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Girdwood Valley Service Area
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Title 21 Chapter 9 Review​
Girdwood Public Safety Advisory Committee​

​GBOS Meetings

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

GBOS Regular Meeting:
Date: Monday, October 18, 2021
​Time: 7:00​PM
Location: Via Teams Teleconference

GBOS September 20 2021 agenda final​​
GBOS 9.20.21 packet revised​​
GBOS August 16 2021 minutes final
GBOS Aug 16 Budget Work Session 3 minutes final
GBOS 8.16.21 regular meeting and budget work session meeting packet final
GBOS Aug 13 Budget Meeting 2 minutes final​​​​​
GBOS July 19 2021 minutes final
GBOS July 19 2021 meeting packet rev 7.21.21
GBOS July 20 Budget Work Session Minutes final
GBOS July 20 2021 Budget Work Session 1 meeting packet revised
GBOS Work Session RE Grants 6.29.21 minutes final
GBOS 6.29.21 Work Session packet
GBOS June 21 2021 minutes final
GBOS June 21 2021 meeting packet final​​​
GBOS May 24 2021 minutes final
GBOS May 17 2021 meeting packet rev
GBOS May 17 2021 minutes final
GBOS GFR BOD Work Session May 17 2021 minutes final
GBOS May 12 2021 Special Meeting minutes​​
GBOS April 30 2021 Special Meeting minutes
GBOS April 30 2021 Special Meeting packet
GBOS April 26 2021 Special Meeting minutes
GBOS 4.26.21 Special Meeting packet
GBOS April 19 2021 minutes final
GBOS April 19 2021 meeting packet revised​​​​
GBOS Special meeting 3.30.21 minutes final
GBOS 3.30.21 Special meeting re grants packet final​​​
GBOS Mar 15 2021 minutes final​​
GBOS March 15 2021 meeting packet rev
GBOS Special meeting 2.23.21 minutes final
GBOS Special meeting 2.23.21 meeting packet 
GBOS Feb 15 2021 minutes final
GBOS Feb 15 2021 meeting packet
GBOS Jan 18 2021 minutes final
GBOS Jan 18 2021 meeting packet final

GBOS December 21 2020 minutes final
GBOS December meeting packet final
GBOS GFR Work Session December 21 2020 minutes final
GBOS 12.2.20 Work Session re GBOS grants minutes final
GBOS 12.2 Work Session re grants packet
GBOS November 16 2020 minutes final
GBOS November 16 packet
GBOS 11.2.20 Special meeting re fire dept and handling community council topics minutes final
GBOS 11.2.20 Special Meeting packet
GBOS Special Meeting 10.26.20 Re building code minutes final
GBOS 10.26.20 Special Meeting packet
GBOS October 19 2020 minutes final
GBOS October 19 meeting packet revised 10.19.20

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GBOS Items of Interest:
    Anchorage Health Department Girdwood COVID-19 Letter
    ​GBOS LUC Objection Variance AMC 21.09.070F.3 Case S12532
    GBOS Letter re short term mitigation of sweeps
    GBOS Letter to DOT re speed limit on Crow Creek Rd

​Public Safety Advisory Committee
PSAC Meetings are scheduled for​ the first Monday of each month and at least quarterly, as needed. 

​Regular Meeting:
Date:     October 4, 2021
​Time:     7:00PM
Location:     TBD ​

PSAC Regular Meeting Sept 8 2021 agenda final
PSAC Regular Meeting Sept 8 2021 minutes draft
PSAC Regular meeting Sept 2021 meeting packet
PSAC Regular Meeting Aug 2 2021 minutes final
PSAC Regular Meeting July 2021 canceled
PSAC Regular Meeting June 2021 canceled​
PSAC Regular Meeting May 3 2021 minutes final
PSAC Regular meeting May 3 meeting packet​​​
PSAC Special Meeting April 5 2021 minutes final
PSAC Special Meeting April 5 2021 meeting packet
PSAC Regular Meeting March 1 2021 minutes final
PSAC Regular Meeting Dec 15 2020 minutes final
PSAC December 2020 meeting packet revised
PSAC Regular Meeting October 5 2020 minutes final

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Items of Interest:     
Girdwood May June July 2021 Stats
Girdwood March-April 2021 Stats
Girdwood Jan-Feb 2021 Stats
MOA GVSA WPD Police Contract 2020-2023
PSAC Review of Public Safety Options
Public Town Hall Meeting Power point Presentation

GBOS/LUC Joint Meetings
GBOS and LUC meet as needed at least twice per calendar year.

