Department Directory

City and Borough of Sitka administration offices include the Municipal Administrator's, Attorney's, and Clerk's offices, as well as those of the Human Resources Director. The Administrator and Attorney are appointed by, and work for, the Assembly. The Clerk works closely with the Assembly but reports to the Administrator.
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100 Lincoln St.
3rd Floor
Sitka,
AK
99835
Fax: 907-747-7403
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Dennison, Holley - Administrative Coordinator
Earnshaw, Jessica - Deputy Clerk
Henshaw, Melissa - Public and Government Affairs Director
Leach, John - Municipal Administrator
Peterson, Sara - Municipal Clerk
The mission of the Sitka Animal Shelter and the Sitka Animal Control Division is to improve the quality of life in the City and Borough of Sitka by providing safety to the citizens and animals, preserving the health of the citizens, and care of the animals.
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209 Jarvis Street
Sitka,
AK
99835
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Rogers, James - Animal Control Officer
Wild, Serena - Executive Assistant
This department generates valuations for Sitka's over 4,100 real property accounts, and 560 business property accounts.
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100 Lincoln St.
Room 108
Sitka,
AK
99835
Fax: 907-747-6138
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Sam Pointer
Contacts
Kinslow, Kasi - Appraiser
Pointer Jr., Samuel - Appraisal Technician
Reeder, Larry - Assessor
The Building Department promotes and insures new development in Sitka is constructed according to minimum legal standards of safety and that existing public and commercial structures are maintained in a safe condition.
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100 Lincoln St
Sitka,
AK
99835
Dale Welty
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Swedeen, Pat - Building Official
Welty, Dale - Building Inspector
The mission of the Electric Department is to provide clean renewable power, safely and reliably, at the lowest long term cost.
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105 Jarvis Street
Sitka,
AK
99835
Fax: 907-747-3208
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Albertson, Levi - Apprentice Meter Technician
Balovich, Tony - Generation Facilities Mechanic
Belley, Bruce - Relay Control Technician
Callahan, Matt - Relay Control Technician
Callahan, Shannon - Contract Manager
Charlton, Adam - Diesel - Mechanic
Christianson, Kord - Generation System Manager
Collins, Joel - T & D System Manager
Dennard, Robert - Relay Control Technician
Elder, Scott - Utility Director
Elstad, Jamie - Power Plant Operator
Elstad, Kija - Meter Reader
Grenier, Keith - Line Crew Supervisor
Haskell, Barry - Power Plant Operator
Jackson, Mike - Power Plant Operator
Korthuis, Terry - Journeyman Lineworker
Rogers Jr., Frank - Senior Operator/Dispatch
Svenson, Kim - Warehouseperson
Urias, David - Meter Technician
Webb, Trevor - Senior Generation Facilities Mechanic
Wolfe, Karl - Power Plant Operator
The Finance Department oversees all things financial for the city from payroll and billing to sales tax and accounting.
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100 Lincoln St.
Sitka,
AK
99835
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Costelo, Marilyn - Accounts Payable Clerk
Elixman, Kathryn - Sr. Customer Service Rep
Fleming, Tori - Compliance Officer
Haley, Melissa - Finance Director
Harris, Justin - Supervisory Senior Accountant
Payment, Office
Roesel, Sally - Accountant
Salter, Denise - Controller
Schwartz, Janet - Budget/Treasury Officer
Spiegle, Carolyn - Accounting Clerk - AR/Collections
Stocker, Erica - Billing Clerk
Swedeen, Amber - Grant Accountant
Vilandre, Lindsey - Payroll Specialist
Windsor, Julie - Tax Specialist
Workman, Ashley - Customer Service Representative
The Sitka Volunteer Fire Department consists of approximately ninety volunteers and ten paid positions.
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209 Lake St.
Sitka,
AK
99835
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Carlson, Zach - Fire Engineer
Damron, Haleigh - EMS Office Assistant
DeBell, Michael - Fire Engineer
Foss, Scott - Senior Fire Engineer
Horton, Adam - Fire Engineer
Janik, Robert - EMS Captain
Johnson, David - Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshall
Klejka, Jennifer - Fire Engineer
McFadden, Dane - Fire Engineer
Warren, Craig - Fire Chief
The City and Borough of Sitka Harbor Department operates and maintains 5 boat harbors to include Crescent Harbor, Sealing Cove Harbor, ANB Harbor, Thomsen Harbor and Eliason Harbor.
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617 Katlian St. OFC
Sitka,
AK
99835
Fax: 907-747-6278
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Stan Eliason
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Anderson, Nick - Assistant Harbormaster
Bellows, Brian - Harbor Specialist
Calhoun, Brandon - Harbor Maintenance Supervisor
Climo, Thomas - Assistant Harbormaster
Eliason, Stan - Harbormaster
Hoff, Darla - Harbor Officer Assistant
Johnson, Jeremiah - Deputy Harbormaster
Soto, Alicia - Office Manager
Sumauang, Emy - Assistant Harbormaster
Harrigan Centennial Hall is a civic, convention, and visitor center located in Sitka, Alaska.
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330 Harbor Drive
Sitka,
AK
99835
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Jensen, Jimi - Building Attendant
Mingo, Jennifer - Building Attendant
Rosas, Antonio - Building Supervisor
Stinson, John - Building Attendant
The Human Resources Department provides leadership and expertise in attracting, developing, and sustaining a diverse workforce committed to quality public service.
