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Sponsored by: Oates <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2009-044 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, ACCEPTING THE 2009 VOLUNTEER FIRE ASSISTANCE <br />GRANT (VFA) AND AUTHORIZING THE 10'% MATCHING FUNDS FROM <br />THE VOLUNTEER BUDGET 101-1221-5460 <br />WHEREAS, The Seward Fire Department applied for and was awarded a Volunteer Fire <br />Assistance (VFA) grant from the Dcparhnent of Natural Resources in the amount of $7,366.50; and <br />W 11 F,RF.AS, the City is required to provide a ten percent cash match, which means the City <br />will spend 5818.50 in local funds as a condition of the grant and these funds have been identified <br />within the cun~ent Fire Department 2009 budget; and <br />WHEREAS, the grant must be used for purchasing equipment as identified in the grant <br />application (wild land fire fighting shelters, bunker gear rack, traffic cones and flashlights); and <br />WEIF,REAS, these purchases will better equip the Seward Fire Department in continuing it's <br />goal of providing the firefighter's maximum protection and interoperabilitywhite protecting the lives <br />and property of the citizens of Seward, and to fulfill our commitment to the Department of Natural <br />Resources through our mutual aid agreement. <br />NOW, THEREFORE., BF. [T RESOLVED BY THE Cl'['Y COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br />Section 1. The 2009 Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant award in the amount of 57,366.50 is <br />hereby accepted and appropriated from the federal grant funds account no. 101-0000-4680-0100 to <br />the small tools and equipment account no. 101-1221-5460-0000-003. <br />Section 2. The purchase wit l consist of wild land fire shelters, bunker gear rack, traffic cones <br />and flashlights for fire fighting as stated on the grant request. <br />Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br />PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Se«~ard, Alaska, this 26`x' <br />day of May, 2009. <br />THE, CITY OF SF,WARD,~ALQASKA <br />Clark Corbridge, Mayor <br />