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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

E911 Board  

Jessica Kolterman, John Singleton

Seward Foundation  

Tatum Tonniges, Karl Miller

Seward/Saline Solid Waste Agency

John Singleton

Planning Commission

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.

Commission Members

Sue Bowen
Dan Ellis
Traci Menke (alternate)
Clarence Kotera
Ron Niemoth
Scott Seevers

Russell Souchek
Jacob Miller
Ron Wallman (chairman)
Lacey Koch
Council Liaisons – Rich Wergin and Matt Stryson

Upcoming Meetings

There are no upcoming events.

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.

Committee Members

Greg Butcher, City Administrator (non-voting)
Derek Bargmann, City Clerk (non-voting)
Mike Hecker

John Owens
Brian Peters
Bryce Johnson

Upcoming Meetings

There are no upcoming events.

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.

Committee Members

Joshua Eickmeier, Mayor
Greg Butcher, City Administrator
Mike Oneby, City Engineer

Jonathan Jank, At Large Member
Karl Miller, Council Member
Matt Stryson, Council Member

Upcoming Meetings

There are no upcoming events.

Tree Board

The Tree Board consists of five members, who serve a three-year term. They study, investigate, counsel and develop a written plan for replanting, removal or disposition of trees and shrubs in public ways, streets and alleys. The plan constitutes the City of Seward’s official comprehensive tree plan. They meet on the second Tuesday of the month in January, April, July and October at 5:30 p.m. at the Seward Memorial Library.

Learn about the ReLeaf Tree Planting program and the Annual Arbor Day program. Seward is proud to be designated as a Tree City USA for 34 years!

Learn more about the Tree City USA program.

Board Members

Kregg Einspahr
Larry Goldsmith II
Charles Matzke

Kenneth Schmieding
Thomas Suhr
Rich Wergin (liason)

Upcoming Meetings

There are no upcoming events.

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.

Board Members

Craig Abbott
Dr. Dan Ellis
Tim Janousek

Brad Vancura
Jim Lenz
Shane Martin

Upcoming Meetings

There are no upcoming events.

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