Sitka's Economic News

Multi -Purpose Dock

The Gary Paxton Industrial Park is on the verge of becoming substantial economic force in Sitka.  In November of 2016, the City and Borough of Sitka signed a contract for a deep water, multi-purpose dock at the industrial park.  This dock will be an tremendous engine for Sitka's economy and will provide much needed support for the marine industry.  The dock will have a grand opening in early 2018.  Learn more at

Comprehensive Plan

In 2016 the City of Sitka began a Comprehensive Planning process that would create a vision for Sitka for the next 20-30 years.  This plan is designed to guide policymakers when determining community goals and direction.  For more information read SITKA COMPREHENSIVE PLAN 2030.