Assembly rescinds funding for Sea Level COVID testing


The borough assembly on Tuesday night rescinded $70,000 in funding to cover COVID-19 tests for employees of Sea Level Seafoods, after rejecting an amendment to expand the funding to all seafood processors in Wrangell.

The assembly originally approved a motion on May 25 to use $70,000 in federal funding to cover the costs of COVID-19 tests for Sea Level employees, which passed on a 4-3 vote. The borough used federal funds to pay for the tests last year.

The item resurfaced Tuesday when Assemblymember Patty Gilbert offered an amendment to the original funding authorization, expanding the prog...

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