Decrepitude continues at courthouse after failed grant bid
March 22, 2018
Wrangell’s courthouse was not selected for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, the city has learned.
Located inside the Public Safety Building, Alaska Court System’s office and courtroom area shares the building with the Department of Motor Vehicles, and Wrangell’s police and emergency services.
The imposing building has for some years been in a delicate state, with extensive repair work to its southern side undertaken in 2008. On its north side, pervasive water damage has ruined much of its siding and underlying framework, and repairing the building’s roof and exteri...