$34K change order approved for marine hoist
The Borough Assembly approved a change order in the amount of $34,600 for the 300-ton marine hoist purchased by the City and Borough of Wrangell this week.
The city is under contract with Italian firm Ascom S.p.A. to manufacture and assemble the new 300-ton capacity vessel hoist. The bid documents required a backup control system for use in the case of failure of the wireless remote control, which Ascom is providing as a redundant, plug in, wired remote control.
In a memo to the Assembly, Wrangell Public Works Director Carl Johnson explained the reasons behind the change.
“Due to Wrangell...