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Sponsored by: Oates <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2010 -040 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, SELECTING "HISTORIC PRESERVATION EXHIBIT <br /> DESIGN FOR SEWARD MUSEUM" AS A GRANT PROJECT FOR A <br /> STATE OF ALASKA, DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, <br /> HISTORIC PRESERVATION FUND GRANT, AND AUTHORIZING THE <br /> CITY MANAGER TO SUBMIT THE GRANT APPLICATION TO THE <br /> OFFICE OF HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY, ALASKA DIVISION OF <br /> PARKS AND OUTDOOR RECREATION <br /> WHEREAS, each year the State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Historic <br /> Preservation Office offers a Historic Preservation Fund Grant to Certified Local Governments; <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, the City of Seward, Historic Preservation Commission has applied for and <br /> has been awarded several of the annual Historic Preservation Fund Grants; and <br /> WHEREAS, it is the intent of the Seward Community Library Museum Building <br /> Committee that the new facility include space for important historic preservation resources <br /> alongside historic artifacts, displays and information both historic and current to provide a <br /> complete representation of Seward's history, and a knowledgeable staff to guide and interpret it; <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, SHPO agreed to accept a request for historic preservation funds to be used <br /> to visualize and illustrate this important public education component of the Seward Museum; and <br /> WHEREAS, focus of this grant request is to contract services to work with the <br /> community planners to envision the museum themes, types of visitor experiences and <br /> interpretive techniques; and <br /> WHEREAS, The total cost of the project is $16,050.00. The Federal share of the project <br /> is $9630.00; the local share is $6420.00. The local share is a combination of cash from the <br /> Resurrection Bay Historical Society and in -kind; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Seward Historic Preservation Commission passed a resolution of <br /> support for this grant project at their regular meeting on April 21, 2010. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Seward Historic Preservation <br /> Commission of the City of Seward, Alaska that: <br /> Iry <br />