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Sponsored by: Oates <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2009 -127 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, RESCINDING ERRONEOUS RESOLUTION 2009 -123 AND <br /> APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 14 TO THE CONTRACT WITH <br /> HOFFMAN, SILVER, GILMAN & BLASCO, P.C. TO EXTEND THE <br /> TERM FOR FEDERAL LOBBYING REPRESENTATION THROUGH <br /> DECEMBER 31, 2011 FOR A TOTAL OF $6,416.66 PER MONTH IN 2010 <br /> AND $7,058.33 PER MONTH IN 2011 <br /> WHEREAS, a contract for federal lobbying services with the firms Robertson, Monagle <br /> & Eastaugh and Zane and Associates (now Hoffman, Silver, Gilman & Blasco, P.C.) was <br /> entered into January 13, 1997; and <br /> WHEREAS, this contract has been extended each year since; and <br /> WHEREAS, the contract expires December 31, 2007; and <br /> WHEREAS, the continuation of federal lobbying services is beneficial to the city as the <br /> .,_ firms provide Seward with a voice in Washington, D.C.; and <br /> WHEREAS, the firms have been very responsive to the city's needs and concerns and <br /> have provided regular status reports; and <br /> WHEREAS, on November 9, 2009 the city council approved Resolution 2009 -123, <br /> which appropriately approved this contract, but the language in the title of the resolution was <br /> incorrect, stating the amount would be $6,416.66 per quarter in 2010 and $7,058.33 per quarter <br /> in 2011, when in fact these figures will be paid per month <br /> WHEREAS, the City Clerk's office thought it would be in the public's best interest to <br /> re- notice this resolution with the correct information. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> Section 1. The City Council hereby approves Amendment No. 14 to the contract with <br /> Hoffman, Silver, Gilman & Blasco, P.C. to extend the term for federal lobbying representation <br /> through December 31, 2011. <br /> Section 2. Resolution 2009 -123 is hereby rescinded. <br />