Building Contractor Services RFP Notice of Request for Proposals – BID DUE AUGUST 20th

The City of Thorne Bay is requesting Proposals for construction of an option of two buildings.

  • A two (2) bedroom, two (2) bathroom dormitory with communal kitchen and laundry facility for use as a quarantine location and dual use as emergency housing.
  • A two (2) bedroom, two (2) bathroom dormitory with communal kitchen and laundry facility with additional space for a front foyer and storage to operate as a local medical clinic when not operating as a quarantine location.

Dimensions of the one-story building are to be determined by the bidders as appropriate to state code requirements.

This is a design & build project with a total construction project fiscal expenditure cap of $433,000 and a project funding completion timeline for capital expenditure of 12/31/2020.

For questions regarding this RFP contact Les Carter, City Administrator,



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:

Meeting number:

126 035 2456


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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:


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

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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 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

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.