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Sponsored by: Oates <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />~... <br />RESOLUTION 2009-082 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, INCREASING THE BUDGET FOR CONTRACTED SERVICES <br />FOR WATER ($160,000) AND WASTEWATER ($35,000) ENGINEERING <br />SERVICES, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br />WHEREAS, the City's water and wastewater utilities are applying for grant funds to repair <br />and replace existing utility infrastructure including pressure stations, controls, water tanks, etc., and <br />it is important to have preliminary engineering completed on these projects in order to increase the <br />likelihood of scoring higher on the competitive grant process; and <br />WHEREAS, the 2009 Operating Budget did not include sufficient funding for contracted <br />services in order to contract out the professional services necessary to proceed with engineering and <br />permitting on these projects; and <br />WHEREAS, the City has conducted studies aimed at prioritizing the infrastructure <br />improvement needs of the water system, resulting in recommendations to upgrade controls (M.L. <br />Foster Study - 2008) and conduct major upgrades on the Gateway water tank and Lowell Canyon <br />water tanks (Wince-Corthell Bryson - 2005); and <br />._. <br />WHEREAS, funding for these engineering and contracted services will come from the water <br />enterprise fund for the pressure station preliminary engineering ($20,000 est.), upgrade of controls <br />($20,000 est.), Gateway water tank ($60,000 est.) and Lowell Canyon water tank ($60,000), and <br />from the wastewater enterprise fund for the Lowell Point wastewater treatment plan permit renewal <br />($15,000 est.) and the sludge pile disposal permitting ($20,000 est.). <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br />Section 1. Funding in the amount of $160,000 is hereby appropriated from the Water <br />Enterprise Fund Unrestricted Net Assets account no. 701-0000-3050 to the contracted services <br />account no. 701-7400-5390. <br />Section 2. Funding in the amount of $35,000 is hereby appropriated from the Wastewater <br />Enterprise Fund Unrestricted Net Assets account no. 703-0000-3050 to the contracted services <br />account no. 703-7900-5390. <br />Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br />PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, this 24th day of <br />August, 2009. <br />