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Girdwood Valley Service Area
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Girdwood Board of Supervisors
Land Use Committee
Girdwood Trails Committee
Housing Working Group​
Title 21 Chapter 9 Review​

Girdwood Trails Plan Interactive Mapping & Meeting
​View the 11.19.2020 Public Meeting Presentation
Watch the meeting video on Yo​utube​

​View and add your ideas to​ the Interactive Map ​
If you need help or want to provide comments via email, contact Kyle Kelley​ via email or 343-8374

The Draft 2021 Heritage Land Bank Annual Work Program and 2022-2026 5-Year Management Plan​ is open for the 45-day public review period. 
The HLBAC public hearing is tentatively scheduled for December 10, 2020.
​Comments may be submitted to

​GBOS Meetings

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

GBOS Regular Meeting:
Date: Monday, December 21, 2020
​Time: 7:00​PM
Location: Via Teleconference 

GBOS November 16 2020 agenda final
GBOS November 16 2020 minutes draft
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
GBOS work session re Community council minutes final
GBOS Work Session 9.28.20 meeting packet
GBOS September 21 2020 minutes final
GBOS September 21 meeting packet final
GBOS September 15 2020 Non-profit Recreation Grant Presentation minutes final
GBOS 2021 Non-Profit Rec grant presentations final
GBOS August 17 2020 minutes final
GBOS August Regular meeting packet final
GBOS 8.17.20 Budget Work Session 3 minutes final
GBOS Budget meeting 3 packet
GBOS 7.28.20 Special Meeting Budget Session 2 minutes final
GBOS 7.28.20 ​Special Budget meeting 2 packet
GBOS July 20 2020 minutes final
GBOS 7.20.20 meeting packet final
GBOS Special Meeting RE Supervisor Roles 7.20.20 minutes final
GBOS 7.14.20 Budget Work Session 1 minutes final
GBOS Budget Work Session 1 final meeting packet
GBOS special meeting June 22 2020 minutes final
GBOS June 15 2020 minutes final
GBOS June 2020 meeting packet revised
GBOS May 2020 minutes final
GBOS Special Meeting May 18 re Seat E minutes final
GBOS May 18 packet final
GBOS Special Meeting May 14​ re Seat E minutes final
GBOS Special Meeting April 27 2020 minutes final
GBOS Special Meeting packet revised
GBOS April 2020 Minutes final
GBOS April 2020 packet final
GBOS Special Meeting April 2 2020 Minutes final
GBOS Special Meeting March 23 2020 minutes final
GBOS Special Meeting 3.23.20 packet revised
GBOS March 2020 Minutes final
GBOS March 2020 Meeting packet revised​​
GBOS February 2020 minutes final
GBOS Feb 2020 meeting packet
GBOS January 2020 Minutes final
GBOS Jan 27 meeting packet
GBOS Special Meeting Jan 6 2020 minutes final
GBOS Special Meeting RE Trails Plan packet

GBOS December 2019 minutes final
GBOS Dec 2019 Meeting packet rev 12.16.19
GBOS GFR Special Meeting December 12 2019 minutes final

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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
    Girdwood Secure Trash Regulation Zone Public Notice, July 11, 2019
    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 quarterly the first Monday of January, April, July, October. 
Additional meetings may be added as needed.

Next Regular Meeting:
Date:     January 4, 2021
Time:     7:00PM
Location:     TBA

PSAC Regular Meeting October 5 2020 agenda final
PSAC Regular Meeting October 5 2020 minutes draft
PSAC Regular Meeting July 6 minutes final
PSAC July 2020 Packet
PSAC Regular Meeting Apr 6 meeting canceled
PSAC Regular Meeting Jan 6 minutes final
PSAC Regular Meeting December 2 minutes final
PSAC Regular M​eeting November 6 minutes final
PSAC Regular Meeting October 8 minutes final

Items of Interest:      
MOA GVSA WPD Police Contract 2020-2023
Girdwood WPD Press Release
PSAC Review of Public Safety Options
Dec 2019 WPD Stats
Nov 2019 WPD stats
Oct 2019 WPD stats
Sept 2019 WPD Stats
Aug​ 2019 WPD Stats
July 2019 WPD Stats​​
April 2019 WPD Stats
March 2019 WPD Stats
Feb 2019 WPD Stats
Jan 2019 WPD Stats
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 Town Hall Meeting Power point Presentation

