With less than a week until the deadline, roughly 30 percent of Petersburg-area voters have cast ballots on whether to form a borough.
The state’s Local Boundary Commission has postponed indefinitely the City and Borough of Juneau’s petition to annex nearly 2,000 square miles south of the Capital City. Juneau is asking a judge to block the boundary commission’s earlier approval of Petersburg’s petition to form a borough, which includes much of the same territory. The Local Boundary…
The City and Borough of Juneau is appealing a decision by the state’s Local Boundary Commission on the northern boundary of a proposed Petersburg borough.
Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho says he’s disappointed the state’s Local Boundary Commission has denied the city’s request to consolidate competing land claims between Juneau and Petersburg.