Public Works Current Events


page updated 10/19/12

Harrigan Centennial Hall Renewal Meetings


The Centennial Hall Building Design Committee (BDC) will hold their second Project Meeting Monday, October 29, 2012, 7:00pm at Centennial Hall.  McCool Carlson Green Architects (MCG) will lead the meeting to review project goals, discuss the findings of the Facility Assessment, present site analysis and discuss sustainable strategies. The public is welcome to attend.  The BDC is composed of a cross-section of building tenants, users and other community members and met for the first time on September 24, 2012 to resume the Centennial Hall planning process. 


MCG will also lead a Public Meeting, Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 7:00pm at Centennial Hall. MCG is in the process of conducting a detailed facility assessment at Centennial to identify deficiencies, recommend capital improvements and estimate costs for the improvements.  MCG will present the findings of this assessment at the Public Meeting.  The public is encouraged to participate in this important process regarding the Sitka Community’s goals for Centennial Hall Renewal.


Meeting materials will be available on MCG’s website, , for those unable to attend public meetings.


Sea Walk Public Meeting

A public meeting to present the 65% design for the Sea Walk project is scheduled for Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 7:00 pm at the Fire Hall.  Due to public demand for consistency and continuity of design and construction quality with the Centennial Hall Parking Lot project the Sea Walk project scope has recently been expanded to include a scaled-down design through Crescent Harbor Park.  Plans, cross-sections, details, and a project cost estimate will be presented.  Your feedback on the 65% design is welcome.


Sea Walk Public Meeting **UPDATED**

The City and Borough of Sitka has grant funding to construct a Sea Walk from the Crescent Harbor Basketball Court to the Sitka National Historic Park. The preferred schematic alignment has been refined to include typical cross sections and other construction details. A public meeting to present the design developments is scheduled for Tuesday, June 5th, at the Fire Hall at 7:00 pm. Join the project team to provide feedback on the design developments and material options.


Crescent Harbor & Centennial Hall Parking Lot Improvements Public Meeting



All are welcome to attend an Open House about the improvements for Crescent Harbor and Centennial Hall parking lots at 7:00 pm on Monday, May 14th, at Harrigan Centennial Hall. 


The Project Team will present parking lot improvements which are part of the Assembly approved 'C7' Site Plan Design and are seeking feedback on plaza patterns, landscaping material, location of site amenities and potential relocation options of the canoe on site. For any questions please contact the Public Works Department at 747-1804.


Port & Harbors Commission – Special Meeting

The Port & Harbors Commission will hold a special meeting on Thursday, May 24th, at 6:00 pm at Centennial Hall to discuss proposed increases in permanent and transient moorage rates for the Sitka Harbor System.  The meeting will include a presentation by the consultant team to present the findings and recommendations of the Harbor System Master Plan, the introduction of a draft rate increase ordinance, and a discussion and vote on the ordinance by the Port and Harbors Commission.