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

Date:   TBD
Time:    TBD
Location:  TBD

GBOS LUC Nov 16 2020 Joint Meeting agenda final
GBOS LUC Nov 16 2020 Joint Meeting minutes draft
GBOS LUC Joint Meeting minutes final
GBOS LUC Joint Meeting 2.27.20 packet final
GBOS LUC Joint Meeting minutes final
GBOS/LUC Jan 21, 2019 Minutes final

GBOS & Municipal Manager Quarterly Meeting 
Date: Monday, January 25, 2021 (Anchorage-based)​
Time: 4PM
Location: TBA

MOA GBOS Quarterly October 26 2020 agenda final
MOA GBOS Quarterly October 26 2020 minutes final
MOA GBOS 10.26.20 meeting packet
MOA GBOS Quarterly July 27 2020 minutes final
MOA GBOS 7.27.20 Meeting packet
​MOA GBOS April 27 meeting canceled
MOA GBOS Quarterly Jan 27 2020 agenda final
MOA GBOS Quarterly Meeting minutes final
MOA GBOS 10.28.19 minutes final
MOA GBOS Oct  28 2019 packet

Land Use Meetings

(LUC Regular Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of each month).
LUC will meet via teleconference only if there are critical items to discuss.
Regular meetings will resume once COVID-19 restrictions allow public meetings to take place. ​

Land Use Committee (LUC) Meeting:
Date:  Monday, December 14, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Via Teleconference

LUC November 9 agenda final
LUC November 9 minutes draft rev 11.12.20
LUC November 9 meeting packet revised
LUC October 12 meeting minutes final
LUC October 12 meeting packet revised
LUC September 14 2020 minutes final
LUC Sept 14 meeting packet final
LUC August 10 2020 minutes final
LUC 8.10.20 meeting packet final
LUC July 13 2020 minutes final
LUC July 2020 meeting packet
LUC June 8 2020 minutes final
LUC June 2020 meeting packet
LUC May 11 2020 minutes final
LUC May 2020 meeting p​acket
LUC April 13 2020 Minutes final
LUC April 2020 meeting packet
LUC March 2020 minutes final
LUC March 2020 meeting packet
LUC February 2020 minutes final
LUC Feb 10 Meeting packet final
LUC January 2020 minutes final
LUC Jan 2020 Meeting Packet

LUC December 2019 minutes final
LUC Dec 2019 meeting packet

LUC Items of​ Interest:
HLB 5 and 1 year work plans draft 2021 *Virtual Open House​ Dec 10, 2020
Historic Preservation outreach 12.19
HLB 5 and 1 year work plans draft 2020 ​
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..

Date:         December​ 14, 2020
Time:         6:30PM​
Location:    Via Teleconference 

21.9 Review Committee 10.12. 20 agenda final
21.9 Review Committee 10.12. 20 minutes draft
21.9 Review Committee 9.14.20 minutes draft
21.9 Review Committee 8.10.20 minutes final
21.9 Review Committee April- July 2020 meetings canceled
21.9 Review Committee 3.9.20 minutes final
21.9 Review Committee 2.10.20 CANCELED
21.9 Review Committee 1.13.20 minutes final
21.9 Review Committee 12.9.19 CANCELED
21.9 Review Committee 11.11.19 minutes final
21.9 Review Committee Nov 2019 packet
21.9 Review Committee 10.14.19 minutes final

 Title 21 Chapter 9 Review Committee Items of Interest:​

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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:    December 16, 2020
Time:    7PM
Location:    Via Teleconference

Housing working group November 2020 canceled​
Housing Working Group October 2020 minutes draft
Housing Working Group October 2020 packet
Housing Working Group September 2020 minutes final
Housing Working Group April - August 2020 meetings canceled
Housing Working Group March 2020 minutes final
Housing Working Group March 2020 packet
Housing Working Group Feb 2020 minutes draft
Housing Working Group worksession Jan 2020 minutes draft
Housing Working Group Dec 2019 minutes draft
Housing Working Group Nov 2019 minutes final
Housing Working Group Nov 2019 packet final

Girdwood Housing Working Group Items of Interest
Girdwood ADU​ proposed revisions
ADU summary of proposed changes

Girdwood Trails Meetings

(Girdwood Trails Committee Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of each month)
GTC Meetings scheduled for November 3 2020 have been shifted a week earlier and will occur on TUE October 27.

