The generation outage is over! The outage ended on Friday, October 24, when Blue Lake Power House turbine number 5 was brought online for 12 hours. The water tunnel will be dewatered this week for inspection and if the inspection goes well, the new Blue Lake Powerhouse will be online for good. The power supply status will remain yellow for just a few more days.
Testing of the Blue Lake water treatment plant will happen this week so Sitka will continue to get drinking water from the Indian River filtration plant until the end of next week or possibly sooner if testing goes well.
The last concrete placement occurred on the dam today bringing the total amount of concrete in the 83’ rise to over 9,000 cubic yards.
For updates on water quality, equipment testing, progress and more information please visit www.facebook.com/cityofsitka or www.bluelakeexpansion.com. Sign up for text/email updates on GovDelivery at www.cityofsitka.com.
The Sitka General Code was revised to accommodate Float Homes in Sitka’s Harbors. Two slips are available for building. Please contact Stan Eliason, Harbormaster at 747-3439 if you are interested in building a float home. See the Float home poster for more information by clicking here: CBS Float Home Poster
Public Works has a new "contractor Resources" page. You can find information on Bids and RFP's, there is Building Department Resources, information about water and sewer utility connection and more! http://cityofsitka.com/government/departments/publicworks/contractorresources.html
The CBS FY 2016 Legislative Requests were approved by the Assembly at the September 9, 2014 meeting. This document has not yet been formatted or finalized, and the graphics and presentation are still to be developed. The final CBS FY 2016 Legislative Priorities document will be available prior to the January 2015 legislative session. Click here to see the draft copy: CBS FY 2016 Legislative Priorities
With regards to Sitka's roads and the history, inventory, costs and funding please see the report done by Public Works by clicking here: Public Works Road System Master Planning & Funding Strategies
A newly reenacted commission, the Strategic Planning Commission will assist the Assembly in developing, planning, and implementing strategic and planning priorities as determined by the Assembly. This newly formed commission will focus on strategic planning for the city. Click here to download an application. Click here to see the full version of the Ordinance that reenacted this commission.
Volunteer positions are available with various Municipal Boards, Commissions, and Committees. Interested persons are asked to submit a letter of interest and board application to the Municipal Clerk's Office (click here to download an application). To see the current vacancies please click on the following link: Vacancies
You can find a copy of the latest CBS Connection here.