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Information on the government of the City of Gustavus

Council Meetings

The City of Gustavus is governed by a City Council of seven democratically elected community members.

  • City Council Work Sessions - 7:00PM 1st & 3rd Monday's of the month. There will be no 3rd Monday Work Sessions from May 1, 2014 to September 1, 2014.
  • City Council General Meetings- 7:00PM 2nd Monday of the month.
  • Work Sessions & General Meetings are held at City Hall

Agendas/Notices, City Council Meeting Minutes, City Council Meeting Packets, Clerk's Reports can be found here.

* There are two Council seat vacancies. Please stop by City Hall for more information.

City Hall

City Hall is located just west of the Salmon River Bridge on the north end of the Salmon River Park.

Hours of operation:

City Hall is open Monday through Friday, 9am - 4pm. 

If you need an appointment outside of these hours, please call City Hall at 697-2451. 


Current News

Annual Report on City Affairs by Mayor Marchbanks

 Safe Routes to Schools - here is a link if you are interested in the survey results from last spring and what's ahead for this fall

The City Council voted to submit three (3) Capital Improvement Projects to the State of Alaska.  

You may read the resolutions regarding these projects under "Resolutions 2014"

1. GCN Broadband project

2. GVFD 911 radio project

3. Good River Culvert Replacement project

The City clerk will email community members a copy of the CIP request.  To request a copy, email Noël @


More Gustavus news... 

The Committee Reporting Schedule and the new Committee Reporting Form are now available


Upcoming City Council Meetings

First Monday of the Month, Work Session 7:00PM @ City Hall

Second Monday of the Month, General Meeting 7:00PM @ City Hall

Third Monday of the Month, Work Session 7:00PM @ City Hall (There will NOT be 3rd Monday Work Sessions from May 1, 2014 to September 1, 2014)


Upcoming Committee Meetings

Beach Committee

Gustavus Community Network (GCN) Committee

Library Committee - Library Conference Room -

Marine Facilities Committee -

Roads Committee -  

For up-to-date meeting information for Committees and the City Council please contact the City Clerk (907) 697-2451 or e-mail


The next Municipal Election will be held on October 7, 2014. 

Notice of Filing Period for City Council Seats

Seat C - Three Year Term
Seat D - Three Year Term
Seat G - Three Year Term

The filing period begins approximately August 22, 2014. The date will be clarified as elections become closer.  Declaration of Candidacy Applications may be picked up and filed with the City Clerk at City Hall.
Upcoming City Projects:
Spruce Lane Bridge replacement:
    Glacier Bay Construction awarded the contract for the Spruce Lane Bridge Replacement.
    Total cost of project = $149,451.00
    Funding for project is from two sources: Trout Unlimited Grant for $40,000. USFWS Grant for    
Public Use Restroom Installation:
    Fairweather Construction awarded the contract for the construction.
    Total cost of project = $53,000.00
    Funding for project is from the State of Alaska, Capital Improvement Project Funding.



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City Hall for city administration and general questions


Visit us at the Salmon River Park!

City of Gustavus
1802 Gustavus Rd
P.O. Box 1
Gustavus, AK  99826
Phone 907-697-2451
Fax 907-697-2136



Committees and departments for more specific issue and service-related questions

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