Wrangell police jet boat could be put up for auction
April 6, 2022
A lightly used 32-foot-long police jet boat moored at Heritage Harbor may be sold to save money.
The borough assembly at a work session March 22 went over its insurance expenses ahead of finalizing its budget for the upcoming fiscal year. It discussed insurance costs for the old hospital, earthquake coverage, museum exhibits and about $6,000 a year the borough pays to insure the police boat.
“I understand the business end of it,” Chief Tom Radke said March 29. “I hate to lose it. Right now, it’s still under discussion.”
Radke said the boat with twin diesel jets would probably be p...