Tag Archives: Wrangell Borough Assembly

Assembly approves funds for trail project

trail design workshopThe Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday approved a change to this year’s budget to provide matching funds for a local trail project.

Assembly votes down intervention in timber sale appeal

big thorneThe Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday against further intervention in a lawsuit to support the Big Thorne Timber Sale on Prince of Wales Island. The assembly chose to not pay an extra $3,000 to intervene in the appeal process.

Assembly raises fees for 911 system, Meyers Chuck dock

meyers chuck dockThe Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to raise the monthly 911 surcharge on each phone in Wrangell. The assembly also approved new moorage fees for Meyers Chuck.

Borough moves forward with Stikine Inn expansion plan

stikine innThe Wrangell Borough Assembly decided last week to move forward with the Stikine Inn's request to purchase tidelands as part of a plan to expand its lodging space and provide retail space for artists.

Assembly approves changes to firearm ordinance

city hallThe Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday approved changes to local firearm laws and made them less restrictive.

School, borough officials discuss Wrangell Public Schools budget

New playgroundThe Wrangell School Board met with the Wrangell Borough Assembly last week to discuss the school district’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year and the potential shortfall it is facing from a loss of state and federal funding.

SEAPA moves forward with plans for Swan Lake expansion

seapa boardA power agency that supplies electricity to three Southeast communities is moving forward with plans to expand its hydro storage capacity by selling bonds.

Wrangell Assembly adopts pot ordinance

marijuanaThe Wrangell Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt an ordinance banning the public consumption of marijuana in the borough.

Wrangell assembly gives first-round approval for pot ordinance

marijuanaThe Wrangell Borough Assembly gave first-round approval Tuesday to an ordinance banning the public consumption of marijuana. But assembly members disagreed on the timing and language of the measure.

Wrangell officials discuss local impact of state budget cuts

As state officials decide where to make cuts in the face of a major budget deficit, Wrangell officials are trying to figure out how to cope with what is sure to be a huge drop in state funding. Wrangell Borough Assembly members discussed the looming budget cuts Tuesday at their regular meeting.