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<br />~ <br /> <br />LJ <br /> <br />u <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Staff <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION <br />RESOLUTION 2007-02 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE SEWARD HISTORIC PRESERVATION <br />COMMISSION, SELECTING "MAKING PRESERVATION WORK" <br />FOCUSING ON A HISTORIC TREE WALK AND ENCOURAGING <br />BUSINESS WINDOW DISPLAYS AS THE COMMISSION PROJECTS <br />FOR NATIONAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION MONTH MAY 2007 <br /> <br />WHEREAS, "Making Preservation Work" is the theme for National Preservation <br />Month May 2007, cosponsored by the State of Alaska, Alaska Association for Historic <br />Preservation, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Seward Historic Preservation <br />Commission; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Seward Historic Preservation Commission held a work session on <br />March 28, 2007 and discussed "Making Preservation Work" and their desires for community <br />observance; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Commission plans provide a press release to the Seward Phoenix Log, <br />notify the Chamber, advertise on the local scanner channel, and post flyers around town; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Commission plans to involve the general public and local businesses in <br />the celebration by sponsoring the following celebrations: <br /> <br />A Historic Tree Walk lead by Carol Griswold leaving from the front of the <br />Seward Community Library on May 19,2007 at 1:00pm and encouraging <br />local business window displays of a historic nature; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the citizens of Seward realize the significance of historic preservation in the <br />community; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Seward's Historic Preservation Commission is charged by the City Council <br />of the City of Seward to work toward the continuing education of citizens regarding local <br />historic preservation and community history. <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Seward Historic Preservation <br />Commission that: <br /> <br />Section 1. The Commission shall approve "Making Preservation Work" focusing on <br />a Historic Tree Walk and encouraging local business window displays as the local celebration <br />projects for National Historic Preservation Month throughout the month of May 2007. <br />