The 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.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Wednesday to set $500,000 aside for Wrangell Medical Center to borrow in case it runs out of cash.
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.
After changing the borough’s property tax due date earlier this year, the Wrangell Borough Assembly is trying to give property owners one year to adjust to the change.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly last week made water main replacement and Shoemaker Bay float construction its top two priorities for capital project funding.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to opt out of its financial disclosure requirements. The measure will go to a vote of the people in October.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday approved a funding plan to replace the deteriorating float system at Shoemaker Bay Harbor.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly last week approved a plan for developing Wrangell’s downtown waterfront. The Wrangell Waterfront Master Plan would put $14.7 million into improving the waterfront between City Dock and the Marine Service Center.
Although major budget cuts are being made at the state level, Wrangell residents will not see any significant changes in municipal services. But next year’s budget will have a small deficit.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday approved a change to this year’s budget to provide matching funds for a local trail project.