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​Girdwood Board of Supervisors

Girdwood Valley Service Area
Non-Emergency Police:  907-783-3223
Whittier Police Service FAQ

Emergency? Call 911

*GBOS Non-Profit Recreation Grant Cycle Opens May 1, 2019 and closes June 21, 2019.  Applications are available on line and at the Library, Community Room and Post Office bulletin boards, or download the instructions and application here:

GBOS Non-Profit Recreation Grant 2020 Instructions
GBOS Non-Profit Recreation Grant 2020 Application

​GBOS Meetings

(GBOS Regular Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month)

GBOS Regular Meeting:
Date: Monday, June 17, 2019
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Girdwood Community Room

GBOS Budget Work Sessions:
Session 1  MON July 8  5:30PM   Girdwood Community Room
Session 2  MON July 29 2:30PM  Anchorage City Hall 8F Conference Room
Session 3  MON Aug 12 5:30PM  Girdwood Community Room

GBOS/GFR BOD Semi Annual Meeting
Date:    Monday, June 17, 2019
Time:    6:30PM
Location:  Girdwood Community Room

GBOS GFR BOD Semi-Annual Joint Meeting June 2019 Agenda draft
GBOS June 2019 Agenda draft revised 6.14.19
June revised packet
GBOS May 2019 minutes draft revised
May 2019 Packet final.pdf
GBOS Special Meeting re OMA and Ethics Minutes final
GBOS April 2019 Minutes Final
GBOS April 2019 Minutes 
GBOS April Meeting packet
GBOS PSAC Joint work session April 4 2019 minutes final
GBOS Special Meeting re crosswalk bids minutes final
GBOS March 2019 minutes final
GBOS March Meeting packet
GBOS February 2019 minutes final
GBOS February Meeting packet
GBOS Special Meeting re 2018 budgets minutes final 
GBOS 2019 Special Meeting packet
GBOS Jan 21 2019 Meeting Minutes 
GBOS Jan Regular meeting packet final
GBOS Work Session re: Capital Projects minutes 
GBOS/GFR Semi Annual Meeting 12.17.18 minutes
GBOS December 17, 2018 minutes
GBOS Special Meeting 12.7.18 minutes 
GBOS Regular Meeting November 19, 2018 Minutes 
GBOS Special Meeting October 29, 2018 minutes 
GBOS Regular Meeting October 15, 2018 minutes
GBOS Special Meeting re bonding and lawsuit minutes
GBOS Regular meeting Sept 17, 2018 minutes 
GBOS Special Mtg RE: GFD budget, Cemetery, CIP minutes
GBOS 2019 Non-Profit Grant Presentations 8.27.18 minutes
GBOS Regular Meeting August 20, 2018 minutes 
GBOS Budget Meeting #3 August 15, 2018 minutes
GBOS Budget Meeting #2 July 30, 2018 minutes
GBOS Budget Meeting #1 July 24, 2018 minutes
GBOS Regular meeting July 16, 2018 minutes 
GBOS Regular Meeting June 18, 2018 minutes 
GBOS/GFR Joint meeting June 18, 2018 minutes
Click here to go to GBOS video meetings

GBOS Items of Interest:
    DOT Response to GBOS regarding Sweeps 2019
    GBOS Letter to DOT regarding Sweeps Jan 2019

    Statement regarding Girdwood Governance Association Dec 2018
    Letter to DOT Commissioner RE Sweeps
    Response from DOT Commissioner RE Sweeps
Public Safety Advisory Committee:
PSAC Meetings are held the first Monday of every month. 
PSAC Meetings falling on holidays may be rescheduled and will be posted with alternate date with a least 1 week notice.

