Author: Paul Tougas

GCI Rate Adjustment

GCI had readjusted their cellular plan rates but you have to contact them to get the savings. Local Office 224-8912 Toll Free 1 800 800 4800 The plan I was using is now $30 a month cheaper, well worth the call.

SCN Rotary Speech

Note: This is a speech I gave to the Rotary Club of Seward this week about the Seward City News. I generally don’t like to contribute personally so that no one feels that I am for or against their ideas but it seemed that I ought to share this text. […]

Today is Super Tuesday

Today is Super Tuesday

Today is your chance to participate in your parties choice for presidential candidate.   Democratic Convention Alaska SeaLife Center 5 PM   Republican Convention The Breeze Inn Restaurant 4:30 PM – 8:30PM   Both parties allow changes to party affiliation at conventions.

2007 Economic Forum Results

2007 Economic Forum Results

Economic Forum Results   Top 10 Things/Themes for Support of Business   Encourage movement between downtown and harbor Install attractive and informative signage (wood) including maps Develop walking tours with graphic images along the designated route Develop an awning policy to encourage walking and incentives to install awnings Connect the […]

2008 Preliminary Operating Budget

Here is the budget in electronic [pdf] form thanks to the folks at the City Clerks Office. The file is also available from the City website in the ‘news‘ section. The file has been optimized for web viewing but is still quite large at 4.5 Mb. It may take some […]

Answers from Candidates

These are the answers provided to the Questions for Candidates article sent to all persons in the running for public office this elections. Vanta Shafer , Clark Corbridge and Betsy Kellar have chosen to participate. Enjoy and be sure to vote on October 2nd. 1. Could you please tell us […]

Questions for Candidates II

Letter/Email Text Hello candidate for public office in Seward, Alaska. These are ten questions submitted by readers of the SewardCityNews.com. It is our hope that you will answer some or all of these questions for posting on the site as a way to allow the voters to better understand their […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: Isn’t it against the law for minors to consume alcohol in public as well as private locations? Answer: AS 04.16.050 Minor Consuming Statute says a person under the age of 21 may not knowingly consume, possess, or control alcoholic beverages except those furnished persons under AS 04.16.051. This statute […]

Questions for Candidates

We here at the Seward City News would like to send the candidates for city council and mayor ten questions to answer as a kind of interview. What questions would you ask the candidates? Please send us your questions to sewardcitynews@gmail.com. Sincerely, Paul Tougas Seward City News

List of Candidates for Seward City Council

Municipal Election October 2, 2007 Candidates running for one Mayor seat (two-year term) Vanta Shafer* Clark Corbridge Candidates running for three City Council seats (two year terms) Robert Valdatta* Steve Schafer* John French Tom Smith Betsy Kellar (NO PROPOSITIONS OR BALLOT ISSUES THIS YEAR) * are incumbents

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, August 13, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. The following resolution failed: Resolution 2007-077, Authorizing The City Manager To Appropriate Funds In The Amount Of $5000 To The Community Built Playgrounds Project And Authorizing The Use Of The Third Avenue Playground As A New […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

GARBAGE KILLS BEARS!!! Under the state’s policy, individuals who take an animal under “defense of life or property” provisions MAY BE CITED if the take is brought about by the improper disposal of garbage or a similar attractive nuisance. (This includes bird feeders frequented by bears or moose.) Be smarter […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

APPLICATIONS FOR MAYOR AND 3 CITY COUNCIL SEATS are available at the City Clerk’s Office. Deadline to file is coming up on August 15, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.!! Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, August 13, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. […]

Reschedule of a City work session

Reschedule of a City work session

Seward City Council Work Session Generator replacement & City and Electric Shop relocations Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. Upstairs Conference Room Since the Board of Adjustment appeal hearing was cancelled on Monday, we are moving the above work session to Monday, August 13, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. directly […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

You may access the Seward City Ordinances via the internet. Go to www.municode.com, Click On-Line Library, Click on Alaska, Click on Seward. Consider adding this site to your favorites for future reference. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net

City Calendar

City Calendar

SEWARD CITY COUNCIL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING August 13, 2007 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will conduct a public hearing on the following items of business at its regular meeting of August 13, 2007. Resolution 2007-076, Authorizing The City Manager To Appropriate Funds For $5000 To […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Hunters are reminded that discharging a firearm is restricted within the city limits of Seward. For further details contact the Seward Police Department at 224-3338. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net

Candidate packets

Applications to be a city council candidate are now available at the city clerk’s office. They can only be turned in between the dates of August 1 through 15, with the deadline being 5:00 pm on August 15. Come get started on them!! Candidates night is already set for Monday, […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, July 23, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. The Following Ordinance Requiring A Public Hearing Was Enacted: Ordinance 2007-004, Amending The Land Use Plan And Rezoning Of Lots 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, CP1, CP2, CG1, CG2, BC1, BC2, BD1, And BD2, […]

Lowell Pt partial road closure tomorrow

The City of Seward Public Works Department has obtained the appropriate permits and will be conducting open excavation to include a partial road closure to replace 2 sections of culverts on Lowell Pt. Road south of Resurrection Bay Seafooods. The Public Works Department will be working on July 26th from […]