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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Janke <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2000-057 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO IMPLEMENT THE <br />SEWARD MARINE INDUSTRIAL CENTER UPLAND BOAT WORKS <br />POLICY. <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Seward Marine Industrial Center upland storage area was originally <br />conceived as an overflow area during the winter months for large boat storage; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the upland storage area has seen varied and expanded use over the last ten years <br />to include boat repair activities supporting several small businesses as well as an upland storage <br />facility; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, while some of these businesses follow "best management practices" to contain <br />waste and debris associated with repair activities, a clear policy and requirements statement from the <br />City does not exist; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, in the summer of 1999, the Port and Commerce Advisory Board recognized a <br />need for, and subsequently developed a policy for, managing boat repair activities in the upland <br />storage area of the Seward Marine Industrial Center; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, over the course of eight months, representatives from the public, various boat <br />repair businesses, Alaska Municipal League - Joint Insurance Agency, administration and stafflabored <br />to draft a policy that met the needs of the city and boat owners; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Port and Commerce Advisory Board attempted to balance the issues of <br />small businesses and private boat owners conducting their own work against protecting the interests <br />of the City, fair and equal competition and stimulating business activities versus "regulating out" <br />individuals and small businesses; <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> <br />Section 1. The City Manager is authorized to implement the Seward Marine Industrial Center <br />Upland Boat Works Policy, in substantial form as attached hereto, and to make such changes to the <br />attached policy as necessary to finalize the policy but without changing the substantive terms as <br />described in the attached policy. <br /> <br />Section 2. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br />