Date:     TBA
Time:     TBA
Location:  TBA

GBOS LUC April 29 2021 Joint work session agenda final
GBOS LUC April 29 2021 Joint work session minutes final
GBOS LUC 4.29.21 Joint meeting packet rev​​
GBOS LUC Nov 16 2020 Joint Meeting minutes final


GBOS & Municipal Manager Quarterly Meeting 
Date: Monday, October 25, 2021 (Girdwood Based)
Time: 4PM
Location: Girdwood Community Room​

MOA GBOS July 26 Quarterly Meeting agenda final
MOA GBOS July 26 Quarterly Meeting minutes final​​
MOA GBOS Quarterly April 26 agenda final
MOA GBOS Quarterly April 26 minutes final
MOA GBOS Quarterly 4.26.21 meeting packet
MOA GBOS Quarterly Jan 25 minutes final
MOA GBOS 1.25.21 Quarterly meeting packet rev​​​
MOA GBOS Quarterly October 26 2020 minutes final
MOA GBOS 10.26.20 meeting packet​​

Land Use Meetings

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

Land Use Committee (LUC) Meeting:
Date: ​ Monday, Oct 11, 2021 
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Via Teams Teleconference

LUC Sept 13 agenda final
LUC Sept 13 minutes draft
LUC Sept 2021 meeting packet revised​​​
LUC Aug 9 meeting canceled​​
LUC July 12 minutes final​​​​
LUC 7.12.21 meeting packet revised
LUC June 14 minutes final​​
LUC 6.14.21 meeting packet​​
LUC May 10 minutes final
LUC May 10 2021 meeting packet revised​​​
LUC April 12 2021 minutes​​
LUC 4.12.21 meeting packet final
LUC Mar 8 2021 minutes final
LUC 3.8.21 Meeting packet​​​
LUC Feb 8 minutes final
LUC 2.8.21 Meeting packet rev​​​
LUC January 11 minutes final
LUC Jan 11 meeting packet rev 1.11.21

LUC December 14 minutes final
LUC December 14 2020 packet
LUC November 9 minutes final
LUC November 9 meeting packet revised
LUC October 12 meeting minutes final
LUC October 12 meeting packet revised

​LUC Items of​ Interest:
HLB 5 and 1 year work plans draft 2021

Land Use Title 21 Chapter 9 Review Committee 
Land Use Regulations review committee meetings are now on break pending update to Girdwood Area Plan. 

21.9 Review Committee 5.10.21 agenda final
21.9 Review Committee 5.10.21 Minutes draft​​
21.9 Review Committee 4.12.21 meeting canceled​​
21.9 Review Committee 3.8. 21 meeting canceled​
21.9 Review Committee 2.8. 21 minutes draft
21.9 Review Committee Special meeting 1.25.21 minutes draft
21.9 Review Committee 1.11. 21 minutes draft
21.9 Review Committee 12.14. 20 minutes
21.9 Review Committee November 2020 meeting canceled
21.9 Review Committee 10.12. 20 minutes final
21.9 Review Committee 9.14.20 minutes final
21.9 Review Committee 8.10.20 minutes final

 Title 21 Chapter 9 Review Committee Items of Interest:​


Girdwood Housing Working Group

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

Date:    WED Oct 13, 2021​
Time:    7PM
Location:   Via Teams Teleconference

Housing Working Group Sept 2021 agenda draft
Housing Working Group August 2021 minutes draft
Housing Working Group July 2021 minutes final
Housing Working Group June 2021 meeting canceled​
Housing Working Group May 2021 minutes final​​​
Housing Working Group April 2021 meeting canceled
Housing Working Group March 2021 agenda final
Housing Working Group March 2021 minutes draft
Housing Working Group March 2021 meeting packet
Housing Working Group February 2021 minutes draft
Housing Working Group Feb 2021 meeting packet
Housing Working Group Jan 2021 minutes final​​
Housing Working Group December 2020 minutes
Housing working group November 2020 canceled​
Housing Working Group October 2020 minutes
Housing Working Group October 2020 packet
Housing Working Group September 2020 minutes

Girdwood Housing Working Group Items of Interest
Proposed ADU Code Amendment submitted 9.21
Girdwood ADUs_rev4
​​Webinar: Common Misconceptions Short Term Rental Hosts Have About Regulations
Webinar: Pre-ordinance Tips for a Successful Short Term Rental Compliance Program

Girdwood Trails Meetings

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

Trails Committee Items of Interest:
Girdwood Valley Trails Management Plan 2020 Revision
USFS GBOS Trails MOU Exp 1.31.22 

​Update of Girdwood Trails Management Plan Meetings:
GTMP is currently on hold while Girdwood Trails Master Plan is under development.

GTMP Jan 2020 Agenda draft
GTMP Jan 2020 minute​s

​Girdwood Trails Master Plan Regular Meeting
Girdwood Trails Master Plan Subcommittee work has been completed.

