Planning and Zoning Commission continue discussion of Institute property rezoning
October 17, 2019
Wrangell's Planning and Zoning Commission met last Thursday, Oct. 10, to continue their discussion of rezoning the old Institute property, located near Shoemaker Park. The property was once home to the Wrangell Institute, a native boarding school, but has sat unused for several decades. The borough began considering putting the land to new use several years ago, putting together a "master plan" in 2017. However, Economic Development Director Carol Rushmore said in the commission's last meeting, there has not been any further progress for a number of different factors.
By restarting the disc...