Tag Archives: Wrangell Borough Assembly

Borough Assembly rejects electric rate study

Power lines in Wrangell. (Katarina Sostaric/KSTK)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.

Borough Assembly awards contract for Institute property master plan

City Hall - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK NewsThe 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.

Borough Assembly picks new property tax due date

city hallThe 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.

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.