Tourism Task Force

The Tourism Task Force was established to help facilitate Sitka's transition to long-term tourism management. The Task Force shall have five main directives to explore and make recommendations on:

1.  Levels of tourism in Sitka 

2.  Annual review cycle of CBS operations and tourism funding

3.  Assisting in the development of a Tourism Management Best Practices (TMBP) program

4.  Land use regulations and waterfront development policies

5.  Regional strategies to advance Sitka's interest regarding cruise tourism

The Tourism Task Force shall make final recommendations to the Assembly no later than April 30, 2024.

Download the Tourism Task Force member roster here.

Upcoming Meetings
The Tourism Task Force will hold a work session on Wednesday, May 31 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Task Force directives and meeting schedule. The work session is open to the public and will be held in the classroom at the Sitka Fire Department, 209 Lake Street. No official Task Force action will be taken.

Tourism Task Force Regular Meeting

Agenda items are forthcoming.

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Agenda and Packets

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Tourism Task Force Library

CBJ Visitor Industry Task Force Report

Juneau 2023 Tourism Best Management Practices

Sitka Visitor Industry Plan 1.0

Sitka Visitor Industry Plan 2.0

Sitka's Short-Term Tourism Plan

Useful Links and Resources

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Parliamentary Procedure

Parliamentary Procedures Motions Chart

Conflict of Interest

Ex-Parte Contacts

Attorney-Client Privilege

Executive Sessions

Telephonic Participation