With the state’s fiscal woes looming over the next legislative session, there is a lot of talk about how to fill its multi-billion-dollar budget gap. Among the many suggestions are taxes, and communities are weighing several options. One suggestion is … more
Wrangell officials are worried state budget cuts will impact the Community Revenue Sharing Program that makes up a large portion of the borough’s income. Wrangell gets about $600,000 each year to help provide basic services including maintenance of public buildings and snow removal.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly decided Tuesday to postpone a vote on an ordinance related to weapons and the discharge of firearms within the borough. Residents asked assembly members to change some existing gun policies.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly discussed a policy proposal Tuesday for a system to choose local contractors to work on borough projects. The policy would create a pool of qualified, licensed contractors to be hired for projects that cost less than $25,000.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly held a special meeting Friday to discuss possible intervention in a lawsuit to support the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island. The borough would have to pay $5,000 to intervene in the lawsuit.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday passed a new animal control ordinance to tackle the problem of dogs running free downtown.
Wrangell's Borough Assembly met for a regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 14 in the Assembly Chambers. Click "more" to listen to the audio of that meeting.
David Jack was re-elected as borough mayor in the Oct. 7 regular election. Susan Eagle was re-elected to the school board in the other contested race.
Unofficial results show David Jack was re-elected for another two-year term as mayor, and Susan Eagle was re-elected for another term on the school board.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday unanimously gave a first round of approval to new animal control laws. The assembly also agreed to send a letter to congressional delegates expressing concerns about proposed mines near the Stikine River watershed in British Columbia.