City adopts monthly drawing for electric bill rebate
January 21, 2021
The borough will randomly select one resident each month for a one-month rebate of their residential electricity costs. The new program is called "2021: Wrangell's Year of Hope."
"We know this is going to be a hard year economically. This program offers a small amount of relief," Borough Manager Lisa Von Bargen said in her write-up presenting the idea to the assembly.
Assembly members approved the program Jan. 12.
"Given the community's economic situation there is great value in the borough offering assistance where possible without placing undue hardship on municipal revenues," Von Bargen...