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City of Galena
P.O. Box 149
Galena, AK 99741
OFFICE (907)656-1301  FAX (907)656-1769
City Manager: Shanda Huntington


The mission of the City of Galena is to partner with our community to deliver services; preserve, protect and enhance the quality of life; and plan for the future.


Accountability- We accept responsibility for our operational and organizational decisions and actions while delivering cost effective and efficient services with the objective of doing our work right the first time.

Continuous Improvement - We provide the highest quality service with the resources available by promoting innovation and flexibility to meet the changing needs in the community.

Elected Officials – We will provide leadership, while listening carefully and respectfully to all points of view, to ultimately set policy and make decisions based on facts and what is in the best interest of the entire City.

Ethics - We set high standards for our personal, professional and organizational conduct and act with integrity as we strive to attain our mission.

Financial Health & Economic Development - We continue to enhance the financial stability and sustainability of the City by encouraging development, diversifying tax and revenue sources, and ensuring long-term viability of financial strategies.

Public Safety – We strive to provide our residents with a safe environment to live, work, shop, and play.

Respect - We are honest and treat our coworkers and the public with courtesy and dignity.

Strength in Diversity- We capitalize on the strength of diversity in our community through ongoing dialogue and gathering together to communicate, understand, and celebrate our differences and similarities.

Teamwork - We work together to plan, develop recommendations, deliver services and openly communicate with the public and each other by soliciting feedback and sharing information to achieve our goals.

Trust - We realize the perception of our organization is dependent upon the public's confidence in our commitment to our core values and to meeting the goals set collectively by the Mayor and City Council.