Port commission approves rate hikes; issue goes to assembly
February 23, 2022
The port commission has voted to increase most of Wrangell’s port and harbors rates, generally about 2% per year for the next five years, sending the new fee schedule to the borough assembly for consideration.
The new rates would take effect this July and apply to most port and harbors services, including long- and short-term storage and haul-out rates at the Marine Service Center, transient and reserved moorage in the harbors, electricity hookups, use of the gridiron and hoists.
The borough had generally been raising port and harbor rates about 2% a year until the COVID-19 pandemic promp...