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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, 2014 through October, 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:

Open filing for City Council Declaration of Candidacy is AUGUST 25 TO SEPTEMBER 18TH.  Stop by City Hall for candidacy form.


Saturday, September 20: COMMUNITY MEETING at the School - Safe Routes To School Survey Results, Next Steps, Drawing for Prizes

  • 11:30 am-2:00 pm Open House- drop by, mark-up maps, informal talk with planners, get a copy of Survey Results

  • 2:00-3:00 pm Community Meeting  - Presentation by Planners on Survey Results, discuss some ideas about what does Gustavus wish to do next? & at 3 pm – Drawing for Prizes for completing the Survey!


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

Gustavus Visitors Association - Tuesday, September 9th at 1pm at Gustavus Library

Library Committee - Library Conference Room -

Marine Facilities Committee -

Roads Maintenance Committee -  Friday, September 12th at 8:30am 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 7, 2014. 

Notice of Filing Period for City Council Seats:

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

The filing period begins August 25, 2014 and ends September 18, 2014.  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



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

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