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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Sequim City Council Completes Performance Review of City Manager Charlie Bush

The Sequim City Council completed a performance review of City Manager Charlie Bush during an Executive Session on August 2, 2017. The Council used a rating system of 1-10, with 8 representing “very good,” 9 representing “e...Read on...
Posted on: August 9, 2017

PUD Improvements in Sequim - Power Outages, Modified Traffic Patterns

Clallam County PUD is set to begin working on a two to three week power project at E. Fir Street and N. Sequim Avenue beginning August 9. A 3-4 hour power outage is expected in the middle of the night at the beginning of the project and a shorter outage w...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2017

City of Sequim to Begin Carrie Blake Park Access Road Project

The City of Sequim will work on the new access road into Carrie Blake Community Park beginning the week of August 14, 2017. The work will take place Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and is expected to be complete in mid-November of this...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2017

Coffee with the Mayor in August

The City of Sequim “Coffee with the Mayor” program continues in August. Sequim residents can meet informally with Mayor Dennis Smith on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. at the Bell Creek Bar and Grill, located at 707 E. Washingt...Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2017

The City of Sequim is Accepting Applications for the Parks, Arbor and Recreation Advisory Board

The Sequim City Council is seeking applicants to fill three vacancies on the Parks, Arbor and Recreation Advisory Board. This voluntary board meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. and advises the City Council on issues involving City parks an...Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2017

Notice of a Quorum of City Council Taking a Tour

A quorum of the Sequim City Council will be touring the Serenity House Shelter located at 2203 W. 18th Street, Port Angeles, WA, 98362 on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Posted on: July 27, 2017

City of Sequim to Begin Pavement Rehabilitation Projects

The City of Sequim will rehabilitate selected sections of City streets beginning August 7, 2017. The work will take place Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and is expected to take four to six weeks to complete.   &n...Read on...
Posted on: July 13, 2017

The City of Sequim Announces Performers on the Plaza

The City of Sequim City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) has announced the schedule for the new “Performers on the Plaza” program. Musicians will perform on the Civic Center Plaza, 152 West Cedar Street, every Friday in August from 12:...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2017

Requests for Proposals for Sequim Civic Center Public Art Deadline Extended

The City of Sequim City Arts Advisory Commission has extended the deadline for proposals from artists to create original artwork for public spaces in the Sequim Civic Center, 152 West Cedar Street, to Friday, August 11, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. The opportunity ...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2017

Sequim City Council Welcomes Two New Student Liaisons

The Sequim City Council welcomed two new Student Liaisons to the City Council at the June 26, 2017 regular meeting. Teya Nop moved to Sequim at the age of three from Takeo, Cambodia. She has made it her mission to be a part of something bigger than her...Read on...
Posted on: July 10, 2017

The City of Sequim is Seeking a Planning Commission Member

The Sequim City Council is currently seeking applicants for a vacancy on the City Planning Commission. This four-year term expires in January 2020. This vacancy must be filled by a resident within the City of Sequim. The Planning Commission meets the 1...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2017

Sixth Consecutive Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance Award for Sequim

The City of Sequim Water Reclamation Facility has received a “Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance” award for 2016 by the Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE). This is the sixth year in a row that the Sequim Recl...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2017

The City of Sequim Seeks Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Member

The Sequim City Council is currently seeking a representative to serve on the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC). This appointee must be a representative of a business that is required to collect lodging tax funds pursuant to RCW 67.28.   Th...Read on...
Posted on: June 23, 2017

An Asian Flair Art Exhibit and Keying Around to Open at the Sequim Civic Center

Please join the City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) for the opening of “An Asian Flair” art exhibit and artist reception on Friday, July 7, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar Street. The CAAC review...Read on...
Posted on: June 14, 2017

The City of Sequim Announces the 2017 Music in the Park Schedule

Join the City of Sequim for the 2017 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 Center for the Performing Arts at Carr...Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2017

The City of Sequim Hires Barry Berezowsky as Community Development Manager

The City of Sequim has hired Barry Berezowsky as the new Community Development Manager effective June 12, 2017. Berezowsky replaces Chris Hugo, who retired on May 22, 2017. “We are very excited to have Barry join our team at the City. He is ...Read on...
Posted on: May 19, 2017

The City of Sequim Receives $50,000 State CERB Grant

The City of Sequim has received a $50,000 grant from the State of Washington Department of Commerce Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) for the development of a “subarea plan” for the Bell Creek Economic Opportunity Area (EO...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2017

The City to Begin Issuing Selected Over the Counter Permits

The City of Sequim Department of Community Development will begin issuing Over the Counter (OTC) permits for selected activities beginning on Monday, May 15, 2017. OTC permits will be offered to customers and contractors for re-roofing, demolition, heat p...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2017

Sequim Wins Best Northwestern Small Town in USA TODAY Competition

The City of Sequim was notified on Friday, April 28 that Sequim has won the Best Northwestern Small Town distinction by USA TODAY 10 Best Reader’s Choice travel award contest. The City was notified on March 27 that Sequim had been nominated by...Read on...
Posted on: April 18, 2017

The City Arts Advisory Commission is Looking for Volunteers

SEQUIM—The City Arts Advisory Commission is looking for volunteers to assist with special projects and events. Volunteers are needed to assist with Keying Around, planning for future events such as a wearable art show and research. For more in...Read on...
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Gratitude Award for Detective McBride from Healthy Families of Clallam County

On 03/10/2017 Sequim Police Detective Devin McBride was awarded the annual Gratitude Award by Becca Korby of Healthy Families of Clallam County. The annual Gratitude Award is given to individuals or entities that have demonstrated a commitment to respondi...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2017

Sequim Police Department to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

County-wide local law enforcement agencies, including the Sequim Police Department, will be participating in the Nationwide Prescription Take-Back Day sponsored by the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Individuals can drop off expired, unus...Read on...
Posted on: March 28, 2017

Sequim Police Department Warns of Grandparent Scam Phone Calls

SEQUIM—The Sequim Police Department has learned of an increase in the number of “Grandparent” scam phone calls. The callers claim to be a grandchild (or other relative for that matter) who has been arrested or is otherwise in...Read on...

Posted on: March 9, 2017

Reminder of Revised Driving Route at Carrie Blake Community Park

SEQUIM—The City of Sequim reminds the community that the driving route on the north side of Carrie Blake Community Park is now one-way flowing west to east. Vehicle traffic enters off of Blake Avenue and exits off of Rhodefer Road.  The...Read on...

Posted on: February 1, 2017

Sequim Police Officer John Southard Promoted to Sergeant

Sequim Police Officer John Southard has been promoted and was sworn in as Sergeant in a ceremony at the Sequim Civic Center on Monday, January 30, 2017. The position is one of five sergeants that serve under Police Chief Sheri Crain. Southard will serve...

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