Haines chief won't come to Wrangell

Haines Police Chief Heath Scott will remain in his post in Haines after the city manager offered him a $10,000 raise to stay in his post. He will be paid $110,000 by next year under terms of a contract running through June 2021. He will receive an additional $5,300 this year and $9,293 more next year.

According to a report in the Chilkat Valley News, Scott was offered $105,000 by the City of Wrangell. Scott visited Wrangell in mid-July and met with the community at a public gathering on July 19.

The newspaper stated that Scott becomes the highest paid borough employee, and is the highest paid...


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