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<br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2005-02 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE PORT AND COMMERCE ADVISORY <br />BOARD OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA, IN SUPPORT OF <br />THE CITY CONTINUING TO MAINTAIN AND OPERATE A <br />50-TON TRA VELIFT <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Small Boat Harbor owns and operates two Marine TraveIift with 50 and <br />250-ton capacity; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the 50-ton TraveIift needs to be replaced or private industry should purchase <br />and operate a lift. <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City Council asked the Port and Commerce Advisory Board to explore <br />options for the 50-ton, including purchasing a new lift, and. <br /> <br />WHEREAS, lifting and launching boats is a valuable service that the Seward Boat Harbor <br />provides for recreational and commercial vessels, and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, in addition to the required Commercial Driving Licenses and countless hours of <br />Safety Training, the Harbor Equipment Operators have completed Marine Straddlelift Operator <br />Training; and <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE PORT AND COMMERCE <br />ADVISORY BOARD OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> <br />Section 1. users of the lift have enjoyed years of positive service, and privatizing the <br />Travelift service is not be in the best interest of the City, and <br /> <br />Section 2. it is recommended that the City Council give the Harbormaster permission to <br />proceed with the purchase of a new Travelift and dock, and <br /> <br />Section 3. This resolution shall take affect immediately upon its adoption <br /> <br />PASSED AND APPROVED by the Port and Commerce Advisory Board of the City of Seward, <br />Alaska, this 6th day of April 2005. <br /> <br />~ <br /> <br />Deborah Altermatt, Chair, P ACAB <br />