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100 Lincoln St
Sitka,
AK
99835
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Ruff, Valarie - Human Resource Director
Trani, Leisha - Human Resource Assistant
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100 Lincoln St
Sitka,
AK
99835
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Hunter, Greg - IT Systems Analyst
Linn, Richard - IT Specialist - Police
MacKinnon, Don - IT System Adminstrator
Turner, Grant - IT Director
The Legal Department provides legal services and advice to the Assembly, administration and all other CBS departments.
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100 Lincoln Street
Sitka,
AK
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Crenna, Coral - Legal Assistant
Hanson, Brian - Municipal Attorney
The Office of the Municipal Clerk exists to ensure the integrity of municipal governance and to act as the direct link between residents and their local government.
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100 Lincoln St.
Suite 306 
Sitka,
AK
99835
Fax: (907) 747-7403
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Earnshaw, Jessica - Deputy Clerk
Peterson, Sara - Municipal Clerk
Parks and Rec. Department exists to preserve the quality of life in Sitka by maintaining and expanding recreational opportunities for residents and visitors.
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113 Jarvis St.
Sitka,
AK
99835
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The Planning and Community Development Department oversees land management, land use permitting, community development, long range planning and public affairs.
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100 Lincoln Street
Second Floor of the Municipal Building
Sitka,
AK
99835
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Ainslie, Amy - Planning Director
Mejia, Ben - Planner I
The mission of the Sitka Police Department is to maintain order, and to preserve and protect the life, peace and property of the citizens of the City & Borough of Sitka.
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304 Lake St.
#102
Sitka,
AK
99835
Fax: (907) 747-1075
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Achee, Jean - Police Lieutenant
Baty, Robert - Police Chief
Blackmon, Amber - Police Officer
Chandler, Mark - Police Officer
Christner, Jayson - Police Officer
Cranford, Gary - Police Sergeant
Ewers, Lance - Police Sergeant
Hanson, Dale - Jail Officer
Henning, Hal - Police Officer
Martin, Matthew - Police Officer
Nelson, Daniel - Dispatch/Records
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Nelson, Dave - Jail Supervisor
Norwood, Nolan - Jail Officer
Rouse, Elizabeth - Dispatch/Records
Schoenfelder, Brian - Jail Officer/MSO
Schultz, Brian - Jail Officer
Shepard, Eesten - Dispatch/Records
Smith, Tara - Dispatch/Records
Steele, Josh - Sergeant
Wampler, Breanna - Dispatch/Records
Wheeler, Brad - Police Sergeant
White, Parker - Police Officer
Wild, Serena - Executive Assistant
Public Works Department provides, controls, and maintains reliable and cost-effective public works facilities and systems in a manner that emphasizes customer satisfaction, public service, and the long-term best interest of the community.
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100 Lincoln Street
Sitka,
AK
99835
Fax: (907)747-3158
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Armer, Chuck - Apprentice WW Facilities Mechanic
Bernhardt, Roberta - Asst Contract Coordinator/Office Manager
Callahan, Michael - Building/Grounds Maintenance Specialist
Casulucan, Ariel - Streets Maintenance
Chevalier, Kelly - WW Facilities Lab Regulatory Specialist
Colliver, Michael - Building/Grounds/Parks Supervisor
Craig, Bryan - Heavy Equipment Operator
Cropper, Kelli - Project Manager
Dahlquist, Rob - WW Facilities Electrician
Daniels, Joseph - Landfill/Scrapyard Equipment Operator
Doyle, Brian - Chief Wastewater Operator
Dumag, Edwin - Assistant Landfill/Scrapyard Operator
Dunlap, Connor - Grounds Maintenance Specialist
Greene, Harold - M/O Superintendant
Hammons, Ken - Project Manager
Hardison, George - Streets Maintenance
Harmon, Michael - PW Director
Houston, Joshua - Engineering CAD Technician
Kirkness, Jud - Water Operator I
Kubik, Ken - Chief Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Lihou, Rob - Sr. Water Facilities Operator
Martello, Mike - Building Maintenance Specialist
Nevarez, Mia - Grounds Maintenance Specialist
Rear, Kacie - WW Facilities Operator I
Reid, Robert - WW Facilities Operator
Rennie, Derik - WW Facilities Operator/Maintenance
Rice, Dean - Asst Landfill/Scrapyard Operator
Schmetzer, Mike - Municipal Engineer
Snowden, Michelle - Contract Manager
Swain, Joe - Chief Water Facilities Operator
Todd, Eric - Senior Operator
Vinson, Ron - Asset Manager
Williams, Shilo - Environmental Superintendant
Winger, Kenny - Building Maintenance Specialist
Zellhuber, Dillon - Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Sitka Public Library provides free high-tech and traditional resources to the residents and visitors of Sitka.
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320 Harbor Drive
Sitka,
AK
99835
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Guhl, Marilyn - Library Assistant
Ieremia, Jessica - Library Director
Kreiss-Tomkins, David - Library Assistant
Lorente, Maite - Youth Services Librarian
O'Connell, Margot - Adult Services Librarian
Owens-Goff, Melissa - Library Assistant
Perensovich, Joanna - Technical Services Librarian
Schieler, Angela - Acquisitions Librarian
Wolfe-Macpike, Hannah - Library Assistant