Fighting for the marina
Buckboard Marina boundary adjustment discussions continue
May 18, 2023
With time running out for the Ashley National Forest's extended public comment period on the proposed boundary changes at Buckboard Marina, discussions over the future of the marina have continued to provoke strong opinions.
The proposal involves taking away acreage currently considered part of the marina's lease that is in the water of the bay and instead adding acreage on land that extends further along the bay. The initial public comment period was extended and is now set to end Friday, May 19.
Tony Valdez, the current owner of the marina, invited public officials and members of the med...