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By Sarah Aslam
Wrangell Sentinel 

Assembly postpones decision for auction of old hospital

 


The borough assembly on April 26 postponed a vote to put the old hospital building up for online auction after assembly members raised the question if the $830,000 starting bid went up to or beyond the $1 million limit in the law for selling municipal property without a vote of the people.

If that were to happen, the sale would have to be approved by voters at an election — either the regular one in October, or the borough would have to hold a special election.

The assembly will consider the issue again at its May 10 meeting.

“If it (bidding) went over a million dollars, staff is recomm...



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