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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Assistant City Manager Accepts Job in California

City of Sequim Assistant City Manager Joe Irvin has accepted the job of Assistant City Manager in Healdsburg, California. His last day with Sequim will be July 24, 2018. “When I look at the list of projects Joe has worked on, it’s a...Read on...
Posted on: July 16, 2018

Coffee with the Mayor

The City of Sequim “Coffee with the Mayor” program continues in July. Communications and Marketing Director Barbara Hanna will join Mayor Dennis Smith on Thursday, July 26 at 8:30 a.m. at the Black Bear Diner, located at 1471 East Was...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2018

Pickle Ball Courts Ribbon Cutting

Please join the City of Sequim and the Sequim Picklers as we cut the ribbon on the eight new tournament quality Pickle Ball courts at Carrie Blake Community Park, 202 N. Blake Avenue, on Wednesday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m. “This is a great exampl...Read on...
Posted on: July 12, 2018

The City of Sequim Police Department Warns of a New Scam

The Sequim Police Department is warning the public of a new mail scam that has been reported. A local resident received a package in the mail containing a check for $1988.00 from Henry Dixon through Hometown National Bank. The package included elaborat...Read on...
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Applications are Being Accepted 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 third Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. and advises the City Council on issues involving City parks an...Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2018

Call for Food and Beverage Vendors

The City of Sequim and the City Arts Advisory Commission are accepting proposals from qualified organizations to provide food and non-alcoholic beverage sales at the 2018 Music in the Park summer concert series held at the James Center for the Performing ...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2018

Earth, Wind, Fire and Water Exhibit to Open at the Sequim Civic Center

Please join the City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) for the opening of the “Earth, Wind, Fire and Water” exhibit and artist reception on Friday, July 6 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar Street. The CAAC ...Read on...
Posted on: June 25, 2018

Discharge of Fireworks Banned in the City of Sequim

Residents and visitors to the City of Sequim are reminded that the discharge of fireworks is banned within the Sequim city limits. The Sequim City Council voted to ban the discharge of fireworks based on an advisory vote of Sequim citizens in November 20...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2018

The City of Sequim Seeks Applicants for Vacant City Council Position

The City of Sequim seeks applicants to fill a vacant seat on the City Council. To be considered applications are due to the City Clerk no later than 9:00 a.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018. The applicants will be interviewed at 5:00 p.m. by the City Council ...Read on...

Posted on: June 14, 2018

Sequim Service Fest to Conclude Friday, June 15

Sequim Service Fest will conclude on Friday, June 15 with a closing ceremony at 5:30 p.m., followed by a concert with Black Diamond Junction from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the James Center for the Performing Arts at Carrie Blake Park. Both events are fr...Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2018

The City of Sequim Announces the 2018 Music in the Park Schedule

Join the City of Sequim for the 2018 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 11, 2018

Sequim Service Fest Continues into the Second Week

Habitat for Humanity Care-A-Vanners are back at work for the second week of Sequim Service Fest. Projects scheduled for the final week include: complete the painting of two homes on private properties on West Hammond and West Spruce Streets; reroof the ...Read on...
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Sequim Service Fest Completes First Week

Sequim Service Fest volunteers completed the first week of public and private projects in the neighborhood revitalization program. The event will continue through June 15, 2018. Sequim Day of Color occurred on Tuesday, June 5. More than 50 members of ...Read on...
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Service Fest Day of Color – Paint Available at the Guy Cole Center

“Every community needs some spicy people” and “community building starts with the small things”, encouraged Peter Kagayama, author of For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places and the f...Read on...

Posted on: June 7, 2018

Discharge of Fireworks Banned in the City of Sequim

Residents and visitors to the City of Sequim are reminded that the discharge of fireworks is banned within the Sequim city limits. The Sequim City Council voted to ban the discharge of fireworks based on an advisory vote of Sequim citizens in November 20...Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2018

Sequim Service Fest Update for June 6, 2018

Progress continued on public and private projects as a part of Sequim Service Fest on June 6, 2018. Habitat for Humanity Care-A-Vanners continued work on a private property on West Hammond by constructing a new fence and preparing the house for painting...Read on...
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Sequim Service Fest in Progress

