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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Notice of a Quorum of the City Council Attending Functions

A quorum of the Sequim City Council may be in attendance at the Sequim-Shiso Sister City Welcome Event at the Civic Center at 3:00 pm on September 22, 2017 and at the welcome dinner to be held at the Paradise Restaurant, September 22, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

City of Sequim Coffee with the Mayor Program in September

The City of Sequim “Coffee with the Mayor” program continues in September. Public Works Director David Garlington will join Mayor Dennis Smith on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. at the Oak Table Café, located at 2...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2017

The City of Sequim to Begin Work on Booster Pump Station

The City of Sequim Public Works Department will begin work on the water utility 5th Avenue and McCurdy Booster Pump Station on Monday, September 25. The station provides a critical link between the City’s main wellfield, located at Port Willia...Read on...
Posted on: September 14, 2017

The City of Sequim to Begin Crack Seal Projects

The City of Sequim Public Works Department will begin sealing cracks on streets throughout the city beginning Wednesday, September 20. The streets include Washington Street, Hendrickson Street, West Sequim Bay Road, North 5th Avenue, 3rd Avenue, and Sequ...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2017

The City of Sequim and United Way Partner for Day of Caring

SEQUIM – The City of Sequim will partner with the United Way of Clallam County to hold a Day of Caring clean-up in Carrie Blake Community Park from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Monday, September 11. The United Way Day of Caring events occur annual...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: 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 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: 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 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 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 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 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 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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