Tag Archives: Marine Service Center

Design team presents ideas for Waterfront Master Plan

waterfront planThe Wrangell waterfront planning team wrapped up its three-day stay Wednesday by presenting eight conceptual designs for the downtown waterfront. Ideas included a mix of boardwalks, green space, boat storage, beach access, buildings for the visitor industry and seasonal docks.

Downtown waterfront development team seeks public input

Project areaA waterfront planning team is in Wrangell this week to find out how the community wants to develop its downtown waterfront. The team is seeking public input to form a plan that will aim to balance the needs of locals, businesses and visitors.

Wrangell Port Commission talks rate changes for boat yard

marine service centerThe Wrangell Port Commission Tuesday continued discussing a possible rate increase for work space in the Marine Service Center. The increased rates could help hire an additional boat lift operator and increase efficiency in the boat yard.

2014: Year in review

boat liftIn 2014, Wrangell saw the addition of a 300-ton boat lift, the arrest of a doctor, and the election of a new state representative.

Port Commission considers rate changes for MSC, Meyers Chuck

The Wrangell Port Commission Thursday discussed a possible rate increase for boat work and storage space in the Marine Service Center.

Borough assembly moves forward with animal control ordinance

City Hall - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTKThe Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday unanimously gave first-round approval to two ordinances related to animal control. The ordinances aim to deal with the problem of unaccompanied dogs wandering the streets.

Wrangell’s new boat lift tests upper limit

boat liftWrangell’s new, 300-ton boat lift is the second biggest in Alaska. It hauled a 300-ton tug boat Tuesday after a week of delays.

Borough assembly awards bids for paving, park benches

city hallThe Wrangell Borough Assembly awarded bids Friday for paving the Marine Service Center and for new benches on Front Street.

Marine hoist contract causes controversy

Wrangell's Marine Travelift - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK NewsThe City of Wrangell awarded a contract for the purchase of a marine vessel hoist to an Italian company. Now, a North American firm is protesting.

Assembly approves marine hoist, road and utility repairs

Tuesday evening's Wrangell Borough Assembly Meeting was smooth and efficient as Assembly members unanimously approved every proposal on the agenda.