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CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2009-086 <br />WHEREAS, the Seward City Council passed Resolution 2009-028 on April 13, 2009, <br />directing the City administration to further research and refine the scope of work and costs <br />estimates related to the library/museum project, in order to seek potential funding through the <br />American Recovery and Reinvestment Act; and <br />WHEREAS, the Seward City Council passed Resolution 2009-053 on June 22, 2009, <br />providing for the submission to the voters of the City of Seward the question of whether to issue <br />$5 million in general obligation bonds for the purpose of funding all or a portion of the <br />construction of a combined library/museum; and <br />WHEREAS, the Seward City Council passed Resolution 2009-054 on June 22, 2009, <br />providing for the submission to the voters of the City of Seward, an advisory question on <br />whether to increase the sales tax rate by 0.5% to fund operating and capital costs of a new <br />library/museum; and <br />WHEREAS, the City of Seward and the SCLM desire to establish a Memorandum of <br />Agreement in order to set out future roles and responsibilities of each of the parties relative to ""~` <br />facility planning and design, capital financing, fundraising, transfer of funds up to $200,000, and <br />other pertinent matters to come before the parties; and <br />WHEREAS, members of the City Administration and the SCLMBC agreed to the <br />wording of the attached Memorandum of Agreement on August 14, 2009. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br />Section 1. The City Council supports the Memorandum of Agreement between the City <br />of Seward and the Seward Community Library Museum Building Committee. <br />Section 2. The City Council directs the City Manager to sign the Memorandum of <br />Agreement between the City of Seward and the Seward Community Library Museum Building <br />Committee. <br />Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br />PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, this <br />14th Day of September, 2009. <br />