Department budgets discussed as assembly faces general fund deficit
June 4, 2020
The Wrangell Borough Assembly began several days of budget workshops last Monday, June 1. The meeting opened with an overview of the borough's general fund for FY 2021, and then went into specific department budgets. Points of interest in the meeting included the budgets for the fire department, police department, and the public safety building.
The general fund is facing a deficit this upcoming year. Total revenues and transfers for the general fund for FY 2021 are estimated at about $5.32 million, according to the agenda packet. However, Borough Manager Lisa Von Bargen said that they are...