Regular Monthly Meeting:
Date:     Monday, July 1, 2019
Time:     7:00PM
Location:     Girdwood Community Room

PSAC Regular Meeting June 3 agenda final
PSAC Regular Meeting June 3 minutes draft
PSAC Special Meeting May 20 minutes final
PSAC Regular Meeting May 6 minutes final
PSAC May Packet
PSAC Regular Meeting & GBOS Joint Meeting 4.4.19 minutes final
PSAC Regular Meeting & GBOS Joint Meeting packet
PSAC Special Meeting 3.19.19 minutes final
PSAC Regular Meeting 3.4.19 minutes final
PSAC March Meeting Packet
PSAC Regular Meeting 2.4.19 minutes
PSAC February Meeting Packet
PSAC Work Session RE: Policing contract minutes 
PSAC Regular Meeting 1.7.19 minutes 
PSAC January Meeting  Packet
PSAC Regular Meeting 12.3.18 minutes
PSAC Regular Meeting 11.5.18 CANCELED
PSAC Regular Meeting 10.1.18 minutes
PSAC Regular Meeting 9.11.18 minutes
PSAC Work Session with APD Minutes 
PSAC Regular Meeting 8.6.18 minutes 
PSAC Regular Meeting 7.2.18 minutes 
PSAC Regular Meeting 6.4.18 minutes 

Items of Interest:      
PSAC Review of Public Safety Options
WPD Responses March 1 - March 31, 2019
WPD Responses Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2019
WPD Responses Jan 1 - Jan 31, 2019
WPD Responses 2018
Chart of public safety activity 2018
Girdwood Police Dept budget and comparisons
GBOS Letter to Governor and Mayor requesting Seward Highway enforcement
Safety Corridors Audit re Seward Highway
AST ending service to Turnagain Arm communities within MOA
Public Safety Service Long Term Contract Final
Public Town Hall Meeting Power point Presentation

GBOS/LUC Quarterly Meeting
GBOS and LUC meet as needed at least twice per calendar year.

Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
Time: 6:00PM
Location:  Girdwood Community Room

    GBOS/LUC​ Jan 21, 2019 Meeting Agenda final
    GBOS/LUC Jan 21, 2019 Minutes final
    GBOS/LUC September 17, 2018 Meeting canceled
    GBOS/LUC June 18, 2018 Meeting canceled
    GBOS/LUC March 19, 2018 Meeting Minutes
GBOS & Municipal Manager Quarterly Meeting
Date: Monday, July 29, 2019
Time: 4PM
Location: Anchorage City Hall​
    MOA GBOS Apr 22 2019 Agenda final.doc
    MOA GBOS Apr 22 2019 minutes 
    GBOS MOA Quarterly Meeting Jan 28, 2019 minutes
    GBOS MOA Quarterly Meeting October 29, 2018 Minutes
    GBOS MOA Quarterly Meeting July 30, 2018 minutes

Land Use Meetings

(LUC Regular Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of each month)

Land Use Committee (LUC) Meeting:
Date:  Monday, July 8, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Girdwood Community Room

    LUC June 2019 agenda final
    LUC June 2019 minutes draft
    LUC June packet
    LUC May 2019 minutes final
    LUC May packet 
    LUC April 2019 minutes
    LUC April meeting packet
    LUC March 11, 2019 minutes
    LUC March meeting packet 3.6.19
    LUC February 11, 2019 minutes
    LUC February meeting packet 
    LUC January 14, 2019 minutes 
    LUC January meeting packet 
    LUC December 10, 2018 minutes
    LUC November 12, 2018 minutes
    LUC October 8, 2108 Minutes
    LUC September 2018 Minutes 
    LUC August 2018 Minutes 
    LUC July 2018 meeting canceled
    LUC June 2018 Minutes

LUC Items of Interest:

HLB 5 and 1 year work plans draft 2019.  *Comments due 8AM Feb 4, 2019
Public Notice: Onsite marijuana consumption endorsement
MOAHPP Girdwood Summary DRAFT
HLB 5 and 1 Year Work Plans 2018
Watershed Management Mapping and Information     

Land Use Title 21 Chapter 9 Review Committee 
Land Use Regulations review committee meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Monday of each month at 6PM. Meetings in July and August 2019 are likely to be cancelled.