GTP 6.1.21 Agenda_Updated 5-26-21 draft
GTP 6.1.21 Minutes DRAFT
GTP 5.11.21 minutes draft
GTP 5.11.21 meeting packet​​
GTP 4.6.21 minutes draft
GTP 4.6.21 meeting packet
GTP 3.2.21 Minutes draft
GTP 3.2.21 meeting packet
GTP 2.16.21 Workshop 5 minutes draft
GTP 2.2.21 minutes draft​​
GTP 2.2.21 meeting packet
GTP 1.20.21 special meeting minutes draft​​
GTP 1.20.21 Special Meeting Packet rev​​
GTP 1.5.21 minutes draft
GTP 1.5.​21 meeting packet revised

GTP 12.1.20 Minutes draft
GTP 12.1.20 meeting packet
GTP 11.6.20 Workshop 3 summary draft
GTP Work Session Packet 11.6.20
GTP 10.27.20 Minutes Final
GTP 10.27.20 packet
GTP 10.6.20 minutes draft
GTP Workshop 2 9.17.20 minutes draft revised
GTP 9.1.20 minutes approved
GTP 9.1.20 Packet final
GTP Workshop 1 8.31.20​ minutes
GTP Report Workshop Presentation 8.31.20
GTP Workshop 1 8.31.20 meeting packet
GTP 8.4.20 Minutes approved
GTP Stakeholder Interviews Exec Summary - 7.28.2020

Girdwood Trails Master Plan schedule 2.8.21

Girdwood Trails Committee Meeting
Date: TUE October 5, 2021
Time: ​7PM
​Location:   Via Teams Teleconference thru March 2022:

GTC Sept 7 2021 agenda final
GTC Sept 7 2021 minutes draft
GTC 9.7.21 meeting packet final​​​
GTC Aug 3 2021 minutes final​​​​
GTC Aug 3 meeting packet final
GTC June 1 2021 minutes final
GTC June 2021 meeting packet
GTC May 4 2021 Minutes final​​
GTC May 4 2021 meeting packet
GTC April 6 2021 Minutes final
GTC April 6 2021 Meeting Packet
GTC March 2 2021 Minutes final​​​
GTC March 2 2021 Meeting packet​​
GTC Feb 2 2021 Minutes final​​
GTC Feb 2 2021 Meeting packet revised 2.1.21
GTC Jan 5 2021 minutes final
GTC Jan 2021 meeting packet​​

GTC Dec 1 2020 Minutes final
GTC December 2020 meeting packet final
GTC Nov 2020 Minutes final
GTC 10.27.20 meeting packet revised
GTC Oct 6 2020 Minutes final
GTC October meeting packet


​​Girdwood Cemetery Committee

Date:       Oct 6, 2021
Time:       12PM
Location:  TBA hybrid or Teams only

Cemetery September 8 2021 agenda final
Cemetery September 8 2021 minutes draft
Cemetery Sept 2021 Meeting packet​​​​
Cemetery July 15 2021 minutes draft
Cemetery Apr 1 2021 meeting notes
Cemetery Committee April 1 2021 packet final​​​
Cemetery Feb 4 2021 minutes draft​​
Cemetery Nov 5 2020 minutes draft
Cemetery Oct 8 2020 minutes draft
Cemetery September 10 2020 minutes

Cemetery Document Libr​ary:
Girdwood Cemetery Schematic Report Final
Cemetery MP Analysis Report Summary
CRW Cemetery Feasibility Study December 2016

Imagine! Girdwood (Girdwood Area Plan Update)
Imagine! Girdwood (GAP) is no longer a sub-committee of the GBOS. 
​Meetings are posted on their ​website

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


​Board Members

GBOS Board Members

Seat A: Jennifer Wingard​​, Public Safety 

Seat B:  Amanda Sassi​, Roads and Utilities

Seat C:  Guy Wade​​​; Fire Department

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

Seat E:  Briana Sullivan​​, Parks and Recreation/Cemetery; GBOS Co-Chair​


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

Open Meetings Act
Open Meetings Act COVID-19
Girdwood Public Meeting Standards of Conduct


Land Use Committee Members

Kevin McDermott, Chair
Diana Stram​​, Vice-Chair
Shannon O'Brien​, Vice-Chair

LUC Operating Principles rev ​2021​​

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
Deb Essex, Vice Chair
Kalie Harrison​, Treasurer

GTC Operating procedures Rev ​2021

Girdwood Public Safety Advisory Committee
Seat A, Jason Porter​​​
Seat B: Ken Waugh, Co-Chair
Seat C:  Mike Opalka, Co-Chair
Seat D:  Tommy O'Malley​

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

2020 GVSA Parks and Rec Year End Report
2020 GVSA Road Service Year End Report
2020 WPD End of Year Report
2020 GFR End of Year Report

2019 Parks and Rec Year End Report
2019 Road Service Year End Report

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