Articles by: cherylseese

Seward, Are You Building or Adding On?

April 17, 2014 6:02 am0 comments

Please join us today for the annual Permitting & Agency Information Day! It is from 11am-3pm at the Seward Community Library.  Agency representatives will be available to assist with your permit application, summer project and provide information on Planning, Permitting, Floodplain Development, Fisheries & Wildlife Management, Habitat & Wetlands, and other topics. Sponsored by the City of Seward Community Development, Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area, Kenai River Center, Alaska Fish & Game, US Fish & Wildlife Service, US Army Corps of Engineers.

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Hubbard’s Found Not Guilty!

April 16, 2014 11:09 am0 comments

Justice has been served. I thank all the jurors and judge for their commitment to work toward a just end. I am grateful that our justice system does work. I am grateful to live here.

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Mayor Navarre Available Here In Seward!

April 9, 2014 10:06 am0 comments

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will be visiting Seward on Tuesday, April 15. He will be available for informal discussion and questions with community members from 9:30 am until noon at the Seward Annex, in the Seaview Plaza, 302 Railway Avenue, Suite 122. Mayor Navarre welcomes input, insights and discussion on issues that affect the Seward area, including surrounding communities, as well as the Kenai Peninsula Borough. Individual appointments may be scheduled by calling Michele Aranguiz in the mayor’s office at 714-2157. The Borough Assembly is holding its regular meeting in Seward that evening. The agenda is posted on […]

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Attention

October 7, 2013 1:15 pmComments Off

The Seward Bear Creek Flood Board meeting tonight has been canceled. The next meeting is Monday October 21, 2013 at 7:00 PM in the Sea View Plaza. Thank you.

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Opportunity To Serve!

October 2, 2013 10:08 amComments Off

There are open seats on the Seward Bear Creek Flood Board. You can be in the city limits of Seward or out of the city limits to serve. The board meets twice a month and works on plans to mitigate flood problems. This is a great way to serve and learn a lot about all that goes into working with the environment and the government to protect our properties. The deadline to submit an application for appointment is Thursday at 3:00 PM. The forms are available in the KPB Seward Annex office in the Sea View Plaza today and tomorrow […]

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Mayor Mike Navarre in Seward Today

August 28, 2013 9:59 amComments Off

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will be visiting Seward on Wednesday, August 28, with KPB Human Resources Director Stormy Brown. He will be available for informal discussion and questions with community members from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Seward Annex, in the Seaview Plaza, 302 Railway Avenue, Suite 122. Mayor Navarre welcomes input and discussion on issues that affect the Seward and Bear Creek communities, and always looks forward to hearing ideas and solutions. Please call Michele Aranguiz at 907-714-2150 to reserve a time slot to talk with Mayor Navarre or Stormy Brown.

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Mayor Navarre’s Visit Tomorrow

August 27, 2013 11:31 amComments Off

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will be visiting Seward on Wednesday, August 28, with KPB Human Resources Director Stormy Brown. He will be available for informal discussion and questions with community members from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Seward Annex, in the Seaview Plaza, 302 Railway Avenue, Suite 122. Mayor Navarre welcomes input and discussion on issues that affect the Seward and Bear Creek communities, and always looks forward to hearing ideas and solutions. Please call Michele Aranguiz at 907-714-2150 to reserve a time slot to talk with Mayor Navarre or Stormy Brown.

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Mayor Mike Navarre’s Visit Wednesday

August 26, 2013 10:08 amComments Off

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will be visiting Seward on Wednesday, August 28, with KPB Human Resources Director Stormy Brown. He will be available for informal discussion and questions with community members from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Seward Annex, in the Seaview Plaza, 302 Railway Avenue, Suite 122. Mayor Navarre welcomes input and discussion on issues that affect the Seward and Bear Creek communities, and always looks forward to hearing ideas and solutions. Please call Michele Aranguiz at 907-714-2150 to reserve a time slot to talk with Mayor Navarre or Stormy Brown.

