Soldotna's early residents depended on each other; today's residents frequently call on city employees when they have a problem. Here's how to reach the folks that keep Soldotna ticking:
Phone: 262-9107; fax: 262-1245
Web site: www.ci.soldotna.ak.us
Office hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday except holidays.
Address: 177 N. Birch St.
City manager: Tom Boedeker
City clerk: Patricia Burdick
Finance officer: Joel Wilkins
Public works: Steve Bonebrake
Planning and Zoning: Anna Johnson
Other City Departments
Soldotna Police Department
Police chief: Shirley Gifford
Phone: 262-4455; fax: 262-4421
For fire or other emergencies, call 9-1-1.
Office hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week
Address: 238 Wilson Lane
Soldotna Public Library
Head librarian: Margaret Brewster
Phone: 262-4227; fax: 262-6856
Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; noon to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; closed on Sunday
Address: 235 N. Binkley St.
Animal control officer: Marianne Clark
Office hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon-day through Friday except holidays.
Address: 205 S. Kobuk St.
Parks and Recreation
Director: Andrew Carmichael
Phone: 262-3150 (recording)
Soldotna Sports Center hours: Noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays, until the ice is installed; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. during the ice season, plus prearranged ice times.
Address: 538 Arena Ave.
For questions about camping and parks, call the sports center, 262-3151.
For campground information for Centennial and Swiftwater parks, call 262-5299.
To reserve the picnic pavilion at Soldotna Creek Park, call 262-6249.
Maintenance department manager: Don Deitz (acting)
Phone: 262-4672; fax: 262-2523
Office hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except holidays.
For questions about street maintenance or the Soldotna airport, call the shop, located on Funny River Road.
Wastewater Treatment Plant
Utility department manager: Rick Wood
Phone: 262-4205; fax: 260-2630
Office hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except holidays
Address: 215 S. Kobuk St.
Call the plant about water or sewer problems.
Mayor David Carey
Phone: 262-7675 (work, school year only), 260-6413 (home)
Mailing address: 119 Shady Lane, Soldotna, AK 99669
City Council Members:
Jim Stogsdill (Vice mayor)
Mailing address: 265 Arlington Court, Soldotna, AK 99669
Mailing address: 279 W. Corral, Soldotna, AK 99669
Mailing address: 317 Diane Lane, Soldotna, AK 99669
Mailing address: 292 Arlington Court, Soldotna, AK 99669
Mailing address: 344 Columbine St., Soldotna, AK 99669
Mailing address: P.O. Box 2931, Soldotna, AK 99669
The city seeks comments and ideas from citizens.
The Soldotna City Council meets at City Hall on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to participate.
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