Utility Services by service department
The City of Thorne Bay has various departments which are responsible for managing and operating the various components of Thorne Bay. Click on the links below for more information about each department.
other municipal services by department
Streets & Roads
The Streets and Roads Department is responsible for street’s and road maintenance and construction including winter snow removal, maintenance and operation of the City’s heavy equipment fleet including excavators, dump trucks, backhoes and all other vehicles and mobile equipment used in the process of maintaining and constructing City streets and roads.
Public Works Department
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.
Parks & Public Facilities
Parks and Public Facilities Department exists to preserve the quality of life in Thorne Bay by maintaining and expanding recreational opportunities for residents and visitors.
Facilities within this department include:
City RV Park
Pearl Nelson Community Park
Read more to see the details of each facility listed above.
Emergency Medical Services Department —
Emergency Medical Services Department is currently contracted with Klawock EMS (KEMS). Klawock EMS. There are EMT’s stationed within Thorne Bay, and a 911 dispatcher. Klawock EMS is notified for all EMS Calls and if Transport is needed, the Klawock EMS will transport.
Fire Department —
The Fire Department consists of approximately 9 volunteers. IF you are interested in volunteering for the Fire Department, please contact the Fire Chief Jim Silverthorn, or the City Administrator at (907) 828-3380.
Village Public Safety Officer (VPSO)—
The VPSO is an appointed position by the Haida/Tlingit Central Council.
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