Southeast Alaska Chinook Salmon Fishery Mitigation Program
Salmon Fishery Infrastructure – 2012-2015

Grant Awards:

A competitive grant process was conducted for infrastructure projects in April 2013 by the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development (DCCED), Division of Community and Regional Affairs. The following projects were approved and funded in the 2013 cycle:

Grantee Project Award
Tonka Seafoods, Inc. Sport Fishermen Service Float $298,143.60
City of Craig False Island Fish Cleaning Station Float $204,100.00
Petersburg Borough Harbor Department Petersburg Fish Cleaning Float $225,800.00
City and Borough of Sitka Ice Making and Storage Infrastructure $116,724.00
City of Craig Ice House Storage Expansion Project $215,000.00
Petersburg Borough Harbor Department Petersburg Troller Work Float $45,910.00
Seafood Producers Cooperative Portable Slurry Ice Machine $293,455.00

In May 2014, an additional funding opportunity utilizing the remaining funds not awarded or fully utilized in previous cycles was made available to all grantees with current DCCED funded salmon infrastructure projects. A review committee assessed the additional funding requests and recommendations were made to, and approved by, the DCCED Commissioner’s office. The following infrastructure projects received additional funding that increased their total award level:

Grantee Project Award
Coastal Cold Storage Freshwater Ice Maker and Refrigeration Unit $85,073
Petersburg Economic Development Council Improved Ice Access at Petersburg Cold Storage $40,116
Haines Borough Fish Waste Disposal $37,500
Sea Level Seafoods Ice System Upgrade $200,000