The City of Sequim, Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County, and First Federal have partnered together to host the first of its kind Sequim Service Fest June 4 – 15, 2018. The event brings Habitat for Humanity RV “Care-A-Vanners,&...Read on...
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Special Concert with Joy in Mudville for Sequim Service Fest

Join the City of Sequim for a special free concert for Sequim Service Fest with Joy in Mudville on Tuesday, June 5 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the James Center for the Performing Arts at Carrie Blake Park, 500 N. Blake Avenue. Joy in Mudville’s ...Read on...
Posted on: May 24, 2018

UPDATE: Citywide Rally In the Alley During Sequim Service Fest

The City of Sequim is partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County and Olympic Disposal for the next Rally in the Alley (RITA) neighborhood clean-up program on Wednesday, June 6 as part of the Sequim Service Fest. RITA will begin at 9am and will...Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2018

Metamorphosis: An Exhibition of Fiber Art

Please join the City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) for the opening of Metamorphosis: An Exhibition of Fiber Art presented by the members of the North Peninsula Chapter of the Surface Design Association (SDA). The exhibit premieres at First Friday on Jun...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2018

The City of Sequim is Accepting Applications for Open Board and Commission Seats

The Sequim City Council is seeking applicants to fill open positions on City boards and commissions.

Planning Commission This voluntary commission serves as the City Council’s primary advisory body on policies, regulations, and capital spendin...Read on...
Posted on: May 22, 2018

The City of Sequim Police Department Warns of Two Common Scams

The Sequim Police Department is warning of two common scams that have been reported.  The first is where someone is setting up PayPal accounts in the victim’s name and sending test packages to the victim that they did not order. Then ...Read on...
Posted on: May 17, 2018

The City of Sequim Seeks Applicants for Vacant City Council Position

The City of Sequim seeks applicants to fill a vacant seat on the City Council. To be considered applications are due to the City Clerk no later than 9:00 a.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018. The applicants will be interviewed at 5:00 p.m. by the City Council ...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2018

Kid's Fishing Day Cancelled

The Kid’s Fishing Day scheduled for Saturday, May 19 has been cancelled. The Executive Board of the North Olympic Peninsula Chapter of Puget Sound Anglers (NOP PSA) made the decision on Monday, May 14 when they discovered that temperatures in t...Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2018

Call for Entries for “Earth, Wind, Fire & Water” Art Exhibit

The City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) is seeking entries of 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 theme for this quarterly exhibit is “Earth, Wind, Fire ...Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2018

Arrest Made in School Lockdown for Criminal Trespass

An arrest has been made for Criminal Trespass First Degree, a gross misdemeanor, in an incident that caused the Sequim High School to go into lockdown mode on Thursday, May 10, 2018. Jason Spaulding entered the building at 8:25 a.m. and went to a classro...Read on...
Posted on: May 3, 2018

The City of Sequim Receives AWC Municipal Excellence Award for Community Engagement

The City of Sequim has been awarded a Municipal Excellence Award from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) for its work in Community Engagement related to Neighborhood Revitalization. AWC’s Municipal Awards recognize innovative city proj...Read on...
Posted on: April 27, 2018

The City of Sequim is Seeking Committee Members for Ballot Measure

The Sequim City Council is currently seeking volunteers to serve on two committees to draft statements in favor of or against a ballot measure to renew the taxing authority for the Sequim Transportation Benefit District, which expires in April, 2020. The ...Read on...

Posted on: April 25, 2018

New Sequim Police K9 Team Passes Certification

The Sequim Police Department’s latest K9 team has completed more than 400 hours of state mandated training, passed certification testing, and is now patrolling the streets of Sequim. Sequim Police Detective Paul Dailidenas and K9 “Ma...Read on...
Posted on: April 19, 2018

City of Sequim Seeking Sponsors for Summer Concerts & Events

The City of Sequim is seeking sponsors for summer concerts and events. Without the generosity of community sponsors, these programs would not be possible. 

