The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday approved a recycling plan for the community and allocated $50,000 to get it started. The program will start with dropoff locations for recyclables and eventually work up to curbside pickup.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Wednesday to intervene in two more lawsuits supporting the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island.
The City and Borough of Wrangell and the Wrangell Medical Center closed a settlement this month with a company formerly contracted to help finance a new hospital building. After the hospital project stalled in 2012 with more than a million dollars spent on contracts, city and hospital officials are hoping for a fresh start.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Wednesday to approve a capital budget request list for the upcoming fiscal year. Fixing the swimming pool is the first priority, followed by boat yard improvements, a sewer pump replacement, and funding for a new hospital.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to intervene in a lawsuit supporting the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island. Assembly members said they want to support this timber sale because of its potential to affect future sales.
There are three Wrangell Borough Assembly seats on the ballot for the Oct. 7 regular election. Becky Rooney is running unopposed for a one-year term as an assembly member.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday unanimously gave first-round approval to two ordinances related to animal control. The ordinances aim to deal with the problem of unaccompanied dogs wandering the streets.
Wrangell's Borough Assembly met for a regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 23 in the Assembly Chambers. Click "more" to listen to the audio of that meeting.
There are three Wrangell Borough Assembly seats on the ballot for the Oct. 7 election. Stephen Prysunka is running unopposed for a three-year term as an assembly member.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to send a proposed animal control ordinance back to the Code Review Committee for some changes. The assembly approved an ordinance to change the fines for animal code violations.