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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Dept. of Community Development to be closed for Evaluation of Design Review and Permitting Processes

The City of Sequim Department of Community Development will be closed August 29 through September 2, 2016 for evaluation of the design review and permitting processes. City employees will continue a staff initiative that began last May with the Lean Acad...Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2016

City of Sequim to Host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for new Driveway and Parking at Carrie Blake Commun

SEQUIM—Please join the City of Sequim for a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of the new driveway and parking spaces at Carrie Blake Community Park. The ceremony will take place on site at 500 North Blake Avenue on Monday, July 25, 2016...Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2016

Call for Entries for Fiber Art Exhibit

SEQUIM—The City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) is seeking entries of Fiber Arts, in any media that uses fiber, for the next exhibit to be displayed in the lobby of the Civic Center, located at 152 W. Cedar Street.

The art pieces must be no larger th...Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2016

Traffic to be Rerouted Through Carrie Blake Community Park

SEQUIM—Effective Monday, July 25 following the ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m., there will be 63 new parking spots available, and a new driveway will reroute vehicle traffic through the north side of Carrie Blake Community Park. Cars will enter of...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

City Arts Advisory Commission to Raise Money for "A Window for Sequim"

The Sequim City Arts Advisory Commission is launching a special fundraising project to purchase a three piece leaded glass window to potentially be installed at the Guy Cole Convention Center.

The window was created by local artist Millie Harrell. It ...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2016

City of Sequim “Coffee with the Mayor” in July

SEQUIM - The City of Sequim “Coffee with the Mayor” program continues in July. Sequim residents can meet informally with Mayor Dennis Smith, on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. at the Bell Creek Bar and Grill, located at 707 E. Washington Street. ...Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2016

The Sequim Civic Center Receives Gold LEED Certification

The City of Sequim has received notification that the US Green Building Council has completed the application review of the Sequim Civic Center for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and has awarded the building a Gold certification.
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Posted on: June 27, 2016

All Things Purple Art Exhibit at the Sequim Civic Center

SEQUIM—An art exhibit of “All Things Purple” will open in the lobby of the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar Street, on Friday, July 1, 2016 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., as part of the First Friday Art Walk.

The City Arts Advisory Commission reviewed 24 ...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2016

The City of Sequim Announces the 2016 Music in the Park Schedule

Join the City of Sequim and presenting sponsor Air Flo for the 2016 Music in the Park concert series each Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. throughout the summer. Bring a chair or blanket, and a picnic and enjoy an evening of music at the James Cente...Read on...

Posted on: June 14, 2016

Sequim City Council Adopts Priorities

SEQUIM—The Sequim City Council adopted short, mid, and long-term priorities at the Sequim City Council meeting on June, 13, 2016. The Council worked through an extensive list of subjects at a special all-day meeting on April 8 and a follow up meeting o...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2016

City of Sequim Employee Receives Additional Certification

SEQUIM--City of Sequim Public Works employee Jacob McBride has received the Water Distribution Manager II Certification from the Washington State Department of Health. There are four levels of the Water Distribution Manger certification in Washington. ...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Sequim City Manager Receives Credentials from the International City/County Management Association

SEQUIM—Sequim City Manager Charlie Bush recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). Bush is one of more than 1,300 local government professionals currently credentialed throug...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Construction to Begin at Carrie Blake Community Park

SEQUIM—Construction is slated to begin Tuesday, May 31, 2016 on 55 new parking spots and the road that will connect the existing parking at the Water Reuse Site with the parking off of Rhodefer Road at the Albert Haller Playfields in the Carrie Blake Co...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

The City of Sequim Hires Kristina Nelson-Gross as City Attorney

SEQUIM—The Sequim City Council confirmed the hiring of Kristina Nelson-Gross as the Sequim City Attorney at the April 25, 2016 Council Meeting. Nelson-Gross will begin her employment with the City on June 1, 2016. She will replace City Attorney Crai...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

City of Sequim to Utilize the Lean Academy to Evaluate the Development Review Process

SEQUIM—Staff from the City of Sequim and Clallam County Fire District #3 will begin training with the free Lean Academy, offered by the Local Government Performance Center as part of the Washington State Auditor’s Office, at a workshop on May 16, 2016 f...Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2016

City of Sequim Volunteers Donate More than 8,800 Hours in 2015

SEQUIM—Volunteers with the City of Sequim provided 8,843 trackable hours of service in 2015, donating their time and talent to beautify City planting areas, maintain trails, build and repair foot bridges, assist with scanning records, and support the Se...Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2016

Albert Haller Foundation Grant Completes Water Reuse Site Parking and Access Improvement Funding

SEQUIM—The Albert Haller Foundation has approved a $140,294 grant which will allow the City of Sequim to complete a new parking lot and driveway access through the Water Reuse Site, north of Carrie Blake Park, to improve safety conditions and access to ...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2016

Final Storm and Surface Water Master Plan Released

The City of Sequim is releasing the final version of its first stormwater management plan for public review and comment. A draft of the plan was released nine months ago and presented to public decision makers and community organizations over the summer ...Read on...

Posted on: November 25, 2015

City of Sequim to Add Parking and Improve Vehicle Circulation at the Water Reuse Demonstration Site

SEQUIM – The Sequim City Council has unanimously approved $140,000 in the 2016 budget to support the development of 60 - 70 additional parking stalls and improve vehicle circulation at the Water Reuse Demonstration Site north of Carrie Blake Park, and t...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2015

Navy Has a Hotline for Concerns and Questions

Due to recent complaints to the Sequim City Council regarding noise generated from Naval Growler training flight patterns over the Sequim-Dungeness Valley, members of the Sequim City Council and City staff visited the Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Islan...Read on...

Posted on: September 4, 2015

Dedication Plaque Installed at Sequim Civic Center 9/11 Memorial

The dedication plaque has been installed at the 9/11 Memorial, located at base of the flag poles at the Sequim Civic Center Community Plaza, 152 West Cedar Street, honoring the 2983 victims that lost their lives on September 11, 2001

The memorial inclu...Read on...