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Assembly to fill open seats, cover construction

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The regular Wrangell Borough Assembly meeting will be Tuesday, April 23.

There are several positions to be filled on various committees.

There will be an appointment to fill the open seats on the Borough Assembly and the Planning and Zoning Committee.

Former Vice Mayor Bill Privett resigned at the last Assembly meeting. There will be a nomination for a new Vice Mayor at the meeting.

The Special Energy Committee on SEAPA will see the appointment of a General Public Member as well.

In new business, there will be discussion of the budget for the Energy Committee.

The Assembly will also take a look at the contract for Oliver Construction. At the last meeting, company owner Randy Oliver expressed concern about the City’s handling of the contract.

The Wrangell Cooperative Association has requested to be given ownership of the former Wrangell Institute Property. The Assembly will discuss this request.

You can tune in to KSTK or listen streaming online at kstk.org for live coverage of the Borough Assembly meeting Tuesday, April 23 at 7pm.


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