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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Coffee with the Mayor in January

The City of Sequim “Coffee with the Mayor” program resumes in January. City Manager Charlie Bush will join Mayor Dennis Smith on Thursday, January 25 at 8:30 a.m. at the Black Bear Diner, located at 1471 East Washington Street. The ...Read on...
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Sequim City Council Elects Mayor and Deputy Mayor

The Sequim City Council unanimously re-elected Dennis Smith to a second term as Mayor and elected Candace Pratt as Deputy Mayor at the January 8, 2018 City Council meeting. Both are two-year terms. The City Mayor presides at City Council meetings and re...Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2018

The Sequim City Council Appoints Jennifer States to Fill Vacant City Council Position

The Sequim City Council voted unanimously to appoint Jennifer States to fill the vacant City Council position at the January 8, 2018 City Council Meeting. The position became open with the passing of Councilor John Miller on November 29, 2017. The term f...Read on...

Posted on: December 13, 2017

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 Thursday, January 4, 2018. The applicants will be interviewed by the City Council prior to ...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: December 20, 2017

Sequim Picklers Contribute to Construction of New Pickleball Courts

Members of the Sequim Picklers presented the City of Sequim with a check for $217,700 on December 20, 2017, to contribute to the construction of eight tournament quality pickleball courts at Carrie Blake Community Park. The foundation for the courts was ...Read on...

Posted on: December 20, 2017

The City of Sequim Seeks Volunteers for Concierge Positions

The City of Sequim is seeking volunteers to serve as concierge in the Sequim Civic Center. Volunteers greet visitors to the facility and help direct them to the department that can best serve them. The volunteer concierge also assists in providing touri...Read on...

Posted on: December 1, 2017

The City of Sequim Mourns the Passing of City Council Member John Miller

Sequim City Manager Charlie Bush has been notified by a family member of the passing of City Council member John Miller. Miller died of cardiac arrest at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton on the evening of Wednesday, November 29. “We are s...Read on...
Posted on: November 29, 2017

City of Sequim Seeks Applicants for AWC Scholarship

The City of Sequim is now accepting applications for the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Center for Quality Communities Scholarship Fund. The Center will award six $1,000 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors. The scholarship is available...Read on...

Posted on: November 22, 2017

City of Sequim Employee Retires After 33 Years

City of Sequim Public Works employee Clint Rushton retired on November 22 after 33 years of service to the citizens of Sequim. Rushton began his work with the City on August 1, 1984 as a caretaker of parks and facilities and worked as a meter reader. I...Read on...
Posted on: November 13, 2017

City of Sequim to Discontinue Passport Service

The City of Sequim will no longer offer passport services beginning January 1, 2018. The service is available at Clallam and Jefferson County offices and at the Port Angeles and Silverdale Post Offices. “Each year as we prepare the annual bud...Read on...
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Join the City of Sequim for the 2nd Annual Arbor Day Celebration

The City of Sequim will celebrate Arbor Day on Thursday, November 16 at 10:00 a.m. at Pioneer Memorial Park, 387 East Washington Street, near the waterfall restoration project at the front of the park. Join the Mayor and City Staff as they plant trees a...Read on...

Posted on: October 25, 2017

New Access Road to Open at Carrie Blake Park

The City of Sequim will open the new access road to Carrie Blake Community Park in the week beginning Monday, October 30, weather permitting. The existing entrance, located immediately north of the intersection of East Cedar Street and North Blake Avenue...Read on...

Posted on: October 23, 2017

Call for Entries for "Raining Cats & Dogs" 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 “Raining Cats &...Read on...

Posted on: October 16, 2017

The City of Sequim Requests Help with Storm Drains

The National Weather Service is predicting heavy rains with wind on Wednesday night, October 18 and into Thursday morning, October 19. This is the first storm of the fall season and it is anticipated that a large quantity of leaves will be falling from a...Read on...

Posted on: October 16, 2017

City of Sequim to Begin Work on Sunnyside Avenue

Monday, October 23, the City of Sequim will begin replacement of a water main and sewer main on North and South Sunnyside Avenue from Maple Street to East Fir Street.
The project includes replacing and upsizing an existing 6-inch diameter asbestos cemen...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...

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 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: 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...