City of Sitka seeking volunteers for newly formed commission

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The City and Borough of Sitka is looking for seven volunteers to serve on the newly formed Sustainability Commission.

    In a PSA sent by CBS, they explained that Membership shall include, to the extent deemed advisable by the Assembly and possible from the applicants, at least one individual with background or training as a sustainability professional and at least one individual of Alaska Native heritage with understanding and appreciation of the historical importance of sustainability on Tlingit Aaní. 

    The intent of the Commission is to work towards catalyzing a healthy community now and in the future by proposing solutions to environmental, social, and economic concerns of the CBS, its partners, and community members. 

    Members will be appointed at the October 11 Assembly meeting. 

    Applications are available online at or at the Municipal Clerk’s Office in City Hall, 100 Lincoln Street. 

    CBS said application must be submitted to the Municipal Clerk’s Office no later than noon on Monday, October 3.

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