The Bristol Bay Borough Public Works crew was awarded "Employee of the Year" by the Alaska Municipal League. The crew received their certificates at the regular Dec. 5, 2000, Assembly Meeting. The Public Works Department of Bristol Bay Borough provides many services to the public. They are charged with maintenance of the Borough's fleet of vehicles and equipment, including police vehicles, equipment at the port, and landfill. In addition, the department maintains various buildings occupied by the Borough functions. Public Works also provides road maintenance on all public roads not under control of the State of Alaska. This includes periodic grading, snow removal, and street drainage work. The Public Works Department may be contacted at 246-8223, by fax at 246-3408 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The shop in South Naknek can be reached at 246-6556.
The Borough also operates two landfills. The one at South Naknek is open at all times. The landfill between Naknek and King Salmon is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am until 6 pm (Winter hours, starting Nov 1 and going through April, are Tues, Thurs and Sat - 10am-6pm). This landfill is located about five miles east of Naknek, just off of the Alaska Peninsula Highway. It uses a bailer to reduce waste volume. Used oil and lead acid batteries are recycled. Telephone calls to the Naknek-King Salmon landfill should be to 246-4233.