City of Seward

How to Shorten Blackouts

During power outages or rolling blackouts of electricity citizens can help the electric utility by turning off nonessential electric equipment, appliances, lights, televisions, and computer devices until the power has been back on for several minutes.  Turning off lights helps, but much more effective assistance is achieved by turning off […]

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Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, November 24, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. City Council Chambers   1. Call To Order 2. Pledge Of Allegiance 3. Roll Call Citizens’ Comments On Any Subject Except Those Items Scheduled For Public Hearing. Approval Of Agenda And Consent Agenda   6. Special Orders, […]

The Boys and Girls Club of Seward

I’ve resurrected an old letter I wrote last year.  I add it now because The Boys and Girls Club of Seward needs your help.  Funding has been dwindling for this organization for the last couple of years and unless the community supports the club, it will disappear.  Though my daughter […]

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The Breeze Inn First Annual Holiday Food Drive “Room in our Hearts Challenge” Seward Planning & Zoning Commission Special Meeting Agenda Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. City Council Chambers SPECIAL REPORTS & PRESENTATIONS 1. City Administration Report 1. Reported Violations, Interpretation and Abatement 2. Other Reports, Announcements & […]

Ellecton Results

Here are the election results from the November 4, 2008 General Election for the City of Seward precinct:   U.S. President: McCain/Palin:            380 Obama/Biden:          242 Nader/Gonzalez:      18 Barr/Root:                 4 Baldwin/Castle:         3 Write Ins:                   3   US Senator: Begich:                      332 Stevens:                    277 Bird:                            31 Haase:                       5 Gianoutsos:              […]

Budget Work Sessions- Canceled

Budget Work Sessions- Canceled

After budget work sessions this week, council has decided not to hold additional work sessions November 3 and 5, 2008.  They are canceled. The public hearing opportunity to speak to the budget is scheduled for November 24, 2008 at the regular city council meeting. The 2009 Preliminary Budget and the […]

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Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda October 27, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.   Newly Elected Officials Willard Dunham, Jean Bardarson and Marianna Keil were sworn in.   The Following Ordinances Were Introduced And Set For A Public Hearing On November 24, 2008:   Ordinance 2008-018, Amending Seward City Code, Title […]

Public Notice

Public Notice

Long Term Care Facility Ad Hoc Naming Committee To Meet   Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 12:00 p.m.   The Long Term Care Facility Ad Hoc Naming Committee will meet Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 12:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers  

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Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda October 27, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.   1. Call To Order 2. Pledge Of Allegiance 3. Roll Call   A. Swear in newly elected officials   Citizens’ Comments On Any Subject Except Those Items Scheduled For Public Hearing. Approval Of Agenda And Consent Agenda […]

That if you missed the voter registration deadline of October 5, 2008, that you can still vote for the President and Vice President?  Anyone who is 18 years of age or older and a U.S. citizen can come to the polls on Election Day (November 4, 2008) or to the […]

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Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda October 13, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. The Following Resolution Failed: Resolution 2008-097, Authorizing The City Manager To Enter Into A Contract With Statewide Clearing, Inc. For Professional Services To Clear Eight Miles Of Transmission Line Right-Of-Way For An Amount Not-To-Exceed $495,000.00 And Appropriating […]

Updates

The city had to go on electric generators this morning.  The problem tree has been found and we expect to go off generation about 10:00 am. The crew also says if you are traveling north, use extra caution.  There is a lot of debris and water on the road along […]

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City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda October 13, 2008 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.  […]

Election Results

Council results. Jean Bardarson270, Marianna Keil 247, Willard Dunham 198, John French 150—There are about 72 absentee ballots to count at tomorrows canvass at 1 pm. Prop 1 APOC 203 No, 151 yes Prop 2 biennial budget 180 yes, 169 no   Mayor Williams over Carey 194 over 119 and […]

Voter Registration Deadline

The deadline to register to vote or change your voting address for the November 4, 2008 General Election is Sunday, October 5, 2008.  Please note the Seward City Clerk’s Office (a voting registrar office of the state) will accept applications until Friday, October 3, 2008 and is closed on the […]

Seward Ballot Initiatives

This is a brief note to the citizens of Seward from your City Manager. Please allow me to take a moment of your time to discuss the two ballot initiatives for our upcoming election. These initiatives pertain to (a) a financial disclosure policy for municipal officers and (b) a biennial […]

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Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, September 22, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. The Following Resolutions Were Approved: Resolution 2008-091, Authorizing The City Manager To Purchase Repair Parts For The 1996 Oshkosh Snow Blower From Resurrection Bay Auto Parts For An Amount Not-To-Exceed $27,200 And Appropriating Funds. Resolution 2008-092, Authorizing […]

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City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, September 22, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. 1. Call To Order 2. Pledge Of Allegiance 3. Roll Call Citizens’ Comments On Any Subject Except Those Items Scheduled For Public Hearing. Approval Of Agenda And Consent Agenda 6. Special Orders, Presentations And Reports A. Proclamations […]

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Special City Council Special Meeting Action Agenda Tuesday, September 2, 2008 The Following Resolution Was Approved: Resolution 2008-086, Authorizing The City Manager To Enter Into An Agreement With Alaska Pump & Supply, Inc. For The Repair Of A Flygt Pump Model 3300 For An Amount Not To Exceed $16,000.   […]