By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

Assembly considers rate increases across all enterprise funds


March 22, 2023

To keep pace with inflation and ensure its ability to cover future costs, the borough is considering rate increases across all enterprise funds — electric, water, port and harbors, wastewater and garbage. If the proposals are adopted, rates for the self-supporting funds would increase an average of 10%, effective with the start of the new fiscal year in July.

The borough assembly will consider the rates at its March 28 meeting.

The 15% wastewater rate increase would be the steepest rate hike; the 5.5% increase for trash pickup services would be the lowest.

The rate adjustments were proposed at...

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