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City of Seward,Alaska City Council Minutes <br /> June 13, 2016 Volume 40, Page 68 <br /> CALL TO ORDER <br /> The June 13, 2016 regular meeting of the Seward City Council was called to order at 7:00 <br /> p.m. by Mayor Jean Bardarson. <br /> OPENING CEREMONY <br /> Police Chief Tom Clemons led the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. <br /> ROLL CALL <br /> There were present: <br /> Jean Bardarson presiding and <br /> Marianna Keil Ristine Casagranda <br /> Dale Butts Sue McClure <br /> Deborah Altermatt <br /> comprising a quorum of the Council; and <br /> Jim Hunt, City Manager <br /> Johanna Kinney, City Clerk <br /> Will Earnhart, City Attorney <br /> Absent—David Squires <br /> After Roll Call,Mayor Bardarson called for a Moment of Silence for the victims of the June 12, <br /> 2016 mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. <br /> CITIZEN COMMENTS ON ANY SUBJECT EXCEPT THOSE ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR <br /> PUBLIC HEARING <br /> Thom McAleer introduced himself as the Vice President of Alaska Denali Travel and Cook <br /> Inlet Region Incorporated (CIRI) Alaska Tourism Corporation. He'd been involved with Alaska <br /> tourism for over twenty years.His company acquired 100%of the shares of CIRI this year,including <br /> Kenai Fjords Tours(KFT).He emphasized his company was proud of contributing to and promoting <br /> Alaska. McAleer addressed some public comments made at the last meeting. They did not violate <br /> any laws and continued to operate honestly and with integrity. <br /> Craig Ambrosiani introduced himself as an applicant on the Planning and Zoning <br /> Commission.He had been in Seward for the last 11 years,off and on.Ambrosiani had three children, <br /> a finance background with a master's in business, and he loved Seward. He currently worked in <br /> health care, finance and administration. He hoped to assist the commission on their mission to help <br /> the community maintain balance between a strong economic base and a safe, family-friendly town. <br />