Structural instability detected in courthouse
October 1, 2020
The Public Safety Building has been a topic of much discussion and concern to city government. The building, which houses Wrangell’s police department, fire department, court, and DMV, is in disrepair. It was first constructed in 1987, according to Capital Facilities Director Amber Al-Haddad. Much of the discussion has been whether or not replacing the entire building would be cheaper than renovating it, and about the growing list of issues present in the building.
Another problem has recently been added to the list, according to Borough Manager Lisa Von Bargen, as structural instability...