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Mayor Navarre’s Visit

August 20, 2013 1:12 pmComments Off

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will be visiting Seward on Wednesday, August 28, with KPB Human Resources Director Stormy Brown. He will be available for informal discussion and questions with community members from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Seward Annex, in the Seaview Plaza, 302 Railway Avenue, Suite 122. Mayor Navarre welcomes input and discussion on issues that affect the Seward and Bear Creek communities, and always looks forward to hearing ideas and solutions. Please call Michele Aranguiz at 907-714-2150 to reserve a time slot to talk with Mayor Navarre or Stormy Brown.

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Today!

May 15, 2013 9:50 amComments Off

Are you building? Adding on? Permitting & Agency Information Day Today Wednesday MAY 15th 11 – 3 PM Seward Community Library Corner of 6th & Adams Agency representatives will be available to assist with your permit application, summer project and provide information on: PLANNING PERMITTING UPDATED BUILDING CODES FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT UPDATED FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAPS NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM FISHERIES & WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT HABITAT AND WETLANDS Drop in, ask questions and get answers! “In Alaska, water resources are important to all of us!”

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Permitting & Agency Information Day

May 14, 2013 12:52 pmComments Off

Wednesday MAY 15th 11 – 3 PM Seward Community Library Corner of 6th & Adams Agency representatives will be available to assist with your permit application, summer project and provide information on: PLANNING PERMITTING UPDATED BUILDING CODES FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT UPDATED FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAPS NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM FISHERIES & WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT HABITAT AND WETLANDS Drop in, ask questions and get answers! “In Alaska, water resources are important to all of us!”

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Free Red Cross Shelter Management Class 2/22/13

February 19, 2013 12:11 pmComments Off

The American Red Cross is hosting a shelter management class in Seward Friday, February 22. The class is designed for anyone that may be a volunteer at an official shelter in the event of a disaster, or for those who may be responsible for sheltering groups of people in a disaster such as day care and elder care facilities. The class will be Friday February 22, 12 Noon – 5 pm at the Seward Mountain Haven. There are still a few spaces left. To reserve a space in the class or for more information, please contact Dan Nelson, KPB Office […]

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Thursday & Friday Last Days

February 14, 2013 10:16 amComments Off

Home owner’s occupied residence exemption for the following– Senior Citizen Exemption: Requires a one-time filing by the owner of record and remains in effect until ownership, occupancy or eligibility changes. Applicant must be 65 years of age or older before January 1 of the filing year (or surviving spouse age 60 or older). Proof of age (i.e., birth certificate) must be provided at time of initial filing. To qualify for exemption the applicant must be eligible to receive a PFD. All recipients who do not receive a PFD will be required to re-apply annually. Exempts up to $300,000 of assessed […]

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Today & Tomorrow Last Days for Property Exemption Deadline

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Kenai Peninsula Owners/occupiers of residence– Senior Citizen Exemption: Requires a one-time filing by the owner of record and remains in effect until ownership, occupancy or eligibility changes. Applicant must be 65 years of age or older before January 1 of the filing year (or surviving spouse age 60 or older). Proof of age (i.e., birth certificate) must be provided at time of initial filing. To qualify for exemption the applicant must be eligible to receive a PFD. All recipients who do not receive a PFD will be required to re-apply annually. Exempts up to $300,000 of assessed value. Disabled Veteran […]

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Meet Mayor Navarre Tomorrow!

February 12, 2013 9:02 amComments Off

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will be visiting Seward on Wednesday, February 13. He will be available for informal discussion and questions with community members from 10:00 am until noon and from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, at the Seward Annex, in the Seaview Plaza, 302 Railway Avenue, Suite 122. Mayor Navarre welcomes input, insights and discussion on issues that affect the Seward area, including surrounding communities, as well as the Kenai Peninsula Borough. He will be joined by the Kenai Borough’s Human Resources Director, Stormy Brown. Individual appointments and times may be scheduled by calling Michele Aranguiz in the […]

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KPB MAYOR MIKE NAVARRE

February 6, 2013 2:25 pmComments Off

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will be visiting Seward on Wednesday, February 13. He will be available for informal discussion and questions with community members from 10:00 am until noon and from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, at the Seward Annex, in the Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Avenue, Suite 122. Mayor Navarre welcomes input, insights and discussion on issues that affect the Seward area, including surrounding communities, as well as the Kenai Peninsula Borough. He will be joined by the Kenai Borough’s Human Resources Director, Stormy Brown. Individual appointments and times may be scheduled by calling Michele Aranguiz in […]

