Category: Council

City Council's first biennial budget worksession, October 7, 2015. Heidi Zemach photo.

City ponders how to fill a $1.3 million GF shortfall

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Just a few weeks ago, the City of Seward announced it had ended the 2014 fiscal calendar year in strong financial position, while also making substantial improvements to capital infrastructure.  The General Fund (GF), the city’s main operating fund, coming primarily from tax dollars, ended […]

Unofficial Election Results for the Seward/Lowell Point Precinct (29-170)

From the City Clerk – City of Seward Ballot: Mayor Race (one seat) 240         Jean Bardarson 44           Tim McDonald 8              Write-Ins   Seward City Council (three seats open) 246         Sue McClure 238         David Squires 193         Deborah Altermatt 29           Write-Ins   Kenai Peninsula Borough Ballot:   Assembly Seat 6 (one seat) […]

Please Vote Today

By Cheryl Seese – I am voting for Jean Bardarson as Seward City Mayor. She has served our community very well for many years on the City Council. As Mayor, this last year, she has continued to serve us well. She listens and reads everything that comes before the council. […]

Opinion: VOTE TUESDAY 10/6/15

By Cheryl Seese – I am voting for Jean Bardarson as Seward City Mayor. She has served our community very well for many years on the City Council. As Mayor, this last year, she has continued to serve us well. She listens and reads everything that comes before the council. […]

Candidates forum showcases city, assembly races

Candidates forum showcases city, assembly races

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The Seward Chamber of Commerce’s candidates forum, held last week in advance of the Seward City and Kenai Peninsula Borough Regular Municipal Election Oct 6, was uneventful, although it did highlight some of the views and priorities of the candidates running in an unopposed city […]

Council okays income-based senior housing

Council okays income-based senior housing

Heidi Zemach for SCN- At its recent meeting, Sept 14, the City of Seward City Council agreed to allow two of the six senior houses planned for a proposed new six-plex facility on city-donated land, to be based on income. The vote was 6-1, with Councilmember Iris Darling voting in […]

Drilling Seward waterfront for ocean heat

Drilling Seward waterfront for ocean heat

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – Denali Drilling, a firm contracted by the City of Seward, is drilling a 300’ deep vertical bore hole at the Seward Waterfront about 120-feet along the bike path near Branson Pavilion. Beginning Monday, July 27, they will drill a 6” steel casing to […]