The project team would like to acknowledge the contributions of the residents of Seward who gave their time, ideas, and expertise for the creation of this plan. It is only with their assistance and direction that this plan gained the necessary depth to truly represent the spirit of the community and it is with their commitment that the plan will be implemented. The final plan is available below.
Thank you to everyone that attended the last open house and provided feedback on the draft plan. We have incorporated comments and updated the draft which will go to the Planning Commission and City Council in January for final approval. Click below to view and download the most recent document.
The planning team has enjoyed getting to know the people of Seward as we've created this important plan, and we are excited to share a draft of the document with you! Please click here to view and download an electronic version of the draft plan. Share your thoughts of the plan at one (or both) of tomorrow's Open House events!
Thank you to all who helped make this document possible!
Join the Seward Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee, as well as the Planning Team, at the next Open House! This event is open to the public and we want your feedback as we start finalizing the plan. Details of the meetings are:
You do not have to attend both meetings, and you do not have to stay for the entire time.
The Seward Tomorrow Steering Committee met on July 12th to review and discuss goals and recommendations for the first few chapters of the plan.
Thanks for everyone who participated in the April Open House Events. Over the course of two days (April 18th and 19th), the planning team explored physical opportunities and constraints related to the future growth of Seward over the next 10 to 20 years. Much of this time was spent exploring areas of the community, talking to stakeholders including landowners, and developing ideas for how strategic areas of Seward may develop. Below are some photos of the Steering Committee Meeting on Thursday afternoon and from the Public Open House on Thursday evening
Thanks to everyone who attended the public meeting.We appreciate your attendance and contribution.
In case you were not able to attend, you can find the display materials here:
Committee Meeting Slides: 2018_03-05_Committee Meeting 3
Community Presentation: 2018_03-05_CommunityPresentation
Public Comments: Comments
Seward is creating a new comprehensive plan to guide community growth over the next 10 - 20 years! This process begins with you!
On October 24th, the City Council completed a kick-off a visioning session with the project team to learn about the planning process including:
A fundamental pillar of the planning process is a steering committee that is representative of the community. This group, appointed by the City Council, will meet monthly throughout the planning process, will provide direction to the plan, and will serve as ambassadors to the community. As their introduction to the comprehensive planning process, the group was led through a series of exercises to help them think about the role of a 20-year plan in helping the community navitage toward its best future.