PUBLISHED: 5:20 PM on Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Marine Highway releases draft schedules
JUNEAU - The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) has scheduled two public meetings and asked the public and communities to comment on its draft fall, winter 2008 and spring 2009 schedules.

The first meeting regarding the draft schedule for Southwest and Southcentral Alaska will be at 9 a.m., May 13 at the Kodiak Borough Assembly Chambers, 710 Mill Bay Road, in Kodiak.

The second meeting on the draft schedule for Southeast Alaska will be at 10 a.m., May 15, at theoffices of Southeast Conference, 612 West Willoughby Avenue here.

Persons may also participate telephonically in the meetings by dialing 1-800-315-6338 and entering code 3902#.

"Taking input from the public is an important part of the process, because we want to hear from the public and welcome their comments," said Jim Beedle, AMHS special assistant.

Members of the public can also submit written comments by fax, or electronic comments by e-mail. Faxed comments can be sent to: (907) 586-8365. E-mail comments should be sent to