Summer EventsService Fest Concerts, James Performing Art Center, Tuesday, June...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

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

The City of Sequim is currently seeking applicants to serve the remainder of a four-year term on the City’s Arts Commission. Applicants must be a resident within the Clallam County boundaries of the Sequim School District. The term for this posi...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2018

Sequim City Manager Awarded Scholarship to Attend Harvard Senior Executive Program

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) has announced that Sequim City Manager Charlie Bush is the recipient of a full tuition scholarship to attend the Harvard Senior Executive program in July. The three-week program is designed to ...Read on...
Posted on: April 2, 2018

Award Winning Audubon Nature Photographs on Display at the Sequim Civic Center

The City of Sequim City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) is partnering with the Dungeness River Audubon Center to host the 2017 Audubon Society’s best avian photography. The photographs will be on exhibit at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 West Ceda...Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2018

The City of Sequim Opens 2018 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docket Process

The City of Sequim has opened the 2018 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docket Process. All cities and counties that comply with the Growth Management Act must perform a major Comprehensive Plan review and update every eight years; however, many local jurisd...Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2018

Work to Begin on North Blake Avenue Sidewalk Project

The City of Sequim will begin construction of the North Blake Avenue Sidewalk Project on Monday, March 26. The project consists of the placement of new cement concrete sidewalk, curb and gutter, ADA accessible curb ramps and driveways, along the west si...Read on...
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Sunnyside Avenue Water and Sewer Project Update

The construction of the new sewer main along Sunnyside Avenue is complete and in service. The new water main along Sunnyside Avenue is complete and being tested. It is anticipated that the water main will be in service next week. “Undergroun...Read on...
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Award Winning Audubon Nature Photographs on Display at the Sequim Civic Center

The City of Sequim, City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) is partnering with the Dungeness River Audubon Center to host the 2017 Audubon Society’s best avian photography. The photographs will be on exhibit at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 West Ced...Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2018

Notice of a Potential Quorum of the City Council Attending a Function

A quorum of the Sequim City Council may be in attendance at the Civic Center Permanent Art Installation opening being held on Friday, March 2, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 West Cedar Street, Sequim, WA.Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2018

Sequim Civic Center Permanent Art Installation Opening – March 2nd

The City of Sequim will hold the Civic Center Permanent Art Installation opening in conjunction with the March 2, First Friday Art Walk. The City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) and members of the City Council will host a private Artists’ Recept...Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2018

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. The four-year terms expire in January 2021. Applicants must reside in the Clallam County boundaries of the Sequim School District.  The Plan...Read on...
Posted on: February 9, 2018

City of Sequim Seeks New Park Hosts

The City of Sequim is seeking volunteers to serve as Park Hosts/Docents for Carrie Blake Park. The Park Host/Docent will live on-site and must provide their own mobile housing. The Park Hosts are available to answer questions for park visitors and to as...Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2018

The City of Sequim is a Seeking 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 2022. Applicants must reside in the Clallam County boundaries of the Sequim School District.  The Pla...Read on...
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Notice of a Potential Quorum at a Planning Short Course

There is a potential for a quorum of the City Council and Planning Commission attending a Planning Short Course on February 6

Quorum A quorum of the Sequim City Council and Planning Commission may be in attendance at a workshop sponsored by the Department of Commerce, A Short Course on Local Planning. This workshop will take place on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 6:15 to 9:15 p...Read on...
Posted on: January 2, 2018

“Raining Cats and Dogs” Exhibit to Open at the Sequim Civic Center

SEQUIM—Please join the City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) for the opening of the “Raining Cats and Dogs” exhibit and artist reception on Friday, January 5, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Ceda...Read on...

Posted on: January 2, 2018

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 fouryear term on the City’s Arts Commission. Applicants must be a resident within the Clallam County boundaries of the Sequim School District. The terms for t...Read on...
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Sequim Civic Center Hours Have Changed

Effective September 1, 2017, the hours of operation for the Sequim Civic Center, located at 152 West Cedar Street and home to the Sequim Police Station and City Hall, have changed to Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2017

Fraud Alert

On 8/24/17 a fraud was reported to the Sequim Police Department. The victim received a telephone call from a person stating they were from the IRS and back taxes were owed. A second call to the victim stated the Sequim Police were involved in the invest...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2017

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

The City of Sequim is currently seeking applicants to serve the remainder of two four-year terms on the City’s Arts Commission. There is a vacancy for a resident of the City of Sequim and for a resident of the Sequim School District. This volunt...Read on...