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Vote set for Oct. 2


On the ballot

City of Seward voters will elect three city council members on Oct. 2. In addition City voters will also vote on two propositions. Proposition 1 is about establishing and adopting a financial disclosure form and guidelines for the City of Seward and exempting municipal officials from the requirement of state financial disclosure laws. Proposition 2 asks voters to approve a 7-year franchise agreement with Alaska Waste for the collection and disposal of garbage and refuse.

East Peninsula voters will elect a borough assembly member to a 3-year term. For the Bear Creek Fire Service Area Board, Daniel Logan is running unopposed for the 3-year Seat D position. No one filed for the Seat B or Seat C positions. Seward-Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board candidates are Bob Reisner for Seat B for a 3-year term, and Randy Stauffer for Seat E for a 3-year term. Both will run unopposed. No one filed for the 2-year Seat A position

Candidate forum set

A Meet the Candidates Forum for Seward City Council and Kenai Peninsula Borough candidates is planned for 7 p.m. tonight in City Council Chambers. The public is invited to the Seward Chamber of Commerce sponsored event. Citizens can also phone in questions to 224-4043.

City/Boro in-person absentee voting available

In-person absentee voting for the Oct. 2 city and borough election is underway. East Peninsula voters can cast their absentee ballot at the Seward City Clerk’s office, 410 Adams. For informa-tion call 224-4045.

The polling location for Seward and Lowell Point in the Oct. 2 election is the KM Rae Building at Seward Marine Center, 125 Third. Those who need assistance with voting can contact the city clerk.

Where and when to vote Oct. 2

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 2. City of Seward voters cast their vote at the K.M. Rae Building at 125 Third. In the Bear Creek precinct ballots are cast at the Bear Creek Fire Station at Mile 5 Seward Highway. Moose Pass, Cooper Landing and Hope voters are voting will vote by mail.

Qualified voters who cannot make it to the polls can vote with a special needs ballot by designating a representative to bring them a ballot. Information about voting a Special Needs ballot is available from the Seward City Clerk by calling 224-4046.

Register deadline for general election approaches

Citizens can register to vote in the Nov. 6 general election until Oct. 7. The Seward City Clerk will register voters through Oct. 5 and registration is available online at To register a form of identification is required.


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