The Boards and Commissions of the City of Seward are listed alphabetically below. Agendas and minutes, upcoming meetings and names of current board members can be found by clicking on the link for that particular board or commission. Click on a board and/or commission to find out more information.
City Boards, Commissions & Committees
City Partnerships – Council Representatives
Housing Appeals Board
The Housing Appeals Board shall consist of five members appointed by the Mayor subject to confirmation of the Council. One member shall be appointed to serve one year, two members to serve two years, and two members to serve three years. This Board shall act by majority vote of members present. Said Board shall have the power and be required to hold public hearings in deciding appeals where it is alleged there is an error in law or fact in any order or decision of the Housing Enforcing Official.
LB840 Sales Tax Application Review Board
The Economic Development Program shall have an Application Review Board, which shall consist of six (6) residents of the City who shall be appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council and serve for terms of 3 years each; provided that such appointees shall be appointed in such fashion that their terms shall be staggered, and two ( 2) members of the City Council, appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. Persons appointed and serving on the Application Review Board shall serve without compensation, and shall be held harmless for any and all actions in carrying out their responsibilities and goodwill. The City Administrator shall serve as an ex -officio member of the Application Review Board. This board meets the 4th Wednesday of every month at 5:30p.m.
Megan Kahler (Council)
Karl Miller (Council)
Trish Johnson (Resident)
Kevin Sagehorn (Resident)
Juanita Hill (Chairperson)
Council Liaison – Jon Wilken
Council Liaison – Rich Wergin
Parks and Recreation Board
The Parks and Recreation Board consists of nine members who serve a three-year term. The City Administrator or his/her designee serves as an ex-officio member of the Board. The Board makes recommendations regarding recreation program planning and fees, and shall study and promote needs for park and recreation facility improvements. The board meets the 1st Monday of Jan., Apr, July and Oct. at 5:30p.m. in the Municipal Building.
Council Liaisons – Matt Stryson, Tatum Tonniges