Borough will auction former Byford junkyard for residential development

About 1.75 acres of a former junkyard will be put up for auction for residential development by the borough this summer.

The borough-owned lots at Mile 4 Zimovia Highway will be listed on, a privately owned online auction service that handles government property sales nationwide.

The entire 2.5-acre property was valued at $205,000, according to an April 27 appraisal report from Roger Ramsey at Ramsey Appraisal Resource, of Juneau. However, a portion was carved out to be sold to an adjoining property owner.

The appraised value will guide where the borough decides to start the...


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