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Sponsored by: Mayor Dunham <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2009 -128 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AUTHORIZING AND SUPPORTING A SMALL SIGN <br /> HONORING LONG TIME RESIDENT PATRICIA WILLIAMS AND <br /> FAMILY TO BE PLACED UNDER THE SPRUCE TREE IN PAT WILLIAMS <br /> PARK FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,200.00 <br /> WHEREAS, lifetime valued resident Pat Williams recently celebrated her 100 birthday; <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, Pat Williams is the daughter of prominent Alaskans Hazel and L.V. Ray; and <br /> WHEREAS, L.V. Ray was President of the first Alaska Territorial Senate in 1913; and <br /> WHEREAS, Pat Williams is a pioneer business woman who served on the Seward Planning <br /> & Zoning Commission for years and continues to contribute to her community politically, <br /> professionally and historically; and <br /> WHEREAS, Pat Williams is an advocate in preserving and improving the green area at 711 <br /> Ballainc Boulevard between Monroe and B Street which was officially proclaimed "Pat Williams <br /> Park" on July 14, 2003 by the Seward City Council by Resolution 2003 -073; and <br /> WHEREAS, the electric department has agreed to light the spruce tree in Pat Williams Park <br /> in her honor during the Christmas holidays; and <br /> WHEREAS, as a gift for her friendship, service, valued resource and advocacy of <br /> community issues, the Seward City Council wishes to honor Pat Williams and her family with a <br /> descriptive plaque of her choosing, to be placed under the spruce tree in the park named after her. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The Seward City Council authorizes an expenditure not to exceed $1,200.00 for <br /> design, compilation and completion of a sign to be placed under the spruce tree in Pat Williams Park <br /> in Ms. Williams' honor. <br /> Section 2. The funds will be expended from the Mayor /Council contingency account fund <br /> # 101 -1110 -5690. <br /> Section 3. This resolution shall take affc^t immediately upon its adoption. <br /> PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, this 23 day of <br /> November, 2009. <br />