Borough workshops waste program, removes utility deposit interest rate, gives statement on lawsuit
May 2, 2019
The Wrangell Borough Assembly held a workshop before their regular meeting on Tuesday, April 30, to discuss the future of their solid
waste program. According to the agenda packet for the evening, Wrangell has handled its waste by shipping the
majority of it off the island via Alaska Marine Lines.
However, AML decided that they would no longer ship municipal solid waste in open-top containers after a period of five years. This decision was made about four years ago, and Borough Manager Lisa Von Bargen said they have about a year and a half left to decide how to respond. She went on to ex...