Any qualified voter who has lived within the Seward city limits for at least a year prior to Aug. 15, 2021 may file a declaration of candidacy for one of two available city council seats that will be filled at the next regular election, Oct. 5.

Two seats on the Seward City Council will be up for grabs on Oct. 5.

Council seats currently held by Sharyl Seese and John Osenga are up for election. Both are for three-year terms expiring in October, 2024. The council has a total of seven members. Typically two seats are up for election each year.

Candidate packets can be filed with the city clerk from Aug. 2, 2021 through Aug. 16. The clerk’s office is open, Monday to Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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Seward has two city council seats up for grabs in October

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