Date:        TBD​
Time:        6PM
Location:    Girdwood Community Room

    21.9 Review Committee meetnig June 10 CANCELED
    21.9 Review Committee 5.13.19 minutes draft
    21.9 Review Committee 4.8.19 minutes draft
    21.9 Review Committee 3.11.19 minutes draft
    21.9 Review Committee 3.11.19 minutes draft
    21.9 Review Committee 2.11.19 minutes draft revised
    21.9 Review Committee 1.14.19 minutes draft
    21.9 Review committee 12.10.18 minutes draft
    21.9 Review Committee 11.12.18 minutes draft
    21.9 Review Committee 10,8.18 minutes draft revised
    21.9 Review Committee 9.10.18 minutes draft
    21.9 Review Committee 8.13.18 minutes  
    21.9 Review Committee 7.17.18 notes

Girdwood Housing Working Group

Housing Working Group Items of Interest:
Proposal to change Accessory Dwelling Unit code 4.12.19
Summary of ADU Change proposal 4.12.19

Ad-hoc group meeting to research housing in Girdwood.
Meetings are general scheduled the WED the week of Land Use Meetings.

Date:    Wednesday, July 10 , 2019 ** This meeting may cancel
Time:    7PM
Location:    Girdwood Community Room

Housing Working Group May 2019 agenda final
Housing Working Group June 2019 minutes draft
Housing Working Group May 2019 minutes final
Housing Working Group April 2019 Minutes draft
Housing Working Group 3.13.19 minutes draft
Housing Working Group 2.13.19 minutes
Housing Working Group 1.16.19 minutes draft
Housing Working Group 12.11.18 minutes draft
Housing Committee 11.13.18 minutes draft
Housing Committee 10.9.18 Minutes draft

Girdwood Trails Meetings

(Girdwood Trails Committee Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of each month)

Trails Committee Items of Interest:
Approved Report on the Forest Loop Trail revised 1.19
Proposed Trail Management Objectives form
New Trail Proposal Flow Chart draft v7
Girdwood Mtn Bike Alliance Proposed Master Plan Rev 2.1.19
Girdwild Girdwood Wild and Primitive Area proposed plan
Multi-Use Trail Map
Multi-Use Trail Subcommittee documentation
Multi-Use Trail Subcommittee email
Multi-Use Trail Subcommittee appendix
Girdwood Trails Management Plan 4.30.18
USFS GBOS Trails MOU Exp 1.31.22 
Mountain Bike Alliance proposed trail 4.11.17
Nordic Ski Updated trail proposal 2.6.18

2019 Update of Girdwood Trails Management Plan Meetings:
Date:    TBA
Time:    6PM
Location:    Girdwood Community Room

    GTMP May 2019 Agenda draft​​
    GTMP April 2019 Minutes draft​
    GTMP Update 3.5.19 minutes draft

    GTMP Update 2.19 canceled
    GTMP Update 1.8.19 minutes draft
    GTMP Update 12.4.18 minutes draft

    GTMP Update 11.6.18 minutes draft
    GTMP Update 10.2.18 minutes draft

    GTMP Update 8.14.18 minutes draft revised
    GTMP Update 6.5.18 minutes draft

Girdwood Trails Committee Meeting
*June 2019 and July 2019 meetings are trail work projects.   

Date: TUE July 2, 2019
Time: 7PM
Location:  TBA

GTC June 4, 2019 Work party on the Lower Iditarod NHT​​
GTC May 7 2019 Agenda final
GTC May 7 2019 Minutes draft
Final packet May 2019
GTC April 2 2019 Minutes final
GTC April 2, 2019 meeting packet
GTC March 5, 2019 minutes final
GTC March 5, 2019 meeting packet    
GTC February 5, 2019 minutes
GTC February Meeting Packet revised 2.4.19
GTC January 8, 2019 minutes 
GTC January 8, 2018 meeting packet
GTC December 4, 2018 minutes 
GTC November 6, 2018 minutes 
GTC October 2, 2018 minutes
GTC September 4, 2018 minutes
GTC August 14, 2018 minutes 
GTC July 3, 2018 Meeting canceled


