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Mayor and city council home

The City of Hoonah government is based on a council-mayor form.  The mayor and six council members are elected by direct vote of registered voters in Hoonah, according to city and state statutes.

The mayor acts as chief administrator of the city, is elected at large and serves a term of three years. While not a member of the council, the mayor presides over council meetings. The mayor appoints all members of commissions, boards and advisory committees, subject to council confirmation.

The City Council serves as representatives of the citizens of Hoonah.  The council generally meets on the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m.  Council meetings are open to the public.

See the Hoonah City Code for a full description of the city government, elected officials, etc.

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