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City of Seward,Alaska City Council Minutes <br /> January 12, 2015 Volume 39,Page 454 <br /> Tim McDonald reported that he would be attending the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association <br /> meeting this weekend and presenting a report about Resurrection Bay salmon habitat. <br /> APPROVAL OF AGENDA AND CONSENT AGENDA <br /> Motion (Keil/Terry) Approval of Agenda and Consent Agenda <br /> Bardarson added a presentation by Chugach Electric to Other Reports,Announcements and <br /> Presentations. <br /> Bardarson added an item under Other New Business Items to schedule a work session with <br /> Providence and the Community Health Center to discuss future health care needs in Seward. <br /> Terry added Resolution 2015-003 and the continuation of the Port and Commerce Advisory <br /> Board for 2015 to the consent agenda. <br /> Keil added a Community Health Center report to Other Reports, Announcements and <br /> Presentations. <br /> Motion Passed Unanimous <br /> The clerk read the following approved consent agenda items: <br /> Resolution 2015-003, Authorizing The Transfer Of Vehicle Unit#455 From Surplus To The <br /> Public Works Water/Wastewater Department,And The Transfer Of Vehicle Unit#155 From <br /> The Water/Wastewater Department To Surplus. <br /> Continue the Port and Commerce Advisory Board for 2015. <br /> Approval of the October 27,2014 and the November 10,2014 Regular City Council Meeting <br /> Minutes and the November 10,2014 Special City Council Meeting Minutes. <br /> SPECIAL ORDERS, PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS <br /> Proclamations & Awards <br /> Borough Assembly Report. Sue McClure reported the assembly had met twice since her <br /> last report.At the December 9,2014 meeting,the assembly added a priority to request an additional <br /> $1 million from the state for the Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board to be used for flood <br /> mitigation. When the assembly met on January 6, 2015 they introduced an ordinance per the <br /> Borough Mayor's request to fund $200,000 for a health care consultant to study ways of curbing <br /> health care costs. The ordinance would come up for public hearing on February 3, 2015. Another <br /> item the assembly took action on was to shift the funding for the Bear Creek Volunteer Fire <br /> Department by changing the position of Fire Chief from voluntary to a three-quarter time paid <br /> position;the funding for that would primarily come from the vacated training office position when <br /> Jim Wiles retired at the end of the month. At the January 20, 2015 meeting, the Borough Mayor <br /> would be requesting funding for a special assistant position for someone with oil, gas and mining <br />