Office of the City Clerk

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Laurie Sica
Municipal Clerk
TEL: 907-586-0216
FAX: 907-586-4552
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Beth McEwen
Deputy Clerk
TEL: 907-586-0203
FAX: 907-586-4552
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General Information

The Municipal Clerk's Office acts as Liaison with the CBJ Assembly, staff and the public and serves as Election Official for the municipality. The Municipal Clerk is responsible for:

  • administrating local elections, serving as a voter registration office for the State of Alaska; and reviewing compliance with Alaska Public Offices Commission requirements

  • providing notification of all official activities and meetings of the Assembly and its various committees in compliance with the Open Meetings Act 

  • administrating the activity of the Assembly, the Assembly Standing Committees and the Assembly appointed advisory boards and committees

  • administrating appeals to the Assembly regarding decisions of the Planning Commission and other quasi-judicial boards.

  • responding to requests for information from the public, CBJ staff, other municipalities, state officials, and both state and federal legislative offices

  • coordinating and maintaining office tracking system for correspondence and follow-up action

  • maintaining a comprehensive record system of all CBJ permanent and historic records; maintaining custody of the City and Borough seal; and attesting to CBJ documents such as minutes, legislation, plats, and Notices of Decisions, and ensuring compliance with the Open Records Act

  • assisting in the preparation of the Assembly budget, reviewing expenditures and assisting the Mayor's Executive Assistant with administration of approved budget

  • assisting in planning and attending special events on behalf of the CBJ

  • administering liquor and gaming license review.