Girdwood Cemetery Committee

Date:       TBA, 2019
Time:       TBA
Location:  TBA
Cemetery Meeting May 1, 2019 agenda final
Cemetery Meeting May 1, 2019 minutes draft​ ​ ​
Cemetery Meeting May 1 Packet
Cemetery Meeting April 4, 2019 minutes draft
Cemetery Meeting March 2019 canceled
Cemetery Meeting Feb 7, 2019 minutes
Cemetery Meeting February Packet
Cemetery Meeting January 15, 2019 minutes draft
Cemetery Meeting January Packet
Cemetery meeting December 18, 2018 minutes draft
Cemetery Meeting November 13, 2018 meeting canceled
Cemetery Schematic Design informal follow-up meeting notes
Cemetery Schematic Design Kick-off minutes draft
Cemetery Meeting October 16, 2018 minutes draft
Cemetery Meeting September 18, 2018 minutes draft
Cemetery Meeting August 14, 2018 canceled
Cemetery Meeting July 17, 2018 minutes draft
Cemetery Meeting June 12, 2018 meeting canceled

Cemetery Document Library:
Cemetery Schematic Design Report Draft 3.19
Cemetery MP Analysis Report Summary
Cemetery Schematic Design Phasing proposal 1.19
Preliminary MP Diagram 12.18
CRW Schematic Design Fee proposal Oct 2017
CRW Schematic Design letter Oct 2017
Overlay map of the proposed cemetery site
CRW Cemetery Feasibility Study December 2016

Girdwood Area Plan
GAP is no longer a sub-committee of the GBOS. 
GAP typcially meets the 4th THU of each month from 6P-8P in the Girdwood Community Room.  
GAP meetings are posted on the GAP website:​
GAP Items of Interest:
GAP Operating Principles
GAP Committee 4.11.19 agenda draft revised 4.9.19
GAP Committee 2.26.19 minutes draft
GAP Committee 2.26.19 packet
GAP Committee 1.24.19 minutes
GAP Committee 12.27.18 minutes
GAP Committee 11.28.18 minutes
GAP Committee 10.24.18 minutes
GAP Committee 9.27.18 minutes
GAP Committee 8.30.18 minutes
GAP Committee 7.25.18 minutes
GAP Special Meeting 7.13.18 minutes
GAP Committee 6.27.18 minutes
GAP Committee 5.24.18 minutes
GAP Committee 3.28.18 minutes

To receive archived copies of minutes or agendas, please contact Margaret Tyler 907-343-8373.  

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Board Members

GBOS Board Members

Seat A: Jerry Fox, Public Safety Supervisor, GBOS Co-Chair

Seat B:  Eryn Boone, Fire Dept. Supervisor

Seat C:  James Glover, Jr.​, Roads and Utilities Supervisor

Seat D:  Mike Edgington, Land Use
Supervisor, GBOS Co-Chair

Seat E:  Christina Hendrickson, Parks and Recreation/Cemetery Supervisor

GBOS Rules & Procedures Rev 4.16.18

GBOS 406 Capital Investment Fund Procedures
Girdwood Valley Service Area Map
GBOS/LUC Procedure to hear items outside of the GVSA

Land Use Committee Members

Brian Burnett, Chair
Kevin McDermott, Vice-Chair
Mary Thomas, Vice-Chair

LUC Operating Principles

Land Use Documents
Marijuana Memorandum of Understanding for Retail Stores (template)

Marijuana Special Land Use Permit Process

Conditional Use Permit Process

Girdwood Trails Committee Members

Carolyn Brodin, Chair
Barb Crews, Vice Chair
Kate Sandberg, Vice Chair
Diana Livingston, Treasurer

Trails Committee Operating Procedures

Girdwood Public Safety Advisory Committee
Seat A, Jason Porter​​​
Seat B: Ken Waugh
Seat C:  Mike Opalka
Seat D:  Guy Wade

GPSAC Operating Procedures

Girdwood Valley Service Area Staff & Contact Information

PO Box 390
Girdwood, AK 99587
Phone:  343-8374

Kyle Kelley, Service Area Manager
Road Maintenance, Parks & Recreation, Facility Scheduling & Maintenance

Margaret Tyler, Girdwood Administrative Officer
GBOS Secretary, Parks & Recreation

2018 Parks and Rec Year End Report
2018 Road Service Year End Report

2017 Parks and Rec Year End Report
2017 Road Service Year End Report


Request for Community Room Rental Form
Request for Park/Pavilion Permit Rental Form
Alcohol Waiver Form

Little Bears Park Fence Picket Donation Form
Girdwood Skate Park Donation Form