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Assembly appoints David Jack new mayor

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Tuesday’s Borough Assembly meeting saw the approval of all items on the agenda as well as the appointment of a new mayor.

City Hall – Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK News

The Assembly approved all of the items on the agenda. The alcoholic beverage application was renewed for the Alaska Sourdough Lodge. The Stikine Stitchers Quilt Guild received its 2013 Alaska gaming permit.

The meeting also saw a number of personnel appointments.

Assembly member David Jack will be serving as Borough Mayor until the end of the term in October 2013. This means his position on the Assembly will be open.

Bob Maxand will be filling the open seat on the Economic Development Committee until October 2013.

The Assembly also discussed the March 18th memorial service for Wrangell vets who have passed away. The Alaska National Guard Honor Guard will conduct the services at the Nolan Center at 3pm that day. The memorial will honor those from all branches of the military. There is more information about this event on the borough website.

Finally, the Assembly moved into executive session to discuss the possible purchase of properties by the Borough.

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