Tag: haulout

Haulout ballot prop will go to voters this fall

Voters will now decide whether to fund a marine haulout using money from the sale of Sitka Community Hospital. When the Sitka Assembly met last night (7-26-22), it approved a ballot proposition asking voters to tap the city’s permanent fund to cover the costs of the project. Read More

Voters could weigh in on haulout ballot prop this fall

The future of the marine services industry in Sitka could be decided by voters this fall. The Sitka Assembly Tuesday night (7-12-22) approved on first reading a ballot question asking residents to spend the proceeds from the recent sale of the community hospital to build a new marine haulout at the city’s industrial park. Read More

Assembly considers options to fund heavy lift of marine haulout construction

Plans for a new marine haul out in Sitka are high and dry, after the Sitka Assembly on Tuesday did not reach a consensus on where to go next to look for funding for the project. Some members contemplated putting a tax on the October ballot and building the haulout with public funds, and some still hoped for some combination of grant funding and private capital. Read More

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