Commercial fishermen protest Port of Brookings Harbor poundage fee

The poundage fee, which the board approved at last month’s meeting, would add an additional charge per pound for different species unloaded at the Brookings-Harbor docks. The fee ranges from .025 cents for Pacific whiting to 3 cents for salmon. Several audience members chastised the board for their decision to implement fees and said they were concerned about the lack of transparency from the board and port offices. Read the rest here 10:27

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