Dillingham council votes unanimously to appeal LBC ruling

Feb 3, 2017

At Thursday's monthly meeting, council members asked attorney to file appeal in court of LBC rejection of annexation request. Plus, Olsen liquor store won't be moving to Raspberry Circle, and the city will send a letter to President Trump explaining its opposition to the Pebble project.

On Thursday the Dillingham city council voted unanimously to send a letter to President Trump spelling out its protest to the Pebble Mine. It was announced that a controversial plan to build a new liquor store has been rescinded by the license owner. And all council members voted to appeal the recent Local Boundary Commission decision denying the city’s annexation.

KDLG’s Dave Bendinger has a recap of February's council meeting.

Dillingham mayor Alice Ruby and city attorney Brooks Chandler at the Nov. 2016 Local Boundary Commission public hearing in Dillingham. Chandler will file an appeal, challenging the LBC's decision to deny the city's request to annex the Nushagak Bay.
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