Assembly cancels nonessential meetings, declares emergency in special meeting
March 19, 2020
The Wrangell Borough Assembly held a special meeting on Tuesday afternoon, March 17. In response to the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), which recently reached Alaska, the assembly decided to meet to determine how best to handle the situation, and mitigate chances of the virus spreading locally. There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Wrangell as of March 17, but the assembly felt it was important to be proactive.
As part of an effort to encourage social distancing, the assembly passed a resolution to temporarily cancel all nonessential meetings of
borough commissions, b...