Yakutat, Alaska

Yaakwdáat "the place where canoes rest"

Mayor and Assembly


The Borough Assembly meets on the  first and third  Thursdays of each month. Meetings begin at 7:00 PM at the Yakutat High School Auditorium. Meetings are broadcast on the local radio station when possible. 



The Borough Mayor is elected at large every two years.  The Mayor presides over the Borough Assembly, does not have a vote except in the case of a tie, and has veto power. Yakutat is a Home Rule Borough, with an Assembly/Manager form of administration. 


The Borough Assembly members are elected at large to terms of three years, with no term limits.


Borough Elections are held every third Tuesday of October.