The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday approved the community’s list of capital budget requests for the next fiscal year and made the need for a new fire truck one of the top priorities.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to approve the Wrangell Cooperative Association’s request to build a transportation office on residential land.
In a 4-2 vote on Tuesday, the Wrangell Borough Assembly postponed a boat yard lease extension so the Port Commission can first decide if it wants to change its lease rates.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly is moving forward with evaluating options for marine industrial development at the former mill site six miles south of town.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to reject a proposal for an electric department rate study. It was meant to help Wrangell Light and Power determine if it is financially ready to address deficiencies that were recently revealed in the power distribution system.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to offer a contract to Corvus Design to create a master plan for the former site of the Wrangell Institute. The assembly postponed its decision on a contract for a property assessment and feasibility study at the former mill site.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to change the borough’s property tax due date for the second time this year. Starting in 2016, property taxes will be due by Oct. 15.
Becky Rooney and David Powell are on the ballot for re-election to the Borough Assembly, but Christie Jamieson recently filed as a write-in candidate.
A new independent ferry connecting Wrangell, Petersburg and Prince of Wales Island’s Coffman Cove started up a month ago, and it’s still trying to work out some kinks. Wrangell officials are working with the Rainforest Islands Ferry to solve its biggest problem—the lack of a suitable place to load vehicles in Wrangell.
Wrangell voters will see two propositions on the ballot in the Oct. 6 local elections.