Property Taxes Due Soon

The second installment of property taxes are due on or before Nov. 2, 2020. Payments will be considered delinquent on Nov. 3; penalty and interest will be added to unpaid balances. Payment are accepted at Cordova Center during business hours or in the after-hours dropbox. Please include the property parcel number with a check payment. Credit card payments are also accepted. Call (907) 424-6200 to pay by phone. If you have questions, contact (907) 424-6248 or (907) 424-6286.

Check Around Your Property

Residents are encouraged to take advantage of these next days before the snow sticks to winterize around your home and yard. Please remove any personal items in the city rights-of-way so snow plows will have room to work this winter.

Cordovans are asked to give their behaviors a second thought after a significant jump in COVID-19 cases throughout the community. The City Health Alert status is now at Level 3: Watch.

All residents and visitors are encouraged to follow safety recommendations regarding COVID-19, including gatherings.

  • Do the 3 W’s
    • Wear a mask (required in public)
    • Watch your distance
    • Wash your hands
  • Avoid the 3 C’s
    • Crowded places
    • Close contact settings
    • Confined/enclosed spaces

COVID-19 Testing

Please call ahead to pre-register. Current testing times are:

Ilanka Health Clinic - (907) 424-3622

  • Mondays and Fridays, 2-3 p.m.
  • Saturdays, noon – 1 p.m.
Cordova Community Medical Center - (907) 424–8000
  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9–9:30 a.m.

Visit the Cordova COVID-19 webpage for more information about safety precautions and daily case counts.

Happening this week

  • Monday, Oct. 19 - Alaska Day
  • Through Oct. 23 - Bidarki Rec Center closed

Temporary Closures

Orca Road and the City Burn Pile are intermittently closed to local traffic for road construction. The closures will take place 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays – Saturdays and 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sundays. The Alaska Department of Transportation expects the closures to last through Nov. 30.

Updated City Office Hours

  • City Hall - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
    • Front desk inquiries and pay bills
    • All other business by appointment, (907) 424-6200.
  • DMV - 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday. Closed for lunch 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. daily.
  • Library - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday
    • By appointment or curbside delivery, (907) 424-6667
  • Museum - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday 
  • Bob Korn Memorial Pool — open to the public at 8 a.m. Call 424-7200 for more information or to make an appointment. The pool is closed on Monday, Oct. 19 in observance of Alaska Day.
The Bidarki Rec. Center is closed until Oct. 23 to install new flooring. Facility renovations will require additional closures over the next several weeks.
Autumn can be a powerful time for reflection. If you find yourself inspired toward writing, consider joining October’s Poetry Showcase.  

Board and Commission Vacancies

Mayor Clay Koplin and the City Council are soliciting applications for the following City Board and Commission vacancies:
  • Library Board – 2 seats, terms to run through Nov. 2023
  • Planning & Zoning Commission – 3 seats, terms to run through Nov. 2023
  • Harbor Commission – 2 seats, terms to run through Nov. 2023
  • Parks & Recreation Commission – 1 seat, term to run through Nov. 2023
  • Historic Preservation Commission – 1 seat, term to run through Nov. 2023 
Fill out this online applicationemail the City Clerk or call (907) 424-6248. The deadline to be appointed to fill these vacancies is Nov. 24, 2020.

Your City Government

City Council Members (by seat)
A. Tom Bailer
B. Cathy Sherman
C. Jeff Guard
D. Melina Meyer
E. Anne Schaefer
F. David Allison
G. David Glasen
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