Vision: Guiding Girdwood Land Use: Creating a framework for the future of Girdwood

The mission of Imagine! Girdwood is to fund and complete a transparent, inclusive rewrite of the Girdwood Comprehensive Plan to guide Girdwood land use in an orderly and understandable process that is respectful of all views

Regular public meetings are held 4th Wednesday of each month - more details

Latest News

12/17/2023 Pre-Draft Land Use Maps - Response to Public Comments

The document below includes responses to distilled Public Comments on the pre-draft Land Use maps presented in October. This will be a discussion topic at the Dec-20 regular meeting.

Note this is a draft document, subject to revision.

Distilled Comments Table Responses - 12.13.2023.pdf

Meeting Materials from October 11, 2023 Community Open House 

** The comment period on the Land Use Plan Maps closed on Sunday November 5, 2023 **


Presentation slides

Presentation video (re-recorded at Oct-25 regular meeting)

Scenario A.pdf
Scenario B.pdf

Current Land Use Map from the 1995 plan


Final Public Comment Packet

05/16/2023 The 2005 Girdwood Airport Master Plan and Environmental Assessment

Since there is much interest in potential development at Girdwood Airport, we have a posted a copy of the 2005 Girdwood Airport Master Plan and the related Girdwood Airport Environmental Assessment.

5/10/2023 In-Person Land Use Map Exercise 

6-8p Girdwood Community Center
Led by Holly Spoth-Torres, Huddle AK

HOMEWORK: Become familiar with the following tools to make for better participation in Wednesday's meeting

1) Land Use Category Definitions from the 1995 Girdwood Area Plan Here

2) The 1995 Land Use Plan Map in an online format:

The example Land Use Map that was used during the workshop to spark discussions:

11/10/2022 Girdwood Inc. and Imagine! Girdwood awarded ARPA funding

At their November 9th meeting, the Anchorage Assembly granted $140,000 to  Girdwood Inc. & Imagine! Girdwood to complete a full update of the 1995 Girdwood Area Plan. The update project started in 2018 and was split into 5 phases, the first 3 of which have been completed.

5/1/2022 Existing Conditions Report *UPDATED 12.12.22*

Existing Conditions, Land Suitability and Housing Forecast - Updated

11/10/2020 Imagine! Girdwood Virtual Town Hall

The virtual public meeting was held on November 10th 2020. 

1. Watch a recording of the November 10, 2020, public meeting below or at this link.