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Sponsored by: Oates <br />CITY OF SER'ARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2009-046 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, AUTHORIZI NG THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN TH E PROJECT <br />COOPERATION AGRF.EMEN'T (PCA) WITH THE DEPARTIVIENT OF THF. <br />ARMY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE EAST BREAKWATER <br />EXTENSION AND APPROPRIATE $274,000'1'0 THE DEPARTMENT OF <br />THE ARMY FOR THE PROJECT <br />WHEREAS, the Project Cooperation Agreement between the Department of the Anny and <br />the City of Seward for the Seward Harbor breakwater relocation was signed in 2003; and <br />WHEREAS, due to the dangerous wave activity within the harbor generated by Resurrection <br />Bay swells from southerly winds the east breakwater must be extended to protect harbor <br />infrastt•ucture and vessels; and <br />VVHERF,AS, the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment act funded Army Corps of <br />Engineers projects including the Seward Harbor East Breakwater extension; and <br />WHEREAS, an amendment to the Project Cooperation Agreement must be signed before <br />construction is authorized by the Army Corps of Engineers; and <br />WHEREAS, Section 3004 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, Public Law <br />110-114, modified the project authorized by Section 101(a)(3) of WRDA 1999 to authorize the <br />Secretary to extend the existing breakwater by approximately 215 feet, al a total cost of $3,333,000; <br />and <br />WHEREAS, the first 10% match which totals $274,000 is a portion of the City of Seward's <br />cost share for this project, these funds arc needed in order for the construction bid to be awarded. A <br />future resolution will seek authority for the second 10% match. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br />Section 1. The City Manager is authorized and directed to sign, on behalf of the City of <br />Seward, the Project Cooperation Agreement with the Department ofthe Army forthe construction of <br />the east breakwater extension, in substantial form as presented at this meeting. <br />Section 2. The amount of $274,000 is hereby appropriated from the Harbor Enterprise Fund <br />balance account no. 402, which arc funds from the cruise ship head tax. <br />Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately after adoption. <br />