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Land swap: the real question is...
by Pete Ellis


August 02, 2004

To add to the Mary Dahl comments the real question is whether the city or borough should simply buy the Dawson property and look forward to the revenues which would be generated to eventually pay for the entire facility as a result of First City Player performances including, in particular, the "Fish Pirates Daughter" during the summer tour season and at $10.00 or more per person plus concession fees.

The other consideration is whether the Ward Cove tidelands deserve present governmental project responsibility and for expanded boat harbor needs. The interests of the community may be better served by the development of a large boat harbor in one of the few very protected areas available in close proximity to the majority of residents.

Let us accordingly get with it and have a little vision as well as faith.

Pete Ellis
Ketchikan, AK - USA


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