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Bailey ethics hearing set for October 10

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Board of Ethics met Thursday to establish the procedure for investigating two complaints filed against Assembly Member Alan Bailey by two of his fellow Assembly members.

Bailey, who is running for re-election, faces two complaints filed by Assembly Members Agnes Moran and Mike Painter. The first complaint claims that Bailey failed to disclose a potential conflict of interest regarding the issue of borough funding for City of Ketchikan dispatch services.

Bailey’s son works as a city dispatcher.

The second complaint claims that Bailey failed to disclose that he was not representing the Assembly when he recently spoke during the public comment portion of a Ketchikan City Council meeting.

The Ethics Board scheduled an investigative hearing for 10 a.m. Oct. 10th, which is more than a week after Tuesday’s election.The hearing will take place in Borough Assembly chambers.

The Ethics Board also identified documents board members wanted to review, and witnesses they would like to question.

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