Borough will use surplus property website to try selling former hospital
August 3, 2022
The borough will list Wrangell’s former hospital building on a nationwide surplus public property website, hoping for better results than efforts the past two months which resulted in not a single bid.
“We’ve got to get rid of this,” Mayor Steve Prysunka said at the July 26 borough assembly meeting.
The borough has been paying close to $100,000 a year to keep the building heated and insured, and protected against water damage.
The borough ran an online auction in June to sell the property but received no bids. It then offered the building and land for sale over the counter — the f...