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<br />City of Seward, Alaska <br />February 12, 2007 <br /> <br />City Council Minutes <br />Volume 37, Page 316 <br /> <br />~ <br />Non-objection to the transfer of ownership and location of liquor license from Doris Jean ....J <br />Corcoran dba The Wheelhouse to Frank Dahl, dba The Wheelhouse. <br /> <br />Motion Passed <br /> <br />Unanimous <br /> <br />The clerk read the following approved consent agenda items: <br /> <br />The January 22, 2007 regular city council meeting minutes were approved. <br /> <br />Paul T. Schuldt was appointed to the Port and Commerce Advisory Board seat with a term to <br />expire 07/2009. <br /> <br />Resolution 2007-012. authorizing the city manager to pay dues owed to the Alaska Power <br />Association (Formerly Areca) for the year 2007 in the amount of $17,317.00. <br /> <br />Resolution 2007-016. authorizing the city manager to enter into a contract with Harmon <br />Construction for a total project amount not to exceed $248,000 to re-side the Seward Senior <br />and Community Center, and appropriating funds. <br /> <br />Resolution 2007-017. authorizing the city manager to enter into a lease agreement with <br />Frontier Business Systems for the purpose of replacing the large format copier at Building and <br />Engineering for an amount of $668.00 per month for a term of 3 years (36 months). <br /> <br />j <br />j <br />,j <br />.... <br /> <br />Resolution 2007-018. authorizing a transfer of $51,904.89 to the Employee Compensated <br />Absences Fund to accumulate cash to pay accepted liabilities. <br /> <br />SPECIAL ORDERS, PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS <br /> <br />Proclamations and Awards <br /> <br />A certificate of appreciation was awarded to Randy Gillen for 19 years of service to the <br />city of Seward. <br /> <br />City Manager's Report. Interim City Manager Marvin Yoder stated he wanted a council <br />retreat on Saturday, March 3,2007, to get direction from the council on their vision for certain areas. <br />Items that could be discussed ranged from hiring in-house vs. contract attorneys, the visitor center <br />contract, RFQ's and contractual arrangements with engineers for long-term relationships, with re- <br />evaluation every 3 to 5 years, and non-taxable entities in the downtown area. He expected this to last <br />most of the day and tie in with the recent city survey and community values meeting results. <br /> <br />Yoder stated he had spoken with federal lobbyist Brad Gilman about language issues with the <br />Safe-Tea-Lu funding. DOT could not release the funds with the current language of "ferry J <br />inlrastructure" and stated there would not be a change to the highways bill for at least a year. Yoder "' <br />would be checking on releasing the funds to design a dock and ferry infrastructure across the bay at <br />the SMIC area. <br />