Assembly approves $1.1 million for engineering new water plant
January 27, 2022
The borough assembly on Tuesday approved $1.1 million for design and engineering of a new water treatment plant, though actual construction will depend on additional funding.
The project is a top priority for the borough.
The assembly authorized the design and engineering contract with Anchorage-based DOWL. About 10% of the cost will come from the borough’s water fund reserves, 35% from a loan from the borough’s general fund to the water utility at zero interest for 10 years, and 55% from Wrangell’s share of federal pandemic aid under the American Rescue Plan Act.
Construction of the...