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Sponsored by: Oates <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2009 -101 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, APPROVING THE CITY OF SEWARD'S CALENDAR YEAR <br /> 2010 FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES <br /> WHEREAS, the City annually compiles a list of projects or issues that are identified as <br /> top federal legislative priorities; and <br /> WHEREAS, the list of projects is compiled and distributed to the Alaska Congressional <br /> Delegation, the Kenai Peninsula Borough, and the City of Seward lobbyist; and <br /> WHEREAS, this prioritized list validates the projects and focuses the efforts of the <br /> administration in our lobbying efforts; and <br /> WHEREAS, all the projects on this list are consistent with the City's Comprehensive <br /> and Strategic Plans. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> Section 1. This list of legislative projects is hereby declared to be the official legislative <br /> priority list for the City of Seward for the 2010 Federal legislative session: <br /> APPROPRIATIONS AND GRANTS <br /> 1. $2 million appropriation to the Army Corps of Engineers for reconnaissance and <br /> initiation of a feasibility study for flood risk reduction at Lowell Creek in Seward <br /> 2. $2.1 million for Dock Improvements and two Mooring Dolphins for home basing the <br /> Alaska Region Research Vessel at the Seward Marine Center in Seward <br /> 3. $1.465 million for completing a float for security and fire vessels in the Seward Small <br /> Boat Harbor <br /> 4. $2.25 million appropriation for Seward Community Roads for repaving road surfaces, <br /> reconstructing new sidewalks, and improving roadway drainage systems <br /> 5. $300 thousand for moving the existing Coast Guard building in Seward to a more secure <br /> location and completing economic development improvements at the existing site <br /> 6. $150 thousand for constructing an ADA Compliant Boardwalk on the South Harbor <br /> Uplands of the Seward Small Boat Harbor <br /> 7. $1.15 million for establishing a Clinic at the Providence Seward Hospital that provides <br /> primary health and wellness care to all residents (modeled after the Swedish Medical <br /> Home Model in Seattle) <br />