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Posted on: April 6, 2020

COVID-19 Information Boards and Kiosks in City of Sequim

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The Emergency Coordination Center in Sequim has established and is continuing to update information boards distributed around the greater Sequim area.  Members of the public can find public notices and information regarding the virus, how to obta...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

On Digital Display Now: Audubon Celebrates 10th Audubon Photography Awards with Traveling Exhibit

2019 Audubon Show

In celebration of the connection between birding and photography, the city of Sequim City Arts Advisory Commission, partnering with the Dungeness River Audubon Center, is digitally displaying the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards Traveling Exhibition.

In the 10th year of the contest, winning photos and honorable mentions were selected from 2,253 entrants from all 50 states, Washington D.C. and 10 Canadian provinces and territories to appreciate the wonder of birds and the places they inhabit.

This year,...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Sequim Public Works Crew Sanitizes Public Areas

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The City of Sequim has redirected the work of members of the Public Works Crew to sanitize the public spaces throughout the City.  The crew is using the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommended solution of five tablespoons of bleach per gall...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Emergency Coordinating Center Establishes Donation Drop-off Center

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The Emergency Coordinating Center has set up a Donation Drop-off Center at Greywolf Elementary School, located at 171 Carlsborg Road in Sequim, to support the emergency response efforts to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) threat.  Donations ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

West Fir Street Paving to Begin on March 31

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Asphalt paving for West Fir Street, deemed an essential public facility that may be needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, is slated to begin March 31, 2020.  The work will take place Tuesday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

The City of Sequim Closes Fishing Pond at Water Re-Use Demonstration Site

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To help minimize the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has closed all recreational fishing in wake of Governor Jay Inslee’s ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order....

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

City of Sequim COVID-19 Parks Closures

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To help minimize the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Sequim has closed the following City parks to the public to enforce Washington State Governor Jay Inslee’s order banning all gatherings for social, spiritual and r...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Sequim City Council to Reinstate Contract for City Manager Charlie Bush

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The Sequim City Council voted to reinstate the employment contract for City Manager Charlie Bush at their March 23 meeting.  Bush had previously planned to resign his position on April 17 for personal reasons.  

“I feel fortunat...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

City of Sequim Offers Utility Relief Program

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The City of Sequim recognizes that members of the community may encounter financial difficulties as a result of the societal restrictions caused by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) threat.  City staff will work with customers to make payment...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

City of Sequim Playground Equipment Closed to the Public

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To help minimize the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Sequim has closed the playground equipment at Carrie Blake Park and Margaret Kirner Park to the public effective immediately.  The City is unable to clean and disin...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Sequim Police Department Continues to Deliver Essential Services

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The City of Sequim Police Department wants to ensure that public that all essential services are still available during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) threat.  Officers are on patrol and are responding to calls.  If you need to co...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of Sequim, Fire District 3 the Sequim School District Open Emergency Coordinating Center

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The City of Sequim, Clallam County Fire District 3, and the Sequim School District have jointly opened an Emergency Coordinating Center, effective March 18, to support the efforts of the Clallam County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in response to the ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Audubon Celebrates 10th Audubon Photography Awards with Traveling Exhibit on Digital Display

2019 Winners - Grand Prize - Red-winged Blackbird

In celebration of the natural connection between birding and photography, the City of Sequim City Arts Advisory Commission, partnering with the Dungeness River Audubon Center, will host the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards Traveling Exhibition.  

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Sequim City Council Reopens Application Period for Vacant City Council Position

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The Sequim City Council voted Monday, March 16 to reopen the application period for a vacant seat on the City Council.  To be considered applications are due to the City Clerk no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.  The app...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Sequim City Council Declares an Emergency, Civic Center to Close to the Public

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The Sequim City Council declared a State of Civil Emergency in accordance with Title 2.60 of the Sequim Municipal Code at a special meeting held Monday, March 16.  The declaration authorizes the Police Department and other City staff to take what...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Solar Panel Installation to Begin on the Sequim Civic Center

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The City of Sequim will begin the installation of solar panels on the roof of the Sequim Civic Center on Monday, March 16.  The project will utilize approximately 140 solar panels that will be placed on the flat portion of the Civic Center roof o...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Sequim City Council Appoints Charisse Deschenes as Interim City Manager

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The Sequim City Council voted to appoint Assistant City Manager Charisse Deschenes as the Interim City Manager, effective April 18, pending a contract approval.  Deschenes will serve as the Interim City Manager until a permanent City Manager can ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

The City of Sequim is Seeking Planning Commission Members

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The City of Sequim is seeking applicants for vacancies on the City Planning Commission. 

The applicant for position #4 will fill a four-year term ending December 31, 2023.  

The applicant for position #7 will fill an unexpired term ending ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

July 29 Special City Council Meeting Responses Provided on the City Website

A Special City Council
Meeting was held at the Guy Cole Event Center on July 29 for the City Counciland Staff to provide information on the City’s role in the permit review process
for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s pote...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

City of Sequim to Hold Online City Council Meetings

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The City of Sequim will be modifying upcoming City Council meetings to a virtual online format as a response to Governor Jay Inslee’s order that meetings of more than 50 attendees are prohibited and meetings with less than 50 must conduct social...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Sequim City Council Declares an Emergency, Civic Center Closed to the Public

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The Sequim City Council declared a State of Civil Emergency in accordance with Title 2.60 of the Sequim Municipal Code at a special meeting held Monday, March 16.  The declaration authorizes the Police Department and other City staff to take what...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Alternate Ways to Pay Your Sequim Utility Bill and Sign-Up for Services

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One of the recommended prevention measures for slowing down the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is social distancing.  To protect the public and City staff, we want to remind you that there are alternative ways to make your City u...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Helpful Information About the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

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The Washington State Department of Health has valuable information on their website about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19).  Please visit the site to learn more about the current risk and what you can do to help prevent the spread o...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

The 2020 US Census is Coming

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The 2020 U.S. Census will take place early next year.  Learn more about the impact of the census results by watching this video Shape Your Future.

You can learn more about the Census by visiting the United States Census Bureau website.

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