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Sponsored by: Oates <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2009-087 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 <br />FROM RASMUSON FOUNDATION AND $5,000 FROM THE SEWARD <br />COMMUNITY LIBRARY ASSOCIATION TO BE UTILIZED TO FUND <br />PRODUCTION OF A 1964 EARTHQUAKE DOCUMENTARY AND <br />APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br />WHEREAS, the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake movie has been shown to students, local <br />residents and visitors at the library since the early 1980's; and <br />WHEREAS, donations received from those attending the movie have enabled the Seward <br />Community Library Association to assist in purchasing books and media and provide additional <br />program support for the library; and <br />WHEREAS, total production cost for a new documentary on the 1964 earthquake are <br />estimated to be between $20,000 to $25,000; and <br />WHEREAS, Library staff and members of the SCLA have negotiated a contract with <br />Weston Productions to complete the documentary for a not to exceed sum of $25,000; and <br />WHEREAS, Seward Community Library Association has committed $5000 as start up <br />funding to produce a new documentary to replace the older outdated presentation; and <br />WHEREAS, $3500 in grant funds were received and accepted from the Alaska Humanities <br />Forum on December 8, 2008; and <br />WHEREAS, grant funds have been received from Rasmuson Foundation for $10000 to assist in <br />funding the new 1964 Earthquake documentary; and <br />WHEREAS, this resolution will accept $10,000 from Rasmuson Foundation and $5,000 <br />from the Seward Community Library Association; and <br />WHEREAS, the Seward Community Library Association will complete payment to Weston <br />Productions when they receive the finished documentary, <br />