Tag Archives: Wrangell Borough Assembly

Borough Assembly wants to opt out of financial disclosure paperwork

city hallThe 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.

Borough Assembly approves Shoemaker Bay float funding plan

shoemaker bayThe Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday approved a funding plan to replace the deteriorating float system at Shoemaker Bay Harbor.

Borough Assembly approves waterfront master plan

waterfront master planThe 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.

Borough Assembly approves FY16 budget

city hallAlthough 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.

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.