Borough steps up and drives a good deal for golf course
January 10, 2024
The borough and the Alaska Department of Transportation have found an answer to preserve the Wrangell Golf Club’s low-cost use of 33 acres of state land on Ishiyama Drive for the nine-hole Muskeg Meadows course.
When the state last year determined it needed to start charging a market-rate land rent to the nonprofit, the borough figured out it could lease the land from the state at no cost – and then sublease it to nonprofit for $1 a month.
The borough assembly signed off on the deal Dec. 12.
The golf club has operated Muskeg Meadows for more than 25 years after it was built on state lan...