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Sponsored by: Hunt <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2014 -052 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, ACCEPTING THE 2014 VOLUNTEER FIRE ASSISTANCE <br />GRANT (VFA) IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,455.00 AND AUTHORIZING THE <br />10% MATCHING FUNDS OF $945.50 AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br />WHEREAS, The Seward Fire Department applied for and was awarded a Volunteer Fire <br />Assistance grant from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources in the amount of $9,455.00; and <br />WHEREAS, the City is required to provide a 10 percent cash match, which means the City <br />will spend $945.50 in local funds as a condition of the grant and these funds have been identified <br />within the current Fire Department 2014 budget; and <br />WHEREAS, the grant must be used for purchasing equipment identified in the grant <br />application (chain saws, hose rollers, helmets with hearing /eye protection, 5 gallon water coolers and <br />2 portable radios) for a total project value of $10,400.50; and <br />WHEREAS, these purchases will continue providing our firefighters with the maximum <br />protection and interoperability needed to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Seward, and <br />further fulfill equipment needs identified in our mutual aid agreement with the Department of <br />Natural Resources. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br />Section 1. The 2014 Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant award in the amount of $9,455.00 is <br />hereby accepted and appropriated, along with the required cash match of $945.50, to the Volunteer <br />small tools account no. 101 - 1221 -5460- 0000 - 00022. <br />Section 2. The $10,400.50 purchase will consist of chain saws, hose rollers, helmets with <br />hearing /eye protection, 5 gallon water coolers and 2 portable radios for firefighting as stated in the <br />grant application. <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 91" day of June <br />2014. <br />