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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

Call for Entries for “All Things Purple” Art Exhibit

SEQUIM—The City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) is seeking entries of purple art, in any medium, 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 than 36” X 36” an...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: May 16, 2016

The City of Sequim Seeks Input on Public Communications

SEQUIM—The City of Sequim is conducting a survey to find out more about how Sequim citizens learn about City news and how the City can help the public be better informed about City business.

Sequim residents are encouraged to visit the City website w...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

The City of Sequim Promotes Ty Brown to Public Works Operations Manager

SEQUIM—The City of Sequim has promoted Public Works Sewer Lead Ty Brown to the position of Public Works Operations Manager effective May 1, 2016. Brown replaces Mike Brandt who retired at the end of January.

“Ty interviewed in a highly competitive e...Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2016

Police Memorabilia on Display at the Sequim Civic Center

SEQUIM—The Sequim Police Department has worked with the Museum and Arts Center to develop a display of Sequim Police memorabilia, including old uniforms, radios, and duty gear. The memorabilia will be on exhibit through the month of May at the Sequim C...Read on...

Posted on: May 2, 2016

The City of Sequim is Hosting a Member of the Professional Fellows Program

SEQUIM—The City of Sequim is hosting Seymur Aliyev, from Azerbaijan through May 26, 2016 as part of the Professional Fellows Program (PFP) and Young South East Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). The program is funded by the Department of State and admi...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: April 1, 2016

Black and White Art Exhibit at the Sequim Civic Center

SEQUIM—An exhibit of Black and White art will open in the lobby of the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar Street, on Friday, April 1, 2016 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., as part of the First Friday Art Walk.

The City Arts Advisory Commission reviewed 58 pie...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 21, 2016

The City of Sequim is Seeking Applicants for the City Arts Advisory Commission

SEQUIM--The City of Sequim is currently seeking applicants to serve the remainder of a four-year term, expiring December 2017, on the City’s Arts Commission. This voluntary commission advises the City on matters related to art and culture. Applicants mu...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: February 3, 2016

The City of Sequim Seeks Volunteers for Coordinator and Concierge Positions

SEQUIM – The City of Sequim is looking for a Volunteer to serve as the coordinator for the Community Volunteer programs. The Volunteer Coordinator, under the direction of the City Clerk, will develop and manage the City of Sequim Volunteer Program and ...Read on...

Posted on: February 1, 2016

Sequim Police K-9 Officer to Undergo Surgery

SEQUIM- The Sequim Police Department’s sole canine, Chase, is expected to undergo surgery in early February to remove a possibly cancerous mass near his lower intestine.

Chase joined the Sequim Police Department in early 2008 and has served the depar...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2016

The City of Sequim Receives State Revolving Fund Loans for Capital Projects

SEQUIM—The City of Sequim has received low interest loans from the Washington State Revolving Fund (SRF) to help support water, sewer, and storm water capital projects. The loans rely on the buying power of the State and municipal partnerships to reduce ...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...