Alaska Association of Harbormasters
and Port Administrators 

Each year, the membership of AAHPA adopts resolutions supporting various legislative actions that we believe will help to improve Alaska's port and harbor infrastructure and operations statewide. On this page you can find our resolutions by year, as well as additional updates and action alerts on these items. Stay tuned, and please contact us with any suggestions or questions!

Please consider taking action by working with your community to pass similar resolutions of support. If you have signed resolutions, letters or other information please send them to us!


2018 Resolutions

UPDATES: Similar resolutions have been passed in Cordova and Juneau 

Has your community or organization passed a resolution in support of these issues? Let us know! info@alaskaharbors.org

2017 Resolutions

UPDATES: Similar resolutions have been passed in CordovaJuneauKetchikan, Homer, SewardDillingham and by the Alaska Municipal League at their 2017 fall conference. 

Final Update for 2017: The Municipal Harbor Matching Grant was partially funded. 
UPDATES: Similar resolutions have been passed in SitkaCordovaJuneauKetchikan, Homer, SewardDillingham, and Unalaska and by the Alaska Municipal League at their 2017 fall conference and the Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Commission

Final Update for 2017: SB92 was passed by the Alaska Legislature in May, and the bill was signed by Governor Walker in October at the AAHPA annual meeting. Thanks to everyone for your fantastic efforts. This is only a first step, but it's a big and important one!

2016 Resolutions

UPDATES: Similar resolutions were passed in Ketchikan, Seward, SkagwayValdez, Seldovia, Haines, Homer, Unalaska, Juneau, Nome, Cordova, Petersburg and by the Alaska Municipal League.

December 2016: The Governor released his proposed budget, which includes $5M for the Harbor Facility Grant program in FY18.   

UPDATES: Similar resolutions were passed in Ketchikan, UnalaskaSeward, and Petersburg.

UPDATES: Similar resolutions were passed in Ketchikan and Seward, and by the Alaska Municipal League.

UPDATES: A similar resolution was passed in Ketchikan.

April 21, 2017 Letter from the State of Alaska Dept. Labor & Workforce Development agreeing on the interpretation of NEC 555.3 as expressed in AAHPA's Resolution 2016-4.


To serve and promote Alaska's ports and harbors. 
Alaska Association of Harbormasters and Port Administrators is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.          info@alaskaharbors.org

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