Tag Archives: Wrangell Borough Assembly

Borough Assembly opposes fishing royalty bill

shrimpThe Wrangell Borough Assembly passed a resolution Tuesday to oppose a royalty tax on Alaska’s seafood industry.

Borough Assembly approves plan for Light & Power updates

Power lines in Wrangell. (Katarina Sostaric/KSTK)The Wrangell Borough Assembly approved a plan Tuesday for the electrical department to fix its power distribution system over the next six years without raising electric rates.

Alcohol & Marijuana Control director to talk commercial pot in Wrangell

marijuanaThe director of Alaska’s Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office will be in Wrangell next Tuesday to give a public presentation on commercial marijuana regulations.

Borough Assembly approves capital project list, bumps up new fire truck

Water main breaks on St. Michaels Street - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTKThe Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday approved the community’s list of capital budget requests for the next fiscal year and made the need for a new fire truck one of the top priorities.

Borough Assembly approves contract zone for WCA Transportation office

City Hall - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTKThe Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to approve the Wrangell Cooperative Association’s request to build a transportation office on residential land.

Borough Assembly postpones boat yard lease renewal

city hallIn a 4-2 vote on Tuesday, the Wrangell Borough Assembly postponed a boat yard lease extension so the Port Commission can first decide if it wants to change its lease rates.

Borough Assembly offers contract for mill site assessment

millThe Wrangell Borough Assembly is moving forward with evaluating options for marine industrial development at the former mill site six miles south of town.

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.