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Sponsored by: Oates <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2009-009 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, APPROVING THE CITY OF SEWARD'S CALENDAR YEAR <br />2009 STATE LEGISLATIVE REVISED PRIORITIES <br />WHEREAS, the City annually compiles a list of projects or issues that are identified as <br />top state legislative priorities; and <br />WHEREAS, the list of projects is compiled and distributed to the Alaska Legislature in <br />Juneau, the Kenai Peninsula Borough, and the City of Seward's lobbyists; and <br />WHEREAS, this prioritized list validates the projects and greatly focuses the efforts of <br />the administration in our lobbying efforts; and <br />WHEREAS, all the projects on this list are consistent with the City's Comprehensive <br />and Strategic Plans <br />WHEREAS, the 2009 Federal Economic Stimulus bill may make funding available from <br />federal and state agencies or departments to complete various city projects on this list of state <br />legislative priorities. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RF,SOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br />Section 1. This list of legislative projects is hereby declared to be the official legislative <br />priority list for the City of Seward for the 2009 State legislative session: <br />1. STATE FUNDED PROJECTS WITH LOCAL MATCH <br />A. PUBLIC FACILITIES <br />(1) $1.8 million to complete procurement of furnishings and equipment for the new long- <br />term care facility in Seward (the City will repay $22 million in revenue bonds to <br />construct the facility) <br />(2) $1.5 million for the Seward's Medical Clinic to expand and remodel the facility (for <br />moving the CT scanner into the facility from a mobile van, increasing backup <br />generator capacity, and improving physical therapy space) <br />(3) $750 thousand to build a new water storage tank (the City will obtain a 100% match <br />of $750 thousand through glow-interest loan program) <br />