Day: November 22, 2017

Skagway mayor vetoes assembly action on White Pass MOU

At a meeting Tuesday, the Skagway Assembly took a step forward in waterfront negotiations with White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad. The group unanimously approved a draft memorandum of understanding with the private company. But, the next day, the mayor put on the brakes. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/22Veto.mp3 “I’d like to make a motion that we accept the MOU as has been amended this evening, to present to White Pass for their consideration,” said Assemblyman Dan Henry. The motion passed unanimously, moving forward a draft of an agreement the municipality and railroad have been working on for several months. The MOU would make...

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