In the Unalaska City Council’s last meeting of 2016, they looked forward to March and the annual lobbying trip to Juneau.
The cost of the trip is steep, around $30,000. There’s nearly $12,000 for travel and $10,000 more set aside for a seafood reception and constituent dinner.
But the meals are a tradition. They’ve been going on for decades.
City Manager Dave Martinson shared the city’s lobbyist’s advice.