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Mayor Mike Navarre’s Visit to Seward

February 4, 2013 2:27 pmComments Off

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will be visiting Seward on Wednesday, February 13. He will be available for informal discussion and questions with community members from 10:00 am until noon and from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, at the Seward Annex, in the Seaview Plaza, 302 Railway Avenue, Suite 122. Mayor Navarre welcomes input, insights and discussion on issues that affect the Seward area, including surrounding communities, as well as the Kenai Peninsula Borough. He will be joined by the Kenai Borough’s Human Resources Director, Stormy Brown. Individual appointments and times may be scheduled by calling Michele Aranguiz in the […]

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Today’s The Day For Open House!

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Folks from the department of Land Management will be at the Seward’s Borough office in the Sea View Plaza from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM and from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the Flood Office. Come in and learn how to use the interactive computer site. And give your input on which of 28,000 acres from the remaining land entitlement grant to choose for our Peninsula!

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Monday 2/4/13 Land Meeting

January 28, 2013 11:39 amComments Off

JOIN THE CONVERSATION ON MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC LAND The Kenai Peninsula Borough (KPB) is finalizing its selection of state lands to be transferred to the borough under the Municipal Entitlement Land Grant. KPB is seeking public input to identify lands of local importance that should be considered to fulfill the 28,000 acres of our remaining land entitlement. These lands could be designated for community expansion and public purposes such as a school, fire station, transfer site, cemetery, residential subdivision, public open space, firewood site, commercial or industrial areas or a number of additional land uses. We want to hear from […]

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Filing For Senior & Disabled Veterans Exemptions Expire 2/15/2013

January 21, 2013 9:23 amComments Off

Senior Citizen Exemption: Requires a one-time filing by the owner of record and remains in effect until ownership, occupancy or eligibility changes. Applicant must be 65 years of age or older before January 1 of the filing year (or surviving spouse age 60 or older). Proof of age (i.e., birth certificate) must be provided at time of initial filing. To qualify for exemption the applicant must be eligible to receive a PFD. All recipients who do not receive a PFD will be required to re-apply annually. Exempts up to $300,000 of assessed value. Disabled Veteran Exemption: Requires a one-time filing […]

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ONE DAY LEFT

January 14, 2013 12:47 pmComments Off

Tuesday January 15th is the last day to apply for Homeowner’s exemption, Volunteer EMS, Firefighter, exemption, Disabled Veteran and Disabled Resident exemption. These must be postmarked 1/15/13. You can get forms at the Seward borough office in the Sea View Plazza building from 10:00 to 3:00 or online. Thanks.

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Hey Everyone!

January 10, 2013 10:37 amComments Off

Our very, very cool Library is looking great! It’s workers and elves have stocked many of the shelves. I am soooooooo excited. I can’t wait to check out my first book from our new Library. Thank you to the many, many folks who have worked so hard, for so many years to bring this about. What a great new year’s gift to Seward.

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Well Water Testing

October 4, 2012 10:15 amComments Off

“For anyone on a well who chooses to have the water tested, Tauriainen Engineering & Testing in Soldotna has provided test kits and can do testing.  The kits and instructions are available for pickup at the Borough Annex in the Sea View Plaza Building from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. October 8th, 9th, and 10th.   Samples dropped off at the Borough office by noon on those days will be transported to the lab in Soldotna by the Borough.   The cost is $39.00 per sample, and payment must accompany the sample.  Checks or money orders should be payable to Tauriainen Engineering.  […]

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Water Test Kits Available

October 3, 2012 2:15 am2 comments

For anyone on a well the borough has provided water test kits. It takes a week to prepare your well for testing AFTER the water levels have settled. You can pick up your kit at the Borough office in the Sea View Plaza building from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Thursday. The test is a “TOTAL COLIFORM BACTERIA DRINKING WATER ANALYSIS.”       Beginning Monday, October 8, you can return your bottle to our office by noon; we need same day testing. The office will open at 8:00 AM next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. We will be collecting samples Monday […]

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