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City of Seward,Alaska City Council Minutes <br /> June 8, 2015 Volume 39, Page 549 <br /> dump once a week and also recycled. He had lived here for five years and all of a sudden it was a <br /> problem. Noren asked the council to look at the welfare of the community. <br /> APPROVAL OF AGENDA AND CONSENT AGENDA <br /> Motion (Keil/Casagranda) Approval of Agenda and Consent Agenda <br /> Terry moved Resolution 2015-053 to the consent agenda with no objection from council. <br /> Motion Passed Unanimous <br /> The clerk read the following approved consent agenda items: <br /> Resolution 2015-053, Accepting The 2015 Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant (VFA) In The <br /> Amount Of $6,170.10 And Authorizing The 10% Matching Funds Of $685.50 And <br /> Appropriating Funds. <br /> Resolution 2015-055, Setting The Mill Rate (Unchanged) For 2015, At 3.12 Mills. <br /> Resolution 2015-056, Supporting The Qutekcak Native Tribe's Federal Recognition Efforts. <br /> Approval of the April 27,2015 and the May 11,2015 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes. <br /> Approve the Public Convenience/Eating Place Liquor License application for The Cookery. <br /> SPECIAL ORDERS, PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS <br /> Proclamations & Awards—None <br /> Borough Assembly Report.Sue McClure reported the assembly successfully passed their <br /> budget at the last meeting,and it was a good experience.They funded the schools to the budget cap <br /> for the first time in many years. The overall mill rate stayed the same. At their next meeting, the <br /> assembly would be discussing the citizen initiative to put back in the pro and con statements on <br /> ballot issues in the borough election pamphlet. It was deleted originally because it was difficult to <br /> objectively obtain both statements,but with this citizen initiative it could be reinstated.The assembly <br /> was revisiting the anadromous stream ordinance. There was a proposed ordinance to repeal the 50 <br /> foot setback protection for the Kenai River Watershed and the Kasilof Watershed, which would <br /> substantially scale back the original ordinance. There were also some code changes proposed <br /> concerning utility special assessment districts and road assessment districts. The assembly was <br /> looking at changing the requirement of obtaining 70% of the neighborhood to agree with an <br /> assessment district to 60%. The Nikiski area had been plagued with crime lately. There have been <br /> some community meetings, and residents were considering forming a service area for crime <br /> prevention. If so, such an action would have to go to a vote of the people. McClure thanked those <br /> locally who sent in emails concerning the budget. <br /> City Manager's Report.Jim Hunt stated a purchase order for$35,619 was issued to HD <br /> Supply Power Solutions for purchasing transformers. Hunt also handed out and read Lowell Point <br />