Trails Committee Items of Interest:
Girdwood Trails Plan Scope of work
New Trails Flow Chart and text draft
Approved Re​port on the Forest Loop Trail revised 1.19
Proposed Trail Management Objectives form
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 T​rails 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

​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
GTMP December 2019 meeting canceled    
GTMP Nov 2019 Minutes draft
GTMP October 2019 meeting canceled
GTMP Sept 2019 minutes draft
GTMP May 2019 minutes draft.
GTMP April 2019 Minutes draft​
GTMP March 2019 minutes draft

​Girdwood Trails Master Plan Regular Meeting
Date: December 1, 2020
Time: 6PM
Location: Via Teleconference

​​GTP 11.6.20 Workshop 3 agenda draft
GTP 11.6.20 Workshop 3 summary draft
GTP Work Session Packet 11.6.20
GTP 10.27.20 Agenda
GTP 10.27.20 Minutes draft
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
GTP Subcommittee methodology draft
GTP 3.3.20 Minutes approved

Girdwood Trails Master Plan Schedule revised
Interactive Trails Map​

Girdwood Trails Committee Meeting
Date: TUE December 1, 2020
Time: 7:30PM
​Location:  Via Teleconference

GTC November (10.27.20) Agenda final
GTC Nov (10.27.20) Minutes draft
GTC 10.27.20 meeting packet revised
GTC Oct 6 2020 Minutes final
GTC October meeting packet
GTC Sept 1 2020 Minutes final
GTC September meeting packet
GTC Aug 4 2020 Minutes f​inal
GTC August meeting packet 
GTC August meeting packet plat pages
GTC July 7 2020 minutes final
GTC July meeting packet
GTC June 2 2020 Meeting canceled
GTC June 2020 updates final
GTC May 5 2020 Meeting Canceled
GTC May 2020 updates revised
GTC Apr 7 2020 Meeting ​Canceled
GTC April 2020 updates
GTC Mar 3 2020 Minutes final
GTC March Meeting packet
GTC Feb 4 2020 Minutes Final
GTC Feb 2020 packet
GTC Jan 7 2020 Minutes final
GTC Jan 2020 meeting packet final
GTC Dec 3 2019 Minutes final
GTC December 2019 packet final
GTC Nov 5 2019 Minutes final
GTC Nov 2019 packet final


​​Girdwood Cemetery Committee

Date:       Thursday, November 5, 2020
Time:       12PM
Location:  ​Via Zoom Teleconference

Meeting ID: 859 9109 2085   Passcode: 644542
Dial in:          +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

Cemetery Nov 5 2020 agenda final
Cemetery Nov 5 2020 minutes draft
Cemetery Oct 8 2020 minutes draft
Cemetery September 10 2020 minutes 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 Document Library:
Girdwood Cemetery Schematic Report Final
Cemetery Schematic Design Report Draft 3.​19
Cemetery MP Analysis Report Summary
Preliminary MP Diagram 12.18
Overlay map of the proposed cemetery site
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.   

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Board Members

GBOS Board Members

Seat A: Jerry Fox, Roads and Utilities Supervisor; GBOS Co-Chair

Seat B:  Eryn Boone, Fire Dept. Supervisor

Seat C:  James Glover, Jr.​, Public Safety Supervisor

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

Seat E:  Briana Sullivan​​, Parks and Recreation/Cemetery Supervisor


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

Open Meetings Act
Open Meetings Act COVID-19


Land Use Committee Members

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

LUC Operating Principles rev 2020

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 & Treasurer
Barb Crews, Vice Chair
Kate Sandberg, Vice Chair

Trails Committee Operating Procedures

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

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