City of Seward

Higher Fees, Taxes Proposed

Higher Fees, Taxes Proposed

City Fees and Property Tax Increases Proposed to Address Aging Infrastructure By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News The Seward City Council has recommended to City Manager Phillip Oates that the city budget he creates for FY 2010, FY 2011 include increases in electric fees, harbor fees, parking fees, and […]

Kill-a-Watt available at the Library

The U.S Department of Energy reports that 20% of our electric bills come from items that are left plugged in when they are not in use, or items that are in standby mode. With the Kill A Watt P4400 we can monitor the energy eaters in our homes and cut […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, September 28, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. 1. Call To Order 2. Pledge Of Allegiance 3. Roll Call 4. Citizens’ Comments On Any Subject Except Those Items Scheduled For Public Hearing. 5. Approval Of Agenda And Consent Agenda 6. Special Orders, Presentations And Reports […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, September 14, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. The Following Ordinance Was Introduced And Set For Public Hearing On September 28, 2009: Ordinance 2009-007, Amending City Zoning Map By Rezoning Lots 25 And 26a, Block 12, Original Townsite Of Seward From Single Family Residential […]

Seward Highway Closure

Seward Highway Closure

At the last Council meeting I gave an update about a pending closure of the Seward Highway at the Trail River Bridge. This message provides the same update to the public and all on the staff. DOT/PF is planning to close the Seward Highway in the vicinity of the Trail […]

Enterprise Fund Rate Review

September 15 at 4:30 pm begins the ‘Bird’ Enterprise Fund Rate Review work session.  This may be a long work session because this review will not only cover rates and the state of the electric utility, but also addresses the same issues in other enterprise funds like the harbor, water, […]

Harbor News

Harbor News

Harbor News Muse 1.  Interesting request from Homeland Security USCG boats last weekend when securing port for the departure of a cruise ship…..  They requested that the tug Junior move away from the proximity. Junior, who was in process of tossing the cruiseship’s lines from their mooring, responded that they were doing so at ship’s […]

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

Monday, September 14, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. Seward Planning & Zoning Commission Regular Meeting Action Agenda Tuesday, September 1, 2009 7:30 p.m. The Following New Business Items Requiring a Public Hearing Were Postponed, Time Definite, Until October 8, 2009: Resolution 2009-21, of the Seward Planning and Zoning Commission, Granting a […]

Lowell Point Electrical Interruption

Lowell Point Electrical Interruption

On September 22nd the electric department will be performing essential repair work on Lowell Point Road.  The Power line is underground and will require a power outage at Lowell Point as well as intermittent road closures and one lane traffic of Lowell Point Road.  The work will begin at roughly […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting  Agenda Monday, August 24, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. 1.    Call To Order 2.    Pledge Of Allegiance 3.    Roll Call 4.    Citizens’ Comments On Any Subject Except Those Items Scheduled For Public Hearing. 5.    Approval Of Agenda And Consent Agenda 6.    Special Orders, Presentations And Reports […]

Skate Park Remodel Soon

The American Ramp Company will be in Seward sooner than expected to upgrade the Evan Casey Skate Park on Ballaine, at the end of Adams Street. Next week (starting around August 17) the public will witness the demolition and removal of the existing (homemade) elements. Soon after, the public will […]

How to Report Street Light Outages

How to Report Street Light Outages

It’s getting to be that time of year. If you are reporting a street light out, please do the following: 1. Call the Utilities Counter at 224-4050 so that Jenny can write up a service request for the crew to fix the light. 2. Please give your name and a […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, August 10, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. 1.    Call To Order 2.    Pledge Of Allegiance 3.    Roll Call 4.    Citizens’ Comments On Any Subject Except Those Items Scheduled For Public Hearing. 5.    Approval Of Agenda And Consent Agenda 6.    Special Orders, Presentations And Reports […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, July 27, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. 1.         CALL TO ORDER 2.    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3.    ROLL CALL 4.CITIZENS’ COMMENTS ON ANY SUBJECT EXCEPT THOSE ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR PUBLIC HEARING. 5.APPROVAL OF AGENDA AND CONSENT AGENDA 6.    SPECIAL ORDERS, PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS A.  Proclamations […]

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Agenda for July 15th

The Seward Historic Preservation Commission will be meeting in Council Chambers at 6:30 p.m. on July 15th, 2009.  The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Meeting Agenda: 1.         Call to Order 2.         Opening Ceremony A.        Pledge of Allegiance B.        Welcome Monica Hinders to the Seward Historic Preservation Commission

Godwin Glacier Dog Sled Tours Performs EMS Training

Godwin Glacier Dog Sled Tours Performs EMS Training

Godwin Glacier Tours performs EMS training with City of Seward Fire Department. Owner, Jim Cork works side by side with Chief Pilot Larry Palma volunteering their time to aid Fire Chief Dave Squires and the city’s search and rescues team. The training is to get the team ready in case […]

RFP- EXTERIOR DOOR REPLACEMENT

RFP- EXTERIOR DOOR REPLACEMENT

The City of Seward desires to receive time and material price proposals for replacement of 2 exterior doors on the Fire Station. Major materials are supplied by the City and on site. Requests for specifications and related proposal documents should be obtained through the Seward Fire Department, P.O. Box 167, […]