The Seward Community Choir will be offering it’s Christmas concert Thursday December 10, at 7 PM at the Rae Building Auditorium. This free concert will feature the 35+ member local choir performing a variety of seasonal pieces. Please bring a can of food for the food pantry if possible, and stay to enjoy cookies after the concert!!
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13 October 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure This will be my final report, as I have term-limited out as of tonight. Brandii Holmdahl received 53.5% of the October 6 election votes, winning the District 6 seat to replace me. I want to thank both of the candidates, Brandii and Kenn Carpenter, for stepping forward to run […]
Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers will present a premiere showing of the new video, “Iditarod National Historic Trail, A History” on Thursday October 15 at 7 PM in the Library Museum Community Room. The video, produced by Russ Weston for the Iditarod Historic Trail Alliance, tells the story of the trail, the people who built, lived along, and used the trail […]
15 September 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly met in Homer, after a tour and dinner at the South Peninsula Hospital. The quarterly report for that hospital was presented at the 6 PM meeting. Several appropriation ordinances were approved, including $9.5 million from the State for unfunded PERS liability. After testimony […]
Seward’s Community Choir will begin fall rehearsals Thursday 6-7:30 PM at the Seward United Methodist Church, across from the fire hall. All singers high school age and up are welcome. Rehearsals will be held each Thursday from 6-7:30 PM, with a concert on December 10. If you have questions, contact Sue at 491-0828, or come to the rehearsal!!
1 September 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure This was a fairly short meeting, ending before 8 PM. We heard the quarterly report for the KPB School District from Superintendent Sean Dusek. His report is available on the borough website, but the highlights include a slight rise in enrollment and graduation rates, and the announcement of an […]
18 August 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure The borough assembly met only once this month, and it was a fairly short (3 hour) meeting. Mayor Navarre reported that the trip to Japan by several from the borough was a great success. The Health Care Task Force is beginning to meet, and the Marijuana Task Force is […]
28 July 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure We dealt with a variety of issues at the second July meeting. Several ordinances, sponsored by Assembly member Johnson, involved changing service area boundaries, none in the East Peninsula district. We passed by unanimous consent one which expanded the Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Service Area to include portions […]
7 July 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure There were two major ordinances up for public hearing at the July 7 meeting. One, Ordinance 2015-09 that would have raised the sales tax maximum per sale to $1000 was tabled, pending an upcoming review of the entire tax code. The other, Ordinance 2015-14, which would have amended KPB […]
Please join us for a walk through history on Sunday June 21 for the 10th annual Solstice Cemetery Walk, sponsored by the Resurrection Bay Historical Society. We begin at 10:30 PM at the American Legion cemetery, and for about an hour Lee Poleske will take us through a tour of graves, reading the obituaries that appeared in the local newspaper […]
16 June 2015 Borough Assembly Report By Sue McClure The second June meeting of the Borough Assembly ended at nearly midnight, with a room full of people testifying on several ordinances. The “main event” was Ordinance 2015-14, which would delete much of the area protected by the anadromous fish protection ordinance (2013-18), leaving only the Kenai and Kasilof River […]
2 June 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure The borough assembly passed the fiscal year 2016 budget, with one major amendment. The school district funding was raised by $2,238,432, funding to the “Cap” of $48,238,432 for the first time in several years. Assembly member Gilman proposed the amendment and it ultimately passed by a 6-3 vote. The […]
19 May 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure Please note that these reports are intended to inform constituents of the items that mostly concern District 6, and as a guide to obtain further information if desired. They are not complete summaries of the meetings. The May 19 meeting day included the last of the budget reports […]
5 May 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure The May 5th Assembly day began at 9 AM with presentations on the FY 2016 budget. We heard from our finance director and department heads until 3 PM, followed by the usual committee meetings. Later, Ordinance 2015-19 was introduced on the consent agenda, which is the budget. There will […]
The Seward Community Choir will be performing a Spring Concert tonight, April 30, 7 PM at the Rae Building Auditorium. It is free, with a suggestion of bringing donations for the He Will Provide Food Bank.
The 26-member Seward Community Choir will hold their spring concert at 7 PM Thursday April 30 at the Rae Building Auditorium. This free concert will feature a variety of pieces, and will be followed by cookies!! Donations for the He Will Provide food bank will be accepted, either cash or non-perishable foods. The community choir rehearses September-December and January-April, and […]
21 April 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure The April 21 Assembly meeting was held in Seward. The invocation was given by Pastor Ron Nitz of Seward’s Resurrection Lutheran Church. Public testimony was about the food sales tax and the Seward Bear Creek Flood board. In his report, Mayor Navarre stated that he and Mr. Ostrander had […]
7 April 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure We began with a bus tour of the ground water flooding areas along K-Beach Road. Administration, all 9 assembly members, other staff members and some public got to see the areas that were flooded in 2013. This was followed by an informational work session later in the day. We […]
17 March 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure The meeting was extended until our mandatory midnight closing time, and we adjourned just before that hour. It was a long day of meetings, beginning with committees at 1 PM. We also had a work session with the KPB School District officials and school board members regarding their budget. […]
24 February 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure There was only one ordinance up for public hearing at this meeting, which lasted just over 5 hours. Ordinance 2015-02, sponsored by Mr. Wolf, would have put to an October vote of the borough residents outside the limits of the cites, the prohibition of commercial marijuana cultivation in those areas. […]
3 February 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure We had a relatively small audience and a short, 1 ½ hour meeting. There were no public presentations, and only one person spoke during public comments on items not appearing on the agenda. Three ordinances were up for public hearing, and one was placed on the consent agenda. […]
20 January 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure Our second January meeting day began at 3:15 with committee meetings, followed by dinner sponsored by RCAC, the Regional Citizens Advisory Council. This is the watchdog group that was formed after the Valdez oil spill. At the regular meeting, we heard quarterly reports from both Central Peninsula and […]
6 January 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure Our first meeting of 2015 lasted nearly three hours, with most of the public testimony dealing with the introduction of an ordinance, sponsored by the mayor, proposing to appropriate $200,000 to fund consultants and research to identify ways to provide more affordable health care for the borough. Independent physicians […]
9 December 2014 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure Our only December meeting was very brief, as we had no ordinances up for public hearing, and all resolutions and ordinances for introduction were on the consent agenda. The new KPB School District Superintendent, Sean Dusek, and Joe Arness presented the quarterly report, projecting a slight increase in student […]
The Seward Community Choir, an area choir with nearly 40 singers, will present a Christmas concert at the Rae Building, Thursday December 11 at 7 PM. The concert is free, but we are suggesting that you bring a can of food for the food pantry if you are able. There will be cookies following the concert.
25 November 2014 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure Our meeting day began at 12:30 with the annual assembly photo session. Soon you will see the new group picture on our website, a tradition that includes framed copies on the walls of the assembly chambers. This was followed by an hour of training, mostly involving the use of our […]