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City of Seward, Alaska City Council Minutes <br /> May 23, 2011 Volume 38, Page 583 <br /> A proclamation for May as Memorial Poppy Month was read. <br /> City Manager's Report, City Manager Phillip Oates stated he was not going to give a <br /> verbal report this evening in the interest of saving time. He was prepared to give a longer report at <br /> the next meeting including his recent CVRF trip to Seattle. <br /> City Attorney's Report, Cheryl Brooking stated for the last few months the office <br /> continued to work on ordinances and resolutions, the library museum project and funding sources <br /> including the payment of general obligation bonds, the energy funding proposal by SAAMS, <br /> business license requirements, land use /platting issues, harbor and SMIC land use matters, and <br /> electric issues such as utility rights, contract matters and the railbelt cooperation in the formation of <br /> ARCTEC. Brooking reported the Ninth Circuit remanded the RBCA vs. the City of Seward again to <br /> the district court on the question of attorney fees. <br /> Mayoral Report, Mayor Willard E. Dunham stated he attended a Borough mayor's <br /> meeting regarding the funding for the Corps of Engineers budget. He requested for Vice Mayor <br /> Bardarson to report on her trip to San Francisco — Bardarson reported the city was invited to the Dept <br /> of Tourism and Commerce for their International Pow Wow to meet with the state department as <br /> well as 27 delegates from Japan, Japanese Consulates, the President of Tourism from Japan, and <br /> Japanese travel agents. The State Department asked Seward to come because of past conversations <br /> about the WADA group and the possible marathon races in Seward. There were millions of <br /> marathon racers in Japan, and the State Department wanted Seward to let the Government of Japan <br /> know of Seward's interest in planning something in the future. Bardarson said it was a successful <br /> trip in getting Alaska and Seward's name out there. <br /> Other Reports, Announcements and Presentations - None <br /> PUBLIC HEARINGS <br /> Resolution 2011 -037, Recommending Kenai Peninsula Borough Approval Of The Waterfront <br /> Park Preliminary Replat Which Establishes The Outer Boundaries Of The Waterfront Park, <br /> Includes The Vacation Of All Interior Undeveloped Rights -Of -Way, Easements And Interior <br /> Platted Lot Lines; Dedicates Additional Rights -Of -Way And Easements; Located <br /> Predominately Within The Park Zoning District. <br /> Oates noted the area in discussion tonight. This was to give recommendation of approval to <br /> the Kenai Peninsula Borough of the replat in Waterfront Park. The replat contained two zoning <br /> districts. Planner Donna Glenz said the support for this had been ongoing for several years. <br /> Administration recommended approval. <br /> Notice of the public hearing being posted and published as required by law was noted and the public <br /> hearing was opened. No one appeared to address the Council and the public hearing was closed. <br /> Motion (Bardarson /Keil) Approve Resolution 2011 -037 <br />