Ballot will ask voter approval to sell or lease 6-Mile mill property
August 31, 2022
On election day in five weeks, Wrangell will vote whether to give the borough permission to sell or lease all or part of the former 6-Mile sawmill property, which the borough purchased earlier this summer in hopes of spurring economic development in town.
Sale or lease of borough property valued at over $1 million requires approval from a majority of voters.
The borough paid $2.5 million for the 32-acre parcel.
The assembly Aug. 23 voted unanimously to put the question on the Oct. 4 municipal election ballot.
Assemblymember David Powell anticipated minimal pushback from the community on the...