Announcements

Media Release

Media Release

10-13-06, 10:00 a.m. BOROUGH MAYOR JOHN J. WILLIAMS CONTACTS: Kenai Peninsula Borough: Bill Popp PHONE: 907-714-2335 City of Seward: Jean Lewis 907-224-4045 State of Alaska: Jamie Littrell 907-244-2920 Borough, City and State officials continue to urge all residents who rely on well water in flood affected areas to boil all […]

Kenai Peninsula Borough Seward flood update, with contacts

Kenai Peninsula Borough Seward flood update, with contacts

KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH Office of Emergency Management RELEASE DATE: 10-12-06, 4:15 p.m. CONTACTS: Kenai Peninsula Borough: Bill Popp PHONE: 907-714-2335 City of Seward: Jean Lewis 907-224-4045 State of Alaska: Jamie Littrell 907-244-2920 SUBJECT: SEWARD FLOODING Borough, City and State officials today urged all residents who rely on well water in […]

Wed Update B

Wed Update B

October 12, 2006 9:10 a.m. Good Morning. The city and borough recovery center phones have been installed and are up and running. There are people answering these phones for your questions. For any information about areas outside the city limits (borough), call 224-6704. For any information about areas inside the […]

Wed Update A

Wed Update A

Some things to report from today. The AVTEC shelter was closed. Even though crews are continuing to respond to calls, the Kenai Peninsula Borough, Department of Homeland Security, Dept. Environmental Conservation, State and Coast Guard teams are in the area and damage assessment has begun. Equipment was clearing in Box […]

City Council Action Agenda

City Council Action Agenda

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, October 9, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. The following ordinance for public hearing and enactment was approved: Ordinance 2006-11, amending the Land Use Plan and Rezoning Forest Acres Tract A, Seward Long Term Care Facility Subdivision (Preliminary Plat) from Rural Residential (RR) and […]

City Council Action Agenda

City Council Action Agenda

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, October 9, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. The following ordinance for public hearing and enactment was approved: Ordinance 2006-11, amending the Land Use Plan and Rezoning Forest Acres Tract A, Seward Long Term Care Facility Subdivision (Preliminary Plat) from Rural Residential (RR) and […]

Immediate Release 15

Immediate Release 15

October 10, 20069:00 p.m. Most power has been restored. Power at Wilma and Cindy Circle at Old Exit Glacier, and Old Mill subdivision will take several days to restore, The Seward Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will be closing tonight, Tuesday, October 10, at 11:00 p.m. A recovery center will be […]

Immediate Release 14

Immediate Release 14

October 10, 20065:50 p.m. Emergency crews will not be able to secure the bridge crossing Lost Creek at the Old Mill Subdivision. They are advising residents of that area to leave before dark. Emergency crews may not be able to reach residents in that subdivision after that time. Residents who […]

Immediate Release no. 13

Immediate Release no. 13

October 10, 2006. 4:30 p.m. Due to the storage capacity being exceeded at the Sewage Lagoon Treatment Plant, this is to notify the public of possible contamination from discharge in that area. The Environmental Protection Agency has been advised. The pipe goes 250 feet out from the shore, so possible […]

Immediate Release 11

Immediate Release 11

October 10, 2006 10:40 p.m. I have been made aware that Aqua Tech will be sending a water taxi to Lowell Pt. They will leave the harbor by the Park headquarters at noon and dock at the far corner of the south beach at Lowell Pt. Although this is not […]

Drink It Pure

Drink It Pure

Send in by Alan Wien, Disaster Response Coordinator Surface water and water from unprotected wells, or wells too close to a sewage disposal system, are likely to be contaminated. Whenever surface water is used for drinking and household purposes, or when any question arises concerning the safety of your water […]

School Bus Schedule

School Bus Schedule

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has updated information on its web page regarding flooding in Seward and plans for the school bus routes. http://www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/

Immediate Release 10

Immediate Release 10

October 10, 2006 5:30 a.m. The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District states, “school will be in session on Tuesday, October 10 for all students able to safely travel to school.” Busses will be running on roads that are accessible and safe only. Jean Lewis City Clerk

Immediate Release no. 9

Immediate Release no. 9

October 9, 2006 Update on road openings and closures Seward Highway – Open Nash Road – Open Old Nash Road – Subsiding Questa Woods – Open—has some problems going on in the area. Old Mill Subd. – First bridge is now passable for traffic. Third bridge is completely washed out. […]

Flood: Public Health and the Environment

State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Spill Prevention and Response Prevention and Emergency Response program Flood definitions Riverine: Periodic overbank flow of rivers and streams. Flash: Quickly rising small streams after heavy rain or rapid snowmelt. Urban: Overflow of storm sewer system usually due to poor drainage […]

Immediate Release no. 8

Immediate Release no. 8

October 9, 2006. 7:35 p.m. Water and ice is breeching Jap Creek levee. Equipment is going to that area off Ash Street. This area may wash out the road and produce flooding in that area. A few areas have subsided a little. The highway at Mile 4 is passable. Families […]

Immediate Release no. 6

Immediate Release no. 6

October 9, 2006 – 2:00 p.m. The city of Seward has heard from Rick Fuller of the Alaska Department of Transportation, who states there are advisories posted at Potter Marsh and the Y, but the only closure is at Mile Four near Seward. Seward elementary phones are down. Bus service […]