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Questions for Candidates II

Letter/Email Text Hello candidate for public office in Seward, Alaska. These are ten questions submitted by readers of the SewardCityNews.com. It is our hope that you will answer some or all of these questions for posting on the site as a way to allow the voters to better understand their […]

Mayoral Debate

I would love to see a full public debate between the two candidates for Mayor. Perhaps Paul Tougas could function as the moderator and we could schedule it one week before the election. let’s get some real Democracy and civic activity in this town. Sincerely, Rob Rance

1919 Dora Way Single-Owner Home Occupied Since 1991 2 Bedroom with Single Garage Widened Driveway, Gazebo with Swing, Fenced Side Yard for Toddlers, Dog or Garden Boxes, Mini-Barn and “Outhouse” Playhouse with Loft, Appliances Included, Back Yard Creek and Mountain “Stairway to Heaven”, “Cow” House Just for Morning Coffee, Propane […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: Isn’t it against the law for minors to consume alcohol in public as well as private locations? Answer: AS 04.16.050 Minor Consuming Statute says a person under the age of 21 may not knowingly consume, possess, or control alcoholic beverages except those furnished persons under AS 04.16.051. This statute […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, August 27, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. The following ordinances were introduced and set for public hearing on September 10, 2007: Ordinance 2007-05, Authorizing An Exception To SCC 3.65.020 To Permit Retroactive Application To July 1, 2007 Of Provisions In A Collective Bargaining […]

We are always encouraged to dream big and reach for the stars when plotting for the future. Practicality and sound economics invariably bring us back to the real world. What is accomplished after that “come to your senses” moment is usually the most fruitful, productive period of any process. The […]

Questions for Candidates

We here at the Seward City News would like to send the candidates for city council and mayor ten questions to answer as a kind of interview. What questions would you ask the candidates? Please send us your questions to sewardcitynews@gmail.com. Sincerely, Paul Tougas Seward City News

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, August 27, 2007 at 7:30 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 […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

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 person’s possession on the public streets, parks or in any other public place. Fine is $100.00. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; […]

List of Candidates for Seward City Council

Municipal Election October 2, 2007 Candidates running for one Mayor seat (two-year term) Vanta Shafer* Clark Corbridge Candidates running for three City Council seats (two year terms) Robert Valdatta* Steve Schafer* John French Tom Smith Betsy Kellar (NO PROPOSITIONS OR BALLOT ISSUES THIS YEAR) * are incumbents

Seward High Library Help

The Seward High School Library is looking for volunteers to help bar code student textbooks and novels sets. Any amount of time would be appreciated. Thanks, Ginger Blackmon Principal Seward High School

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: “Sissie” is a delightful 2-yr old short haired girl looking to join your loving home. She is outgoing and enjoys human companionship. Wish List: Homes for our amazing clicker trained cats! Don’t miss out on your opportunity for love! Jennifer Carrick Seward Animal Care and Control […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, August 13, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. The following resolution failed: Resolution 2007-077, Authorizing The City Manager To Appropriate Funds In The Amount Of $5000 To The Community Built Playgrounds Project And Authorizing The Use Of The Third Avenue Playground As A New […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

GARBAGE KILLS BEARS!!! Under the state’s policy, individuals who take an animal under “defense of life or property” provisions MAY BE CITED if the take is brought about by the improper disposal of garbage or a similar attractive nuisance. (This includes bird feeders frequented by bears or moose.) Be smarter […]

Fall Classe Registration

Registration for KPC’s Resurrection Bay Extension Site (RBES) Fall 2007 classes is August 21-24 10am -5pm at RBES office located in Seward High School.  You may view a schedule of classes at www.kpc.alaska.edu and click on RBES.  Please call RBES Coordinator Jackie Marshall at 224-8445 for additional information.

City Calendar

City Calendar

APPLICATIONS FOR MAYOR AND 3 CITY COUNCIL SEATS are available at the City Clerk’s Office. Deadline to file is coming up on August 15, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.!! Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, August 13, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. […]

Reschedule of a City work session

Reschedule of a City work session

Seward City Council Work Session Generator replacement & City and Electric Shop relocations Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. Upstairs Conference Room Since the Board of Adjustment appeal hearing was cancelled on Monday, we are moving the above work session to Monday, August 13, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. directly […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

You may access the Seward City Ordinances via the internet. Go to www.municode.com, Click On-Line Library, Click on Alaska, Click on Seward. Consider adding this site to your favorites for future reference. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net