FAQ

Regular meetings of the City Council are scheduled for the first and third Tuesdays of the month beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Meeting agendas are published on the City’s Website the Friday before the meeting and posted on the bulletin boards of City Hall, Thorne Bay Market (A&P), The Port, Riptide Liquor, Thorne Bay School, Southeast Island School District, and the USFS Administration Office Building.

No.  The City Council performs the duties of the Planning and Zoning Commission when there is no active Planning Commission.

If you are interested in applying to be on the Planning & Zoning Commission, please complete the Application for Appointment by downloading from the following link: APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

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You can call or email individual Council members by using the contact list at this link. 

To send an email to all of the Council members, you can use the email address:

cityclerk@thornebay-ak.gov

To apply for a job with the City, complete an application and submit it to the City Clerk’s Office at 120 Freeman Drive, Thorne Bay, AK 99919, or by email to cityclerk@thornebay-ak.gov.  

Applications are available at the City Clerk’s Office, or online by clicking here.

Contact the City Hall at (907) 828-3380, to set up your service for water, sewer and garbage.

You may also complete the application for services online by downloading the application from our forms page, and emailing it to the Clerk’s Office at customerservice@thornebay-ak.gov, or delivering it to City Hall at 120 Freeman Drive, Thorne Bay  AK 99919.

Payments are accepted via credit card, cash, check, cashiers check, or money order.

To apply for a job with the City, complete an application and submit it to the City Clerk’s Office at 120 Freeman Drive, Thorne Bay, AK 99919, or by email to cityclerk@thornebay-ak.gov.  

Applications are available at the City Clerk’s Office, or online by clicking here.

For questions about City taxes, contact the City Clerk’s Office at (907) 828-3380, or 120 Freeman Drive, Thorne Bay, AK 99919.

No.  Thorne Bay is a Second-Class City, and Property Tax is voted upon by the residents.

The only Taxes charged in Thorne Bay are:

  • City Sales Tax (6%)

  • Occupancy (Bed) Tax (4%)

You can register to vote by completing a voter registration form that is available in the Municipal Clerk’s office at 120 Freeman Drive, or online: 

https://voterregistration.alaska.gov/

Contact the Department of Motor Vehicles located in Craig Alaska, at (907) 826-3959, or at 506 2nd St, Craig, AK 99921.

You can renew your Driver’s License & State ID online.   Just click on the link below to find out more about how you can renew your license or ID without the long wait at the DMV office.

https://online.dmv.alaska.gov/DMVMailInRenewal/