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Sponsored by: Oates <br />C[TY OF SF,WARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2009-052 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF'CHE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, AUTHORIZING A ONE, YEAR CONTRACT FOR $449,472.00 <br />WITH 'THF. STATE OF ALASKA, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, TO <br />PROVIDE, FOR OPF.KATING THE SEWARD COMMUNITY JAIL ANll <br />HOUSING PRISONERS CHARGED AND/OR SENTENCED UNDER <br />ALASKA STATUTES <br />WHEREAS, the City of Seward has received a proposed one year contract from the State of <br />Alaska for the operation of the Seward community .fail; and <br />WHEREAS, the contract amount for the City of Seward is $449,472.00, to operate the <br />Seward Community Jai] in accordance with the attached contract from July 1, 2009 through June 30, <br />2010; and <br />WHEREAS, the 2009 budget estimated jail contract revenues of $450,000.00 which falls <br />short of the proposed contract amount by $528.00; and <br />WHEREAS, the amount of $449,472.00 falls short of covering even the City's direct cost by <br />$57,060.00, and does not cover any of the City s indirect costs of $75,830.00. <br />NOW, THEREFORE., BE IT RESOLVED BY THF. CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br />Section 1. The Seward City Council hereby authorizes the city manager to enter into a one <br />year contract for $449,472.00 with the State of Alaska, Department of Corrections, to provide for <br />operating the Seward Community Jail and housing prisoners charged and/or sentenced under Alaska <br />Statutes. <br />Section 2. The City Council herby instructs the administration to continue lobbying for <br />additional state funding of the Seward Community Jail such that the local tax payers are not asked to <br />subsidize the cost of operating the jail for state-related offenses. <br />Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br />PASSF.ll AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, this 22"~ of.lune <br />2009. <br />