's meeting of the Marine Transportation Advisory Board. Unalaska Mayor Shirley Marquardt sits on MTAB, which has an advisory function for ferry issues in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-28/house-finance-committee-looks-dotpf-bud
State

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