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Shoreline task force hears from potential opponents

Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners has fired a warning shot across the bow of the 20-member task force working to update the Kitsap County Shoreline Master Program.

The group this week focused their efforts on reviewing the Kitsap County Shoreline Inventory and Characterization, a document that describes physical and biological conditions of the shoreline, along with existing land uses and man-made structures.

As I report in a story in today’s Kitsap Sun, Karl Duff, the immediate past president of KAPO, essentially warned the task force that they run the risk of becoming a pawn of the county and that KAPO will sue if the process continues on its present course.

I haven’t yet spoken to any of the task force members about this, but some of their reactions during the meeting showed that they have no intention of being intimidated by KAPO.
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