|The new Atka Administrator maintains an office in Anchorage and travels to Atka when necessary. The Mayor and City Council are responsible for daily supervision of staff including supervision of the Administrator. The administrator's office is connected to Atka via fax, e-mail, and phone. The Administrator previously worked a number of years handling accounting in her own personal business. Her duties include grant writing, grant administration, planning, council meeting preparation, finances, and preparing reports. The city has two operators, one currently certified in water treatment and in wastewater treatment. They are paid $17.65 /hr and work full-time. They both have additional duties in other city departments.
The Atka City Council meets monthly for regular meetings. The Administrator schedules special meetings when the need arises. All meetings comply with the Open Meeting Act.
The city has adopted a Water/Sewer Utility ordinance. The ordinance provides for flat rate service fees for four classes: residential, public facility, commercial, and contract. Currently the city is not charging for water/sewer services and subsidizes the utilities and public services with general funds. The city has adopted an organizational chart that identifies positions and duties for each position.