1. CALL TO ORDER
a. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE led by Assembly Member Patty Gilbert
b. INVOCATION to be given by Don McConachie
c. CEREMONIAL MATTERS – Community Presentations, Proclamations, Awards, Certificates of Service, Guest Introductions.
i. Proclamation – Wrangell Girls Volleyball Team
ii. Proclamation – Jim Lebo, appreciation for 34 years of service to the City
iii. Proclamation – Jerry Knapp, appreciation for 10 years of service to the City
Take a 5-10 minute break to eat cake, in celebration of the
Volleyball Girls and our two retirees!
2. ROLL CALL
3. PERSONS TO BE HEARD – This agenda item is reserved to provide an opportunity for persons to address the assembly
on agenda items or non-agenda items.
4. AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA – The assembly may amend the agenda as provided in WMC 3.05.030(E).
Removal of an item from the Consent Agenda is not considered an amendment to the agenda.
5. CONFLICT OF INTEREST – The purpose of this agenda item is to provide a time for any conflict of interest disclosures
and determinations on such disclosures by the mayor, as may be necessary and appropriate under WMC 3.04.112.
6. CONSENT AGENDA –Items listed on the Consent Agenda or marked with an asterisk (*) are considered routine and will be
passed in one motion; provided, upon the request of any member, the manager, or the clerk, an item on the Consent Agenda shall be removed
from the Consent Agenda and placed under New Business for assembly action.
Consent Agenda Items:
a. Approval of Assembly Minutes – December 5, 2017 (Regular)
b. POA-1997-00919-M3, Letter of Permission to Critter Enterprises, LLC
c. POA-2017-475, Permit Application from BW Enterprises
d. Stikine Inn Beverage Dispensary – License Renewal
e. Benjamin’s Store, Inc. dba Bob’s IGA Package Store – License Renewal
f. School Board Minutes – None.
g. School Board Action – December 18, 2017
h. Wrangell Medical Center Minutes – November 15, 2017
i. Travel Summary (September – November, 2017)
j. 2018 Senate Schedule
k. Transboundary Mine Projects/Waters (3 documents – 12 pages total)
l. Wrangell Medical Center Audit Report (26 pages)
7. BOROUGH MANAGER’S REPORT
• Report – Emergency Management / Dam Status
• Report – Shoemaker Bay Harbor Tideland Leases
8. BOROUGH CLERK’S FILE
9. MAYOR AND ASSEMBLY BUSINESS – This agenda item is reserved for the mayor and assembly to provide
reports or comments and to introduce items not previously on the agenda which need to be brought to the attention of the entire assembly or the
staff. Assembly members may hold limited discussion on these topics or ask the borough manager or the borough clerk for clarifying information.
By majority consent of the assembly, the mayor or assembly may give direction to the borough manager or the borough clerk to add an item for
consideration for the next regular assembly meeting. Other than as described in this subsection I, no action may be taken by the assembly under
this agenda item.
10. MAYOR AND ASSEMBLY APPOINTMENTS
a. City Boards and Committee Appointments
11. PUBLIC HEARING – Procedure: Persons wishing to speak during a public hearing on an agenda item, or otherwise on an
agenda item, will sign up on a sheet provided by the clerk and list the agenda item they intend to speak on. Persons on the list will be called by
the mayor to speak in the order in which they signed up for the agenda item, when that item is brought up for consideration, following any
administrative or committee reports on the item.
12. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – None
13. NEW BUSINESS
a. PROPOSED ORDINANCE NO. 938: AN ORDINANCE OF THE ASSEMBLY OF THE CITY
AND BOROUGH OF WRANGELL, ALASKA, AMENDING SECTION 5.04.040 OF THE
WRANGELL MUNICIPAL CODE, SENIOR CITIZEN AND DISABLED VETERAN PROPERTY
TAX EXEMPTION QUALIFICATIONS (first reading)
b. PROPOSED RESOLUTION No. 01-18-1387: A RESOLUTION OF THE ASSEMBLY OF
THE CITY AND BOROUGH OF WRANGELL, ALASKA, SUPPORTING SEA OTTER
MANAGEMENT IN SOUTHEAST ALASKA
c. PROPOSED RESOLTUION No. 01-18-1388: A RESOLUTION OF THE ASSEMBLY OF
THE CITY AND BOROUGH OF WRANGELL, ALASKA, PROVIDING FOR THE
AMENDMENT OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE MECHANIC LEAD POSITION AND
THE AMENDMENT OF THE UNION WAGE AND GRADE TABLE
d. PROPOSED RESOLUTION No. 01-18-1389: A RESOLUTION OF THE ASSEMBLY OF
THE CITY AND BOROUGH OF WRANGELL, ALASKA, ADOPTING AN ALTERNATIVE
ALLOCATION METHOD FOR THE FY 2018 SHARED FISHERIES BUSINESS TAX
PROGRAM AND CERTIFYING THAT THIS ALLOCATION METHOD FAIRLY REPRESENTS
THE DISTRIBUTION OF SIGNIFICANT EFFECTS OF FISHERIES BUSINESS ACTIVITY IN
FISHERIES MANAGEMENT IN FMA 18: CENTRAL SOUTHEAST
e. Approval of the first modification to the Facility Lease Agreement in the Wrangell
Marine Service Center for Steve Thomassen, Jr., to extend the duration and modify the
square footage of said lease
f. Approval to proceed with the sale of Borough Tidelands as requested by BW
Enterprises, owned by Brett Woodbury
g. Approval to proceed with the sale of Borough Tidelands as requested by Tidewater
Investments, LLC (Shirley Wimberley, member)
h. Approval to Write-Off Uncollectible Accounts and Send them to Collections
i. Approval of Amendment Three to the Professional Services Agreement with Ray
Matiashowski & Associates for State Lobbying Services in the amount of $36,000
j. Discussion Item: Planning for the Summer Water Program (ongoing agenda item, until
removed by consent of the Assembly)
k. Discussion Item: Amendments to Alaska Statute (AS) 29.45.050 Related to the Tax
Exemption for Fire Protection Systems
l. Discussion Item: Amendments to Alaska Statute (AS) AS 29.35.010(17) Related to
Liens to Real and Personal Property for Unpaid Fees and Fines
m. Approval of the State Legislative Priorities
n. Approval to Purchase of 150kW Caterpillar Generator Set from NC Power Systems in
the Amount of $40,194
o. Discussion Item: Shoemaker Bay Dredge Material Options
p. PROPOSED RESOLUTION No. 01-18-1390: A RESOLUTION OF THE ASSEMBLY OF
THE CITY AND BOROUGH OF WRANGELL AUTHORIZING THE SURPLUS DISPOSITION
BY OUTCRY AUCTION OF THE EXISTING SHOEMAKER BAY HARBOR FLOATS
14. ATTORNEY’S FILE – Available for Assembly review in the Borough Clerk’s office
15. EXECUTIVE SESSION – Procedure: Motion is made and voted upon. If adopted, executive session is held. If necessary,
action is taken in public session following the executive session. If there is more than one executive session topic, each topic will be handled
completely separate from the other.