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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 Mondays of the month. There will be no 3rd Monday Work Sessions from May, 2014 through October, 2014.
  • City Council General Meetings- 7:00pm 2nd Monday of the month.
  • Work Sessions & General Meetings are held at City Hall


A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL TO CERTIFY ELECTION RESULTS WAS HELD FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10TH, 1PM AT CITY HALL - OFFICIAL RESULTS: Seats C/D Highest Votes: Michael Taylor, Dan Lesh (Write-in - has ACCEPTED seat), Seats F/G Highest Votes: Gregory P. Streveler, Tania M. Lewis


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

* There is one Council seat vacancy. 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:

      City Council Special Meeting to Swear in new Council Members and choose a new Mayor and Vice-Mayor will be held at City Hall on Monday, October 13th, at 6pm; the regular City Council Meeting will begin at 7pm.

Results of the Safe Routes to School Drawings:

 (Note:You did NOT need to be present to win)


Thank you to the 108 people who did the Resident Survey! 

Congratulations to the lucky PRIZE WINNERS! 

  • Round trip-Fjord Flying Service – Artemis Bonadea

  • Mountain Hardware Backpack-Nugget Alaska Outfitter – Roger Buttram

  • Round trip-Wings of Alaska – Nancy Courtney

  • Bicycle Repair & Maintenance Kit-Cycle Alaska – Matt Metcalf

  • Round trip-Alaska Seaplanes – Janet Neilson

  • 12 delectable chocolate truffles-The Cocoa Diva – Nicole Grewe

  • Foot Spa Package-Sally McLaughlin – Maddie Hart

  • 2 Petzl Headlamps & Platypus water bottle-Foggy Mountain Sports –  Michelle Shatswell

 The complete Safe Routes to School Plan will be published very soon with ALL the results and information from the project’s work. In the meantime, you can download & review the following on the project website:



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    


  The State of Alaska has approved grant funding for two projects in fiscal year 2015.  

 1. GVFD 911 radio project

 2. Good River Culvert Replacement project



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, 2014 through October, 2014)


Upcoming Committee Meetings

Beach Committee

Gustavus Community Network (GCN) Committee - Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 530pm at City Hall

Gustavus Visitors Association -

Library Committee - Library Conference Room -

Marine Facilities Committee -

Roads Maintenance Committee -  Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 4pm at City Hall

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 6, 2015. 

Notice of Filing Period for City Council Seats:

Seat E - Three Year Term
Seat F - Three Year Term
Seat G - Three Year Term

The filing period begins August 24, 2015 and ends September 18, 2015.  Declaration of Candidacy Applications may be picked up and filed with the City Clerk at City Hall. 

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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



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