Laserfiche WebLink
Sponsored by: Oates <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2009 -139 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AUTHORIZING PARTICIPATION IN THE 2010 COMMUNITY <br /> DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM FOR A TOTAL OF $252,925 <br /> FOR AN ADA ACCESSIBLE BOARDWALK ALONG THE SOUTHERN EDGE <br /> OF THE SMALL BOAT HARBOR CONNECTING THE NEW SOUTH FLOAT <br /> SYSTEM (Q,M,N,O,P) WITH S FLOAT AND THE SOUTH LAUNCH RAMP <br /> AREAS, WHILE CREATING ADA ACCESSIBILITY THROUGHOUT THE <br /> HARBOR <br /> WHEREAS, an ADA accessible boardwalk along the southern edge of the harbor <br /> would benefit the harbor, the community of Seward and visitors to the area; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Seward wishes to provide an ADA small <br /> boat harbor boardwalk extension project to enhance the community; and <br /> WHEREAS, the goal of this project is to connect the new south float system (Q, <br /> M, N, 0, P) with S float and the south launch ramp areas, while creating better ADA <br /> accessibility throughout the harbor; and <br /> WHEREAS, the boardwalk would measure approximately 825 feet in length and <br /> would be made out of Trex (a composite material made of recycled plastic and wood <br /> resources); and <br /> WHEREAS, the harbor would use its own labor and city equipment for most of <br /> the work to complete the project, except for necessary cement work; and <br /> WHEREAS, this boardwalk will improve and not impede any future <br /> development plans for the South Harbor, and will create a safer environment for <br /> accessing this area year- round; and <br /> WHEREAS, the cost of this labor (as well as city pennnitting and inspection) <br /> would make up our in -kind contribution for this grant for a total of $83,711.26, the City <br /> will match $20,000 and requests $149,213.67 from the Alaska Department of Commerce, <br /> Community and Economic Development fund for a total project fund of $252,925.00; <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, the City of Seward is the applicant for a grant in the amount of <br /> $252,925.00 and a request from the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and <br /> Economic Development (hereinafter 'Department ") for a total of $149,213.67, under the <br /> CDBG program. <br />