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Public Notices


2016 City of Valdez Budget Requests

The City of Valdez is now accepting applications from organizations seeking non-profit Community Service Organization grants and/or annual Community Events Support for calendar 2016.

Applications are available on the City website, or by contacting Magdalena McCay, Comptroller, at, 834.3454.

Applications are due to the Finance Department by 5pm, Monday, August 31, 2015.

City of Valdez

Invitation to Bid

2016 Janitorial Services

Contract # 1233

August 10, 2015

The City of Valdez is requesting proposals from qualified and interested firms or individuals to undertake a one (1) year contract for City of Valdez Janitorial Services, renewable at the option of the City of Valdez for two (2) additional one (1) year terms.

Sealed bids will be accepted until 2:00 pm local time on the 25th of August 2016, at the office of the Capital Facilities Director, 300 Airport Rd. Suite 201 or P.O. Box 307, Valdez, AK 99686. The bids will be publicly opened and announced at that time. Contractor(s) will be notified after completion of bid review.

A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held in the Conference Room of the Capital Facilities Department, 300 Airport Rd. Suite 201 on the 18th of August 2015, at 10:00 am.

Bid documents may be downloaded from the City of Valdez website at Documents are located under “Bids” on the lower right hand corner of the opening page. Bidders are encouraged to download, fill out and return the Request for Addendum form located at the link listed above to ensure receipt of any addendum issued for this contract.

Please contact Ashley Briggs at (907) 835-5478 Ext. 2, with any questions pertaining to this contract. You may also e-mail any questions to:

The City of Valdez reserves the right to waive any irregularities or informalities in a bid and to reject any or all bids.



One vacancy currently exists on the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive Association (VMHA) Board of Directors due to resignation. Board members are appointed by the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive Association Corporation (Valdez City Council). The term of office will be one year and four months, expiring in January of 2017. Individuals interested in serving on the museum board are encouraged to apply.

Applications are available at City Hall located at 212 Chenega Avenue or on the city website: Applications can be submitted to the City Clerk’s office by email to or dropped off at city hall. Deadline for submission is September 9th at 5pm for appointment by City Council on September 22nd, 2015.

This VMHA Board is the Museum’s governing body. The VMHA Board oversees the management and operation of the Valdez Museum under contract with the City of Valdez. Appointments will be made on the basis of the candidate’s willingness to serve in an unpaid capacity, on a candidate’s experience and/or education that may support and enhance achievement of museum corporation goals in preserving community history, in supporting community education programs, and in fostering economic growth in Valdez.

Information about specific responsibilities of the Board of Directors may be obtained from Patricia Relay, Museum Director at

Posted by:

Allie Hendrickson, Deputy City Clerk, 08/12/2015




The City of Valdez is currently accepting applications to fill vacancies on the Providence Valdez Medical Center Health Advisory Council. These positions are appointed by the Valdez City Council and shall each serve a three year term.


The Health Advisory Council and its members provide feedback and guidance to Providence regarding the operation of community Health Care Facilities. All guidance received from the Health Advisory Council by Providence is non-binding and advisory only. The Council is comprised of qualified representatives of the community serving with the intent of assisting the Medical Center in its mission of providing quality health care in Valdez and improving community health and wellness. The Health Council has an advisory role in policy formation, strategic development and oversight of health care programs and services. Regular meetings are held monthly with occasional special events where attendance is expected.

Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 212 Chenega Avenue, or on the city website at and must be submitted to the Deputy City Clerk by email, mailed to City of Valdez, Attn: Deputy City Clerk, PO Box 3074 Valdez, AK 99686 or delivered to City Hall by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday August 26, 2015 for appointment on Tuesday September 22, 2015.

Posted: August 5, 2015

Allie Hendrickson, Deputy City Clerk


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