Tag Archives: Wrangell Borough Assembly

Jamieson files as write-in candidate for borough assembly

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 month after starting up, new ferry tries to smooth out service

ferryA 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 ballot props address financial disclosure law, TBPA

voteWrangell voters will see two propositions on the ballot in the Oct. 6 local elections.

Borough assembly to assess development options at Institute, mill properties

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The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to move forward with evaluating development options at the former Wrangell Institute property and the former mill site.

The City and Borough of Wrangell is looking to develop a residential subdivision on the Institute … more

Wrangell Borough Assembly Meeting of September 22, 2015

Wrangell's Borough Assembly held its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 in the Assembly Chambers. Click "more" to listen to audio of that meeting.

Wrangell Assembly supports roadless rule exemption for Tongass

tongassWrangell Borough Assembly members voted unanimously to adopt a resolution asking Gov. Bill Walker to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the roadless rule and reverse it for the Tongass National Forest.

Wrangell officials reach out to Shell Oil

shellWrangell officials contacted Shell Oil Company last week in hopes that the corporation might consider moving some of their Arctic vessel moorage operations to Wrangell.

Assembly sets transitional due dates for 2015 property taxes

City Hall - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK NewsThe Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to make 2015 a transitional year for the new property tax due date. This year, the first half of property tax payments will be due Sept. 15, and the second half is due by Dec. 15.

Borough Assembly and WMC enter line of credit agreement

City Hall - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK NewsThe Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Wednesday to set $500,000 aside for Wrangell Medical Center to borrow in case it runs out of cash.

Assembly wants alternative to hospital’s request for line of credit

The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday rejected Wrangell Medical Center’s request to seek a line of credit from a bank or financial institution. Instead, the borough plans to set $500,000 aside for the hospital to access quickly in case it runs out of cash.