Thomas Bay Power Authority no longer needed?
The Petersburg Borough Assembly will likely travel to Wrangell September 10 to discuss with its assembly the viability of Thomas Bay Power Authority.
According to a memo sent out by Wrangell Interim Borough Manager Jeff Jabusch, the two municipalities created TBPA to jointly maintain and operate the Tyee Hyrdoelctric power plant. Southeast Alaska Power Agency, SEAPA, owns the facility and pays for its operations and maintenance.
But there’s an additional expense associated with TBPA budget that the two boroughs traditionally split. It’s called non-net billable and it pays for expense...