JOB ANNOUNCEMENT-THORNE BAY SOLID WASTE OPERATOR

The City of Thorne Bay is now accepting applications for the position of Solid Waste Operator & Streets and Roads Assistant.

The Solid Waste Operator & Streets and Roads Assistant is a full-time position (40 hours/week split between Streets and Roads and Solid Waste) as that term is described in the Thorne Bay Municipal Code Chapter 2.24.  The Solid Waste Operator & Streets and Roads Assistant shall be removed from city employment for just cause or if funding is not appropriated for the position.  Position may require work on weekends and early morning or late nights.

Desirable / Required certifications: Alaska CDL (Commercial Drivers License), State of Alaska Hazardous Waste Site General Worker, Hazardous Materials Technician Certification

Notice of City Council Meeting

Meeting link:

https://cityofthornebay.my.webex.com/cityofthornebay.my/j.php?MTID=m7775005113a7ad4b9f1b797d034ac2b3

Meeting number:

126 035 2456

Password:

CFjx77nPsg4 (23597767 from phones and video systems)

Agenda:

NEW BUSINESS:

a) Award of Bid for the Construction of a Multi-Use Facility in Thorne Bay, discussion and action item:
b) Resolution 20-08-04-01, recognizing Jim and Libby Nieland for their contributions to the Thorne Bay Public Library, discussion and action item:

ORDINANCE FOR INTRODUCTION:

a) Ordinance 20-08-18-01: amending Title 18-Harbor, Chapter 18.40 Control of Nuisance and Derelict Boats, discussion and action item:
b) Ordinance 20-08-18-02, amending Title 6-Animals, Chapter 6.04-Animals Generally, Section 6.04.020 – Licensing, discussion and action item:

Possible additions of:
1. Minutes for the July 21st, 23rd and 30th meetings
2. Discussion of Code Enforcement Officer Duties – Possible amendments

More ways to join

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HELP WANTED-IFA DECKHAND

HELP WANTED

Full-Time Inter-Island Ferry Authority Deckhand Job Opening!!!!

The Inter-Island Ferry Authority is now accepting applications for a Full-Time Deckhand with rotating Night watch duties with full benefits.  Position requires a 12-hour shift, 4 days on and 4 days off, good customer service skills, the ability to lift 70lbs, work outside in inclement weather and is based out of Hollis, Alaska.  Duties include: customer service contact for passengers; vessel security; vehicle loading and unloading; line handling; emergency response; vessel cleaning; other duties as assigned. Merchant Mariner document and Marine Engineering experience preferred.

A TWIC card is required within 30 days of hire for this position.  All applicants must pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random testing throughout employment.

Applications will be accepted by fax, email, in person at any IFA terminal, IFA Finance Office in Craig (West Wind Plaza Suite 304, next to Department of Fish and Game) or mailed to PO Box 495, Craig, AK, 99921.  This position will be considered open until filled.

For a complete job description and application please visit our website www.interislandferry.com or pick up at the Hollis or Ketchikan Terminal or contact Chrissy Torsey-Lucero.

Inter-Island Ferry Authority, Human Resources

Chrissy Torsey-Lucero

907-826-4848 phone

907-826-4849 fax

chrissy@interislandferry.com

TELETOWN HALL 7/23 @ 4pm – Senators Murkowski & Sullivan

Thursday, July 23rd, starting at 4pm

This Thursday, July 23rd, starting at 4pm, Senator Murkowski and Senator Sullivan are holding a teletown hall event—an interactive phone call that invites you to ask questions and hear directly from your U.S. Senators.

Senators Murkowski and Sullivan will provide updates on Congressional activity in Washington, D.C., including their ongoing efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is also an opportunity for your U.S. Senators to hear from you—about your concerns, thoughts, and ideas.

Sign up to join the conversation. Those who sign up will receive a phone call on Thursday at the time of the event joining them to the teletown hall and will be given instructions on how to ask a question during the call.  If you would like to simply listen to the conversation, there is no need to register.  Stay on this page and the event will automatically begin livestreaming at the start time.  

https://www.murkowski.senate.gov/live

COVID-19 TESTING

FREE COVID-19 TESTING FOR ASYMPTOMATIC INDIVIDUALS

SEARHC is giving free tests in Klawock on Saturdays from 10-4 in the Alicia Roberts parking lot.  This is asymptomatic testing.  (If people are symptomatic, contact Peace Health which does testing). For more information visit: covid19.searhc.org or call 907.755.4800

ADDITIONAL TESTING OPTIONS

The links below are to FDA-approved home-collection COVID tests.  Individuals will have to apply or sign up to receive a test.  Each company requires the individual to request and sign up to receive a home test kit. Information regarding these resources was obtained from an Emergency Manager COVID 19 weekly phone meeting attended by Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer, Anne Zink, many other medical practitioners and people from the Dept. of Health and Human Services.

If any other questions arise, contact our Public health office in Craig 907-826-3433.

This is by no means intended as advice but just to pass along resources and give you the news about no available testing in Thorne Bay at this time.

Priscilla Goulding

CARES grant Coordinator  for the City of Thorne Bay

NOTICE OF AMENDED AGENDA CITY COUNCIL MEETING JULY 21, 2020

There will be a regular meeting of the City Council on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

The meeting will be held via video-teleconferencing using Webex.

Meeting Information

Phone Number:

1-408-418-9388

Meeting link:

https://cityofthornebay.my.webex.com/cityofthornebay.my/j.php?MTID=mc8900fbe85e10b3b18f0437666801346

Meeting number:

126 795 8826

Password:

WWvrNqiH358 (99876744 from phones and video systems)

Download a copy of the amended agenda packet below. Additional items are shown in blue and highlighted yellow.

NEED HELP APPLYING FOR CARES FUNDING? MEET WITH SPECIALIST ON WEDNESDAY (JULY 15TH) IN THORNE BAY

Need HELP applying for the CARES funding?
Southeast Conference will be visiting Prince of Wales Island to connect your business with the Alaska CARES Grant program and offering TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE in filling out the application on the Credit Union 1 website. We will also be on hand to answer any questions regarding the process, eligibility and share updated program details. We look for-ward to assisting you!
PLEASE call the Prince of Wales Chamber of Commerce at 755-2626
For an appointment or for questions. Appointments will be ONE HOUR LONG
YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A CHAMBER MEMBER for an appointment
Our Schedule is:
MONDAY July 13 Klawock at the POW Chamber Office
TUESDAY July 14 Craig City Hall
WEDNESDAY July 15 Thorne Bay Library
THURSDAY July 16 Coffman Cove Library