A proposed purchase of 18 borough-owned lots in the Mountain Point subdivision is back in front of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday.
The purchase by developer Harlan Heaton has been ongoing for months. His original proposal to buy the lots for $10 apiece, and not pay taxes for the first few years was ultimately rejected by the assembly. He came back with another proposal where he would pay for replatting work, and would provide an access easement.
The assembly was more receptive of that idea, so borough staff worked on a formal agreement, and prepared a resolution for the assembly’s approval. That is the motion on Monday’s agenda.
Also Monday, the assembly will vote on a resolution honoring longtime Borough Attorney Scott Brandt-Erichsen, who is retiring this month.
In other matters, an ordinance increasing the fine for not cleaning up animal waste on borough property, and allowing off-leash dogs inside Weiss Fields is up for a second and final vote.
Monday’s meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in Borough Assembly chambers. Public comment will be heard at the start of the meeting.