The assembly would need five votes to override Dial’s veto and could likely bring the issue back for another vote next month.
The proposal followed a high-profile demonstration outside Heavenly Creations, a Ketchikan flower shop, after the owner reportedly refused to take an order for a same-sex wedding.
The ordinance — as written — would provide sweeping protections for a number of marginalized groups.
A proposal that would have mandated masks in public places inside Ketchikan city limits failed for lack of support last week.
Two Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly members have introduced an ordinance that would add a prayer to every regular Borough Assembly meeting.