City Manager

Paul Ostrander
As the City’s Administrator, the City Manager is charged with the administration of the operations of the City. The City Manager is responsible for preparation and submittal of the annual budget to the City Council, in addition to keeping the Council informed on fiscal matters and future needs of the City. The City’s Economic Development and Land Leasing programs are administered by the City Manager’s office.

 

Paul was born and raised in Alaska, moving from Yakutat to Kenai in 1968.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Montana State University. In 2003, Paul founded and operated Alaska Wireless Communications, a cellular and internet provider on the Aleutian Chain.  After selling the business in 2008, Paul consulted on various telecommunication projects around the State of Alaska.  Beginning in 2011, Paul served as the Chief of Staff for Mayor Mike Navarre at the Kenai Peninsula Borough before joining the City as City Manager in 2017.  He and his wife Teri, have two daughters, Taylor and Allie.  Paul enjoys fishing, hunting, hiking, running, and travel.


Paul Ostrander

City Manager 

postrander@kenai.city

 

Christine Cunningham

Assistant to the City Manager

ccunningham@kenai.city


 

210 Fidalgo Avenue 

Kenai, Alaska 99611 

Phone: (907) 283-8223 

Fax: (907) 283-3014