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Senior Citizens 65 years of age or older and Disabled Veterans with a 50% or more disability may qualify for a property tax exemption up to $150,000 of assessed value. Non-profit exemptions on property used exclusively for religious, charitable, cemetery, hospital, educational, or community purpose as defined by State Statute and Borough Code.
The seats up for election on the October 1, 2019 Borough ballot are:
Borough Mayor - 1 seat for 3-year term
Borough Assembly - 2 seats for 3-year terms
Borough School Board - 2 seats for 3-year terms
Borough School Board - 1 seat for a 1-year term
Filing for Borough offices is available from August 1 through noon on August 26 in the Borough Clerk's office. Filing forms will be available at the Borough Clerk's Office and on the Election page of the Borough website beginning July 1.
1. Register by September 1, 2019, to vote in the October 1, 2019 Regular Borough election 2. Decide how you want to vote: in person, by electronic transmission (fax/email), or by mail 3. Get educated! Pick up sample ballots as early as September 11, 2019 from the Clerk's Office
You will begin receiving your bills electronically with the next billing cycle.
Senior Citizen Exemption - March 31
Disabled Veteran Exemption - July 1
Low Income Housing Tax Credit - May 15
Economic Development - January 31
You will need to speak with someone in the Assessment department for more information on these types of exemptions.
The Gateway Aquatic Center is open:Monday - Friday 5am-8:15pmSaturday 7am-5pmSunday 11am-5pm
Parks & Recreation is always closed on the following holidays:New Years Day (January 1)Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)Independence Day (July 4)Labor Day (First Monday in September)Thanksgiving (Fourth Thursday in November)Christmas Day (December 25)
There are two ways to register for a class, online or in person. To register in person you can come to the Gateway Recreation Center, 601 Schoenbar Rd, Ketchikan, AK 99901.
Patrons not meeting these requirements MUST be accompanied at all times and in the direct supervision (within arms length) of another person 14 years of age or older.
Pregnant women and any person with a heart condition or back trouble should not ride the slides. Rider assumes all risk of injury due to misuse of this slide or failure to follow these rules.
Only one rider allowed on the slide at a time. Absolutely no trains or chains of riders permitted. Children may not ride in the laps of adults.
There is no masks, goggles, clothing with metal elements, floatation devices, water wings, water socks or shoes allowed on the slides.
Foreign object are not allowed in pockets and no jewelry may be worn while riding the slides.
Click here for a complete list of pool and slide rules.
a. Prior to the commencement of new construction, the erection, assemblage, or placement of a structure and/or appurtenances on a property except as specified in subsection (b)(4) of this section.
b. Prior to the commencement of an enlargement of enclosed space or the alteration, movement, or conversion of any existing structure and/or appurtenance, except as specified in subsection (b)(4) of this section.
c. Prior to the initiation of a new use or addition of a new activity that may be subject to different development requirements or lot development standards.
d. In order to utilize a variance in accordance with KGBC 18.150.020(f)(5) and 18.150.030(f)(6) and/or a conditional use permit in accordance with KGBC 18.155.110, that have been granted by the planning commission.
a. Structures 120 square feet or less
b. Decks under 30 inches in height
1. An application for a sign permit.2. A drawing or illustration of the sign with dimensions provided as well as the sign material.3. A simple site plan showing the location of the sign on the property.4. If the sign is freestanding, an elevation of the sign must be provided showing the height of the sign from the adjacent grade.