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.

Draft TBMP Community Outreach

Upcoming Meetings
The Tourism Task Force will hold a work session on Friday, November 17, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. in Harrigan Centennial Hall, 330 Harbor Drive. Agenda Items: Agenda Items: Debrief from the town hall event and outline upcoming community engagement events. The public is welcome to attend. No official Task Force action will be taken.  

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Agenda and Packets

Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Wednesday, November 1, 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

Committee Guidelines FAQs

Parliamentary Procedure

Parliamentary Procedures Motions Chart

Conflict of Interest

Ex-Parte Contacts

Attorney-Client Privilege

Executive Sessions

Telephonic Participation