Borough Assembly Meeting

December 3, 2013 Special Assembly Meeting

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City & Borough of Wrangell
SPECIAL ASSEMBLY MEETING AGENDA
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
7:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Conflict of Interest:
4. Persons to be Heard:
5. Items of Business:
a. PROPOSED RESOLUTION No. 12-13-1287: A RESOLUTION OF THE ASSEMBLY OF THE CITY AND BOROUGH OF WRANGELL, ALASKA, PROVIDING FOR THE AMENDMENT OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE FINANCE DIRECTOR
b. PROPOSED RESOLUTION No. 12-13-1288: A RESOLUTION OF THE ASSEMBLY OF THE CITY AND BOROUGH OF WRANGELL, ALASKA, AMENDING THE PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT WITH THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF ALASKA (PERS) BY ADDING THE BOROUGH MANAGER TO SAID AGREEMENT
c. Discussion and possible action on the TBPA/SEAPA issues
a) Power attorney’s answers to Assembly’s questions
b) Petersburg Borough Assembly Resolution
c) Future of TBPA & Commission
i. Status quo
ii. TBPA absorbed by Wrangell
iii. TBPA absorbed by SEAPA
iv. TBP Commission active vs. inactive status
d) SEAPA issues – suggestions for increased communication, transparency and trust-building
e) Wrangell’s SEAPA Board members (2 voting + 2 alternates)
f) MOU between the City of Ketchikan, Wrangell & Petersburg regarding study of divestiture of SEAPA
g) Wrangell’s Energy Committee
d. Executive Session: Approval of the new Borough Manager’s contract
6. Adjournment

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