Borough Assembly Meeting

April 22, 2014 Borough Assembly Meeting

City and Borough of Wrangell
Borough Assembly Meeting
Revised as of April 17, 2014
AGENDA
April 22, 2014 – 7:00 p.m. Location: Assembly Chambers, City Hall
1. CALL TO ORDER
a. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE led by Assembly Member Wilma Stokes
b. INVOCATION to be given by
c. CEREMONIAL MATTERS – Community Presentations, Proclamations, Certificates
of Service, Guest Introductions
i. Proclamation – Municipal Clerk’s Week, May 4-10, 2014
2. ROLL CALL
3. AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA
4. CONFLICT OF INTEREST
5. CONSENT AGENDA
a. Items (*) 6a, 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, 7e & 13g
6. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
*a. Minutes of the Regular Assembly meeting held April 8, 2014
7. COMMUNICATIONS
*a. US Army Corps of Engineers Public Notice of an Application for Permit for Todd White
(POA-2014-029)
*b. Minutes of the Special and Regular Port Commission meetings held on March 10, 2014
*c. Travel Summary for the month of March, 2014
*d. School Board action from the Special Mtg. held April 14, 2014
*e. Correspondence from the Petersburg Borough Assembly to the SEAPA Chairman,
Robert Sivertsen regarding: Wholesale Power Rate
*13g. Approval of a Replat of Lots 1 and 2, Block 24A, Wrangell Tidelands Addition (A.T.S.
#83) and a portion of Unsubdivided A.T.S. #83 Tidelands, Creating Lot 1A
8. BOROUGH MANAGER’S REPORT
9. BOROUGH CLERK’S FILE
10. MAYOR/ASSEMBLY REPORTS AND APPOINTMENTS
a. Reports by Assembly Members
b. Appointment to fill the vacancy on the Wrangell Convention & Visitors Bureau
11. PERSONS TO BE HEARD
12. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
a. Approval to purchase residential property from Shelly Massin for the purpose of a right
of way (postponed from the April 8, 2014 meeting)
13. NEW BUSINESS
a. Approval of a request by Steve Keller to extend the leased lot in the Marine Service
Center
b. Discussion and Possible action regarding the letter that was received by the Borough
Assembly – sent to the SEAPA Board Chairman and the letter that was sent to the
Wrangell Borough Attorney, both from the Thomas Bay Power Commission
President/Wrangell Borough Assembly Member James Stough (request to add the
letter to the Assembly was made at the April 8th Regular Assembly meeting)
c. Discussion and possible action relating to Animal Control issues in the Community
(request from Assembly Member Blake to add this item to the Agenda from the 4-8-14
Regular Assembly Mtg.)
d. Approval of the Senior Tax Exemptions that were filed after the March 3rd deadline, but
before the late filing grace period
e. Approval to dispose of City Surplus Property
f. PROPOSED RESOLUTION No. 04-14-1294: A RESOLUTION OF THE ASSEMBLY OF THE
CITY AND BOROUGH OF WRANGELL, ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF
PUBLIC TIDELANDS, LOT 1A, BLOCK 24A WRANGELL TIDELANDS ADDITION
(ATS#83), WHICH IS A REPLAT OF LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 24A, WRANGELL
TIDELANDS ADDITION (ATS #83) AND AN ADJACENT PORTION OF UNSUBDIVIDIED
ATS #83 TIDELANDS TO BE RECORDED IN THE WRANGELL RECORDING DISTRICT BY
QUITCLAIM DEED TO DAVID SVENDSEN, DBA SVENDSEN MARINE WORKS
*g Approval of a Replat of Lots 1 and 2, Block 24A, Wrangell Tidelands Addition (A.T.S.
#83) and a portion of Unsubdivided A.T.S. #83 Tidelands, Creating Lot 1A
h. Approval of an amendment to add a section in the Wrangell Medical Center Policy
Manual
i. Approval to award the bid received from Rock n’ Road Construction, Inc. for the Cassiar
Street Roadway and Utility Improvements Project
j. Approval of a letter from the CBW on behalf of the WMC for re-application to
Medicare/Medicaid
14. ATTORNEY’S FILE
15. EXECUTIVE SESSION
16. ADJOURNMENT

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