Sitka Cross Trail Federal Grant Awarded: The city received word that $1.8 million in federal funds has been approved for constructing the intermodal Sitka Cross Trail from Harbor Mountain Road to Old Sitka. Sitka Trail Works Director Lynne Brandon submitted the request for funding to the Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP), administered by Western Federal Lands, on the city’s behalf. For more details, click on “CURRENT PROJECTS” at top of this page.
Public Comment Requested: Sitka Trail Works, in partnership with the City and Borough of Sitka, is planning Phase 6 improvements to the Sitka Cross Trail system. A public meeting to receive comment on the project was held on November 29th at Centennial Hall, Sitka. Detailed maps and information about this project were shared at this meeting and can be viewed by clicking on the Current Projects tab at top of this page.
The Phase 6 project will build a new multiuse component of the Cross Trail system extending from the Harbor Mountain Road to Starrigavan. The public input received will be a major factor in determining the final trail alignment.
Questions about the project may be directed to Lynne Brandon, Sitka Trail Works, (907) 747-7244. Please send an email to email@example.com. or written comments may be mailed to Sitka Trail Works at 801 Halibut Point Rd., Sitka, AK 99835. Comments need to be received by December 14.
Next STW Board of Director’s Meeting: Sitka Trail Works Board of Director’s meetings are open to STW members and the public.
When: Thursday, January 19th 12:00—1:30 PM
Where: Centennial Building
For more info, call the office at 747-7244.