Regular Seward City Council Meeting Monday, August 11, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. City Council Chamber 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 and Awards B. Borough Assembly Report […]
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Throughout the past few weeks, I’ve received scattered reports about town of newly forged, “Maximized Men” who seem, by having reached their divinely ordained potential, to have gotten a bit big for their britches. In the hope of countering such a chest-baring surge of salt ‘n swagger, I spent many a long night combing the Library basement, searching for the […]
This is a .pdf copy of the letter sent out with the latest utility bills addressing the possibility of net metering in Seward. cityofseward-netmeteringletter.pdf
Seward Elementary will be open for new student registration August 11 and August 12, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. 11:45 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Parents must fill out a registration packet for each new student. Additionally, parents must provide a birth certificate, updated immunization records and a copy of a current IEP (if your child has one). […]
By Jim Craig There are two Alaskas. Too simplistic, I know. Our state has so many flavors on the sensory scale, it seems silly to limit them to just a duet. But simple is as simple does, and Im working with the brain I have, not the one my high school English teacher wished I had. So bear with […]
Attention Forest Acres Residents Ash Street will be closed between Elm and Cedar Street intermittently during the month of August. Please follow detour signs and road crew directions. This work is to upgrade the sewer line. Thank you everyone for your patience. Call City of Seward at 224-4002 with concerns or questions. [email update] An informational item on traffic pattern […]
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR ALASKA STATEHOOD MURAL 2009 Seward Mural Society in partnership with the City of Seward is accepting proposals of artwork/design for an Alaska Statehood Mural. The theme of this mural project is Seward: Home of Alaskas Flag. This mural will be designed and painted primarily (80-90%) by the master artist(s). The finishing touches of the project will […]
In True Alaskan Tradition there has been a change of plans Due to Many Summer Frenzied Schedule Conflicts the Bride and Groom will be eloping! Where?? and When?? Well then that wouldn’t be eloping if we told you the answer would it? Truly……..we did not realize there were several conflicting events happening the weekend of the 8th. Its the 50th […]
The Seward Community Library will be hosting the paintings of renowned local artist Evelyn Blair as part of the First Friday Art Walk, September 9th. We are asking the community for their support by requesting one month loans, of any Evelyn Blair paintings you may have, to be put on display. Please call the Library at 224-4082 if interested. We […]
City council packets are ready in the city clerks office for pickup. The filing period to run for a city council seat is August 1 through August 15. The three seats available are: Willard Dunhams, Jean Bardarson and Linda Amberg.
July 28, 2008 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report RARE BIRD! A VERY unusual sighting of a WESTERN KINGBIRD in Seward was first seen here in Seward on July 23 by an alert visiting birder. It is still here as of 10 am today, hunting insects from the chain link fence surrounding the ballfields and playground at the intersection of Ballaine […]
Its no secret that a high-energy session of karaoke brings joy to millions of Japanese citizens. As an exhilarating pastime, it has become a national sensation, capturing the hearts and minds of people all over the country, from all walks of life. And why not? Pretending to be Japanese pop icon Ayumi Hamasaki, even if only for a moment, can […]
Tenth Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run / Walk Aug. 2, 2008 Seward, Alaska Race Day Registration: 9:30-11:30AM Start Time: 11:15AM (walkers) 12:00PM (runners) Awards Ceremony: 1:45PM Pre Registration Entry Fee Until Aug. 1: $20.00/adult (16 & over) $ 15.00/child (5 to 15) Registration Entry Fee on Race Day: $25.00/adult (16 & over) $20.00/child (5 to 15) Registration includes free addmission into the ASLC […]
The Regulatory Commission of Alaska is accepting public comments for “net metering.” Net metering is an electricity policy for consumers who own, generally small, renewable energy facilities, such as wind or solar power. “Net”, in this context, is used in the sense of meaning “what remains after deductions” — in this case, the deduction of any energy outflows from metered […]
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July 23, 2008 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 5:18 am, sunset 10:48 pm, length of day 17 hours, 30 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 28 seconds shorter. Weather: A light misty rain, low gray clouds with temperatures hovering in the upper 40s. The air is perfumed with lilacs and roses and everything is green including this years […]
Regular Seward City Council Meeting Agenda Monday, July 28, 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 and Awards 1. Introduction of the 2008 Seward […]
Question: Does Seward have a law regarding open containers of alcohol in public places? Answer: Yes. City Code 8.05.015 No one shall have an open container containing alcohol in a persons possession on the public streets, parks or in any other public place. Fine is $100.00. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; email@example.com
Wedding Celebration! Being Deeply Loved by Someone gives you Strength While Loving Someone Deeply gives you Courage Lao Tzu Tina McLean and Scott Ruby Will be married August 9th, In a private ceremony in Seward. Join Us Afterwards for a Come-and-Go Pot Luck and Picnic 6-9pm Saturday, August 9, 2008 Lancelot BB Gary and Armeda Bensons Home Lancelot Drive in […]
For a moment I am lost in thought. A blank, white, furry piece of cloth has been placed over my head. I still draw breath, though slowly, and yet vision fails me. A baseball bat taps against my ribs, snapping me into focus. Coarse metal runs slick beneath my hands. Sweating. Muscles tense. I breathe faster, heart pounding as suddenly […]
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By Jim Craig I had dinner with Jack London the other night. We dined casually. I had the Country Herbal Chicken dinner by Healthy Choice. The green cardboard container and black plastic microwavable tray held all the essentials. Entrée, veggies and even a small dessert. Jack had the drippings. Guys with beards know what I mean. Anything sticky and […]
It’s finally happened. Gas is now officially too expensive to use.
Regular Seward City Council Meeting Action Agenda Monday, July 14, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. The Following Public Hearing Item Was Approved: Ordinance 2008-016, Rescinding Ordinance 2008-001 And Retaining A Sales Tax Cap Of $500 The Following Resolutions Were Amended And Approved: Resolution 2008-059, Clarifying Monthly And Quarterly Financial Reporting Requirements. Resolution 2008-066, Authorizing The City Manager To Enter Into A […]
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