Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Melvin M. Stephens, II , Kodiak, and Jill C. Wittenbrader , Law Office of Jill Wittenbrader, Kodiak, for Appellant.
Matthew Singer and Cheryl Mandala , Jermain Dunnagan & Owens, P.C., Anchorage, for Appellee.
Before: CARPENETI, Chief Justice, WINFREE, and STOWERS, Justices.
Supreme Court of Alaska.
Boroughs are statutorily authorized to provide and charge residents for garbage-collection services. The primary issue in this appeal is whether boroughs also have the implied or incidental authority to record a real property lien to secure payment of garbage-collection fees. We conclude they do not have that authority.
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