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Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda

Monday, June 25, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. The following resolution requiring a public hearing was approved: Resolution 2007-060, Authorizing The City Manager To Proceed With The Acquisition Of Land (Griswold property), Comprising Approximately   9.11 (+/-) Acres Of The Southwest Corner Of The Unsubdivided Remainder Of U.S.S. 1864, As Reflected In […]

LTCF access work session scheduled

A work session to discuss access issues associated with the Long Term Care Facility is tentatively set for Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. in the Upstairs Conference Room at city hall. The Borough school district has agreed to attend that evening. As always, you’re all invited!!

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: 12 week old puppies- a real Heinz-57 breed.  Labrador, heeler, husky, rottweiler.  Very cute and already learning to sit! Wish List: We have a bunch of great cats who need great loving homes- lots of makes and models.  Come to the shelter to meet your new […]

BURNING RESTRICTIONS FOR THE CITY OF SEWARD

BURNING RESTRICTIONS FOR THE CITY OF SEWARD

June 26, 2007 Small campfires will be allowed in designated camping areas with fire rings. This includes the coastal campgrounds and Forest Acres camp grounds areas – Burn permits for open burning will not be issued. Open burning will not be allowed until further notice. This burn ban is due […]

Seward Photographs 1948-1950

Seward Photographs 1948-1950

When Millie Sorenson came to Seward, Alaska she was a young mother overwhelmed by the beauty of the Great Land. An avid photographer, she took hundreds of photographs of the local landscapes, cityscapes, building projects, and people. On the backs of her photographs Millie wrote the tale of a new […]

Waging Peace

Who’s waging peace for our children? For our children’s children? Every day the names of violence are screamed at our children …..Virginia Tech, shootings on the Anchorage Park Strip, Iraq, domestic violence, Afghanistan, child abuse, gang warfare, bullying, Columbine, Desert Storm, and on and on and on. But, who’s waging […]

Open Burning

Effective today 6/21 campfires are only allowed in coastal camping areas that have designed fire pits ( rings). No recreational fires will be allowed in any other camp sites. There will be no open burn permits will be issued within the City limits until further notice. We will advise you […]

Parks and Rec. Bulletin

Recreation provides opportunities for community involvement, and shared management and ownership of resources. Girls Hoops Camp Seward Parks & Recreation is committed to youth athletics. Our winter basketball program is a rewarding and exciting time… but it’s just not enough hoops! Girls entering grades 5th—9th are invited to our summer […]

Crackerjack Sportfishing of Seward recently provided the necessary expertise for locating and guiding the Alaska SeaLife Center’s success in securing king salmon. The salmon are now housed in the Alaska SeaLife Center’s new exhibit: Alaska Salmon: The Cycle of Life. Fortunately, the center was able to rely on the knowledge […]

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

Monday, June 25, 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 and Awards B. Borough Assembly Report […]

Information on the Long-Term Care Facility Site

By: City Manager Phillip Oates Why is the City of Seward considering a different site for the Long Term Care Facility? A number of factors made it prudent to reconsider the original decision. At the site adjacent to Japp Creek, results of the October 2006 flood generated new requirements that […]

The northwest corner of 3rd and Jefferson has been a hot topic over the years for the Chamber, our members, and the community at large. Again, we are caught between fiscal realities and historic preservation. Our mission, “to promote and support a diversified economy,” reflects our commitment to Seward’s business […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

The Seward Police Department has a large box of found keys. If you are missing keys, stop by during business hours and take a look. Questions, comments, tip suggestions; coptalk@cityofseward.net

Disappointing showing on Flag Day

It was disappointing to see the lack of enthusiasm for Flag Day from the town they call an “All American City”.  Flag Day is both a day to fly the national flag and also to recognize the anniversary of the official adoption of the American Flag by the Continental Congress […]

Long Term Care Hearing

Friday, June 22, 2007 at Noon City Council Chambers SEWARD CITY COUNCIL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING June 25, 2007 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will conduct a public hearing on the following items of business at its regular meeting of June 25, 2007.   Resolution 2007-060, […]

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Pet of the Week: Handsome “Zeke” is an extremely affectionate neutered male with a laid-back attitude.  This big guy is around 6-yrs old and would love to be a big part of a special someone’s life. Wish List: Help a homeless feline and help celebrate adopt-a-shelter-cat month. Come to the shelter and […]

Jack Foldager

Raymond Jack Foldager Jan. 12, 1926- June 6, 2007 Longtime Alaska resident Raymond Jack Foldager, 81, died June 6, 2007, at his home near Moose Pass. A service with military gun salute will be at 1 p.m. June 16 at the American Legion Cemetery with a celebration of life afterward […]