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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 Mondays of the month.
  • City Council General Meetings- 7:00pm 2nd Monday of the month.
  • Work Sessions & General Meetings are held at City Hall


The City Council will be holding a Special Meeting on January 19, 2015 at 7pm, the third Monday Work Session will be held immediately following the Special Meeting.  The meetings will be held at City Hall and everyone is welcome to attend. The next General Meeting will be held on February 9, 2015 at 7pm.


Agendas/Notices, City Council Meeting Minutes, and City Council Meeting Packets can be found here.

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. 




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


Upcoming Committee Meetings

Beach Committee

Gustavus Community Network (GCN) Committee

Gustavus Visitors Association -

Library Committee - Library Conference Room -

Marine Facilities Committee -

Roads Maintenance 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 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. 

Of Interest


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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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