Alaska At Its Best

Sunday, March 18, 2018     32.0°    Light Snow Fog/Mist
Discover Palmer...Something's happening here...

From the majestic Pioneer and Twin Peaks in the Chugach Range to the Talkeetna Mountains in South central Alaska, Palmer is framed in breathtaking beauty. Located 42 miles northeast of Anchorage on the Glenn Highway in the Matanuska Valley, the city's unique history and heritage are unparalleled in the state. Click here for further information on the history of Palmer... 


City of Palmer Snow Removal Priorities and tips

City snowplowing priorities can be found here: Snow Plowing  Helpful driveway clearing tips can be found here: Driveway clearing.


City of Palmer is Seeking Applications for a Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board Member 

The City of Palmer is seeking applications from citizens to serve on the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board (PRCRAB). This is an opportunity to be part of a valuable team governing your community.

The “Board/Commission Application” may be obtained by clicking here or from the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall (231 W. Evergreen Ave.). A completed application must be received by the City Clerk’s Office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2018.

The Mayor reserves the right to extend the deadline and accept late applications. The Mayor nominates members with confirmation by City Council. Applicants will be notified of the date the City Council will consider the appointment and should plan on attending.

The City Council is seeking applications to fill a vacant seat with a term expiring on October 31, 2020. The purpose of the PRCRAB is to develop, support, and advise the City Council on all matters pertaining to City parks, recreation and cultural programs and projects; provide input and recommendations on issues relating to placement of memorials and plaques on City property; and provide input on the annual budget for City parks, recreation, and cultural programs and projects.

Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month in the evening.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Have interest in parks, recreation, trails, playgrounds, bikeways, the arts, and the general public.
  • Able to serve the remainder of the term from time of appointment through October 31, 2020.


Pay Your Utility Bill Online

You asked for it and it's here! Click here to pay your utility bill online. Please contact the Finance Department at 745-3271 with questions.


City of Palmer Feedback Form

Our employees are here to serve the public courteously and efficiently. Please let us know if we are succeeding and how we might do better. Please take a minute to complete this questionnaire by clicking here. Your responses are important in helping us to improve our services. 



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