Borough selects middle school roof as top federal grant request
November 1, 2023
After considering 11 projects submitted by community members and borough staff for Wrangell’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application, the assembly selected the Stikine Middle School roof replacement as its top priority at the Oct. 24 meeting.
Most of the middle school roof hasn’t been replaced since 1995, and the roof’s substrate has begun to warp after 28 years of water absorption. The estimated cost is $1.475 million.
The CDBG is a federal program that provides financial assistance for low- to moderate-income communities seeking to create jobs, improve public facili...