Clerk's Office

The Borough Clerk is appointed by and serves the Borough Mayor and Assembly. The Clerk administers democratic processes such as elections, access to Borough records and all legislative actions to ensure transparency to the public. The Clerk serves as parliamentarian and takes minutes at Borough Assembly meetings, processes  meeting meeting packets, resolutions and ordinances, and is responsible for codification of ordinances into the Borough Code.
Responsibilities
  • Assembly Meeting Packets - Research Borough Assembly meeting packets using AgendaQuick.
  • Board of Ethics - This board was created by Ketchikan Gateway Borough Code Chapter 2.55, Board of Ethics. The board investigates complaints against any elected (mayor, assembly, and school board) or appointed official (borough manager, borough clerk, borough attorney, and superintendent of schools).
  • Borough Code of Ordinances - This online version of the borough Code of Ordinances contains the ordinances of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough, which have the force and effect of law. For the most recent code ordinances, please contact the borough clerk.
  • Election Information - Information on upcoming and past elections and links to a available forms and resources.
  • Mayor and Assembly - The Clerk's Office provides administrative support for the Mayor and Assembly.
  • Public Records Request Form - Requests for public records are not required by law to be in writing. We do encourage you to use this form if you are asking for lengthy or complicated items. It provides a way for you to document your request.
  • Resolutions, Ordinances, Minutes, and Records - Research resolutions, ordinances, minutes, and other borough records using a fully searchable database in Laserfiche.
  • Service Areas - The Borough has 12 service areas; seven of which are administered by boards of directors. The Clerk's Office is responsible for keeping the record for membership and the minutes of the boards.