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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 21, 2017

Follow-Up Meetings to Neighborhood Visioning Have Been Scheduled

City of Sequim staff have worked with Neighborhood Ambassadors to schedule follow-up meetings to the September 9 Neighborhood Visioning Meeting. The goal for the meetings is for residents to further discuss potential service projects in their neighborhoo...Read on...

Posted on: November 15, 2017

Call for Ornaments for Sequim Civic Center Holiday Tree

All 4th grade or 9 year old students, living within the boundaries of the Sequim School District, are invited to create an ornament to help decorate the Holiday Tree to be on display in the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar Street. The tree will be up fr...Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2017

Civic Center Tree Lighting Ceremony

Please join the City of Sequim and the City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) for the lighting of the Holiday Tree in the lobby of the Sequim Civic Center on Friday, December 1 at 5:00 p.m. Attendees will enjoy scenes from The Nutcracker performed by the S...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 8, 2017

Carrie Blake Park Road Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Please join the City of Sequim for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Monday, November 20 at 12:00 noon to celebrate the opening of the new entrance and road into Carrie Blake Community Park. The new entrance and access road is on Blake Avenue just north of t...Read on...
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Follow-Up Meetings to Neighborhood Visioning to be Scheduled

City of Sequim staff will be working with Neighborhood Ambassadors to schedule follow-up meetings by December 17, from the September 9 Neighborhood Visioning Meeting. The goal for the meetings is for residents to further discuss potential service project...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: November 3, 2017

Coffee with the Mayor in November

The City of Sequim “Coffee with the Mayor” program continues in November. Administrative Services Director Sue Hagener will join Mayor Dennis Smith on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. at A Latte Amore, located at 649 West Wash...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 27, 2017

Found Objects...Found Art Exhibit to Open at the Sequim Civic Center

Please join the City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) for the opening of the “Found Objects…Found Art” exhibit and artist reception on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar St...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 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 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: 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 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: 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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