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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Staff <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2001-093 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE USE OF LOT lOA, FORT RAYMOND <br />SUBDMSION, (SOUTH OF SEALION DRIVE, BElWEEN DIMOND BLVD. <br />AND THE SEWARD HIGHWAY) FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING <br />APPROXIMATELY 20,000 YARDS OF FILL FROM THE RESURRECTION <br />RIVER STOCKPILE <br /> <br />WHEREAS, a fire station on the north end of the city would benefit the community by 1) <br />providing better protection to those residents north of the lagoon especially in the event the Seward <br />Highway would become impassable, 2) distribute fire fighting equipment and apparatus currently <br />housed at the fire hall to another location in the community, rather than having them housed in the <br />one facility, 3) provide the needed fire protection for any airport or industrial area expansion; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City of Seward owns Lot lOA Fort Raymond Subdivision, which is in an <br />ideal location for a fire station, training site and general storage area for the City ; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the lot is too low in relationship to the Seward Highway for this type of use and <br />cost of fill has been prohibitive; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City of Seward has the responsibility of removing dredged material from <br />the Resurrection River Flood Hazard Mitigation Project by October of2001; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the fill is considered free of contaminates and appropriate for use as <br />construction fill; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Bike Path Task Force has selected Sealion Drive to be the location of the <br />bike path extension, the fill material may improve the grade for the proposed extension and will give <br />a "staging area" until the construction of 0-8 Seward Highway bike path; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, authorizing the clearing of this property and using the fill material to bring the <br />lot up to the level of the Seward Highway, will not commit the council to building a fire station; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, completing the clearing and fill work will reduce the cost toJhe city when they <br />do go forward with construction of any facility at this location; .. <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA. <br /> <br />Section 1. Authorizing the use of Lot lOA, Fort Raymond Subdivision, (South of Seal ion <br />Drive, between Dimond Blvd. and the Seward Highway) for the purpose of receiving approximately <br />20,000 yards offill from the Resurrection River Stockpile. <br />