Assembly adopts budget, approves property tax levy
June 13, 2019
The Wrangell Borough Assembly gave a second reading of the proposed FY 2020 budget during their meeting on Tuesday, June 11. This year's budget season has been a challenge for local governments across the state, thanks in part to an ongoing battle over the state budget in the Alaska legislature. City governments and school boards are all looking at financial challenges in the near future, and Wrangell is no exception.
The proposed budget for the borough has revenues set at about $16.62 million, while expenditures are set at about $20.12 million. Wrangell has an expected $27 million in rese...