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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Bayne, Holley - Administrative Coordinator
Henshaw, Melissa - Public and Government Relations Director
Leach, John - Municipal Administrator
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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Wild, Serena - Executive Assistant
Pointer, Samuel - Animal Control Officer
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.
Sitka,
AK
99835
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Larry Reeder
Contacts
Kinslow, Kasi - Appraiser
Reeder, Larry - Assessor
Charlton, Seth - Appraisal Technician
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
Bernhardt, Roberta - Asst Contract Coordinator/Office Manager
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 - Meter Technician
Balovich, Tony - Generation Facilities Mechanic
Callahan, Matt - Relay Control Technician
Charlton, Adam - Diesel - Mechanic
Christianson, Kord - Project & Regulatory Manager
Dennard, Robert - Relay Control Technician
Haskell, Barry - Lead Power Plant Operator
Jackson, Mike - Power Plant Operator
Korthuis, Terry - Line Foreman
Urias, David - Meter Technician
Webb, Trevor - Lead Generation Facilities Mechanic
Wolfe, Karl - Power Plant Operator
Rice, Austin - Apprentice Lineman
Schmetzer, Mike - Interim Utility Director
Campbell, Neil - Power Plant Operator
Clark, Megan - Electric Warehouseperson
Littlefield, Victor - Relay Control Technician
Medellin, Martin - General Foreman
Workman, Ashley - Office Manager
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
Spiegle, Carolyn - Accounting Clerk - AR/Collections
Stocker, Erica - Payroll Specialist
Swedeen, Amber - Budget / Treasury Officer
Windsor, Julie - Accountant
Dunnavant, Jennifer - Customer Service Representative
Andaluz, Melody - Procurement Specialist
Suarez, Nastasha - Grant Accountant
Volschenk, Brooke - Controller
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
Turner, Chris - Engineer
DeBell, Michael - Fire Engineer
Foss, Scott - Senior Fire Engineer
Janik, Robert - EMS Captain
Johnson, David - Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal
Klejka, Jennifer - Fire Engineer
McFadden, Dane - Fire Engineer
Warren, Craig - Fire Chief
Hackett, Craig - Engineer
Muench, Karl - Fire/EMS Office Assistant
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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Eliason, Stan - Harbormaster
Hodges, Mark - Deputy Harbormaster
Lawler, Joe - Harbor Maintenance Supervisor
Climo, Thomas - Assistant Harbormaster
Sumauang, Emy - Assistant Harbormaster
Anderson, Nick - Assistant Harbormaster
Soto, Alicia - Office Manager
Hoff, Darla - Harbor Office Assistant
Bellows, Brian - Harbor Specialist
Houston, Joshua - Engineering CAD Technician
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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Tony Rosas
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Rosas, Antonio - Building Manager
Mingo, Jennifer - Building Supervisor
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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Joseph, Sharon - HR Assistant
Salter, Denise - Human Resource Generalist II
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100 Lincoln St
Sitka,
AK
99835
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Ainslie, Kyle - System Support Technician
Hunter, Greg - IT Systems Analyst
MacKinnon, Don - IT System Adminstrator
Turner, Grant - IT Director
Bertolami, Sam - SPD IT Specialist
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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Hanson, Brian - Municipal Attorney
Lowrance, Mindy - Legal Assistant
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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100 Lincoln St.
Sitka,
AK
99835
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Knox, Kevin - Parks and Recreation Coordinator
Campbell, Elle - Recreation Activities Specialist
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 and Community Development Director
Davis, Kim - Planner I
Gabel, Bri - Sustainability Coordinator
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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Baty, Robert - Police Chief
Achee, Jean - Police Lieutenant
Ewers, Lance - Police Sergeant
Steele, Josh - Police Sergeant
Boord, Mitchell - Police Officer
Martin, Matthew - Police Officer
Meunier, Richard - Police Officer
White, Parker - Police Officer
Nelson, Dave - Jail Supervisor
Schoenfelder, Brian - MSO
Wild, Serena - Executive Assistant
Bertolami, Sam - SPD IT Specialist
Bartelds, Aaryn - Dispatch & Records Clerk
Boekenhauer, Jared - Dispatch & Records Clerk
Magni, Olivia - Animal Control Officer
Meunier, Richard - Police Officer
Wells, Jessica - Dispatch & Records Clerk
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
Chevalier, Kelly - WW Facilities Lab Regulatory Specialist
Dahlquist, Rob - WW Facilities Electrician
Daniels, Joseph - Landfill/Scrapyard Equipment Operator
Doyle, Brian - Chief Wastewater Operator
Dumag, Edwin - Streets Maintenance
Dunlap, Connor - Building, Grounds and Parks Supervisor
Greene, Harold - Street Supervisor
Hammons, Ken - Project Manager
Hardison, George - Streets Maintenance
Harmon, Michael - Municipal Engineer
Houston, Joshua - Engineering CAD Technician
Kirkness, Jud - Water Operator I
Lihou, Rob - Sr. Water Facilities Operator
Martello, Mike - Building Maintenance Specialist
Rennie, Derik - WW Facilities Operator/Maintenance
Swain, Joe - Chief Water Facilities Operator
Swedeen, Pat - Building Official
Todd, Eric - Senior Operator
Vinson, Ron - Public Works Director
Welty, Dale - Building Inspector
Williams, Shilo - Environmental Superintendant
Winger, Kenny - Building Maintenance Specialist
Stenberg, Michael - M&O Superintendent
Hackett, Allison - Contract Manager
Knox, Kevin - Parks and Recreation Coordinator
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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Ieremia, Jessica - Library Director
Lorente, Maite - Youth Services Librarian
O'Connell, Margot - Adult Services Librarian
Perensovich, Joanna - Technical Services Librarian
Schieler, Angela - Acquisitions Librarian
Bryan, Adriana - Library Assistant
Harris, Sarah - Library Assistant
Oines, Klyr - Library Assistant
Palof, Mary Beth - Library Assistant
Rector, Leigh - Library Assistant