Seward County offices will be closed tomorrow, February 16, 2021 due to Sunflower Pioneer Electric issuing public appeals to reduce all unnecessary electricity usage starting now and continuing over the next few days.
Essential workers will be reporting to work (Communications, Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS) Seward County will notify staff and the public by 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16th should it become necessary to close on Wednesday.
The Commission Meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. has been postponed until Wednesday afternoon, February 17, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.
For those individuals that were scheduled to take their COVID vaccinations on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, you will be receiving a phone call from the Seward County Health Department to reschedule your vaccination.
Please keep unnecessary electrical use down:
Lower thermostat if possible.
Limit use or do not use space heaters.
If lights aren’t being used, turn them off.
At home, put off using washer & dryer and dishwasher if at all possible.
Only open doors when necessary to keep the heat in.
Close off unused rooms.
Anything you can do to contribute to energy conservation for the next few days will help keep us from experiencing rolling black outs.