Borough will auction off former hospital
May 18, 2022
The borough assembly on May 10 approved a resolution to put the former hospital building up for auction, with the borough running the sale rather than turning it over to an online surplus property vendor and paying a 5% commission.
Assemblymember Jim DeBord voted no; everyone else voted yes.
The borough has been spending almost $100,000 a year on insurance and heat since SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium moved out of the 30,596-square-foot building and into a new facility on Wood Street more than a year ago. The property reverted back to the borough. The oldest portions of the bui...