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
The Planning Commission consists of nine regular members and one alternate member who serve a three-year term. The Commission makes and adopts plans for the physical development of the Municipality, including any areas outside its boundaries, which, in the Commission’s judgment, bear relation to the planning of the City. The Planning Commission meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 7:30p.m. in the Municipal Building.
Traci Menke (alternate)
Ron Wallman (chairman)
Council Liaisons – Rich Wergin and Matt Stryson
Police Pension Committee
The designated members for the Retirement Committee for the Police Pension Plan shall consist of the City Administrator and the City Clerk and that the persons holding those offices are hereby appointed and empowered to perform all administrative duties not specifically delegated, by ordinance, to the Retirement Committee.
Greg Butcher, City Administrator (non-voting)
Derek Bargmann, City Clerk (non-voting)
Seward Rail Campus Committee
The Seward Rail Campus Committee consists of the Mayor, two (2) council members, City Administrator, City Engineer, and one at large member.
The Committee reviews initial design elements of the Seward Rail Campus Development located in south Seward along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail line. The Rail Campus consists of a 305 acre tract of land designed for commercial and industrial development with quick access to rail and highway/interstate transportation. More information about the Seward Rail Campus can be found here.
Joshua Eickmeier, Mayor
Greg Butcher, City Administrator
Mike Oneby, City Engineer
Jonathan Jank, At Large Member
Karl Miller, Council Member
Matt Stryson, Council Member
Larry Goldsmith II
Rich Wergin (liason)
Zoning Board of Adjustment
The Zoning Board of Adjustment consists of five regular members, plus one additional alternate member who shall attend and vote only when one member is unable to attend for any reason. Read about the duties of the board here.
Dr. Dan Ellis