|The city council serves as the utility board, meets regularly, and actively enforces utility policy.
The administrator, formally trained in accounting and with over 10 years of advanced financial management experience for municipalities, serves as the primary bookkeeper. The city administrator oversees all public works programs including the water/wastewater utility and city projects. The administrator also serves as a water operator. An experienced administrative assistant assists with recordkeeping and reports directly to the city administrator. A trained water operator reports directly to the city administrator and oversees day to day utility operations.
Water/wastewater operator staff are trained, certified, and participate in training opportunities.
Utility staff is cross-trained for tasks including utility maintenance and operation, water/wastewater maintenance of private wells and septic systems, heavy equipment, and streets and roads.
Concerning the category entitled organizational, city has in place a comprehensive water/wastewater ordinance. RUBA recommended review of the ordinance in comparison to the sample published by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska.
The city council meets as required and complies with the Open Meetings Act.|