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Sponsored by: Oates <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> I.. RESOLUTION 2010 -043 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, ENDORSING THE LIBRARY MUSEUM SCHEMATIC DESIGN <br /> CONCEPT AS ATTACHED <br /> WHEREAS, while planning for the 2003 centennial celebration of the founding of Seward, <br /> the Mayor sought proposals for a major community project that would begin in the centennial year <br /> and reach completion during the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of the city, August 2012; and <br /> WHEREAS, since that time the City of Seward, Seward Community Library Association <br /> and the Resurrection Bay Historical Society have been planning to co- locate the Community Library <br /> and the Seward Museum to a new facility; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City has provided tangible support by purchasing a site for the new facility <br /> adjacent to the existing library, conducting the necessary topographical survey and replat, and <br /> dedicating employee time for project planning and management; and <br /> WHEREAS, for the past three years the organizations have been going through a planning <br /> process that involved space programming, feasibility studies, concept design, cost estimating, and <br /> business planning; and <br /> r. <br /> WHEREAS, a community wide survey and an advisory vote were conducted and supported <br /> the project including the issuance of a bond for partial cost of the project; and <br /> WHEREAS, City Council approved Resolutions 2009 -091 and 2009 -100 for Project <br /> Management and Professional Services through Schematic Design; and <br /> WHEREAS, the proposed design was developed, shared and discussed with the community <br /> in a variety of ways, including; a Community Discovery Week Workshop November 16 -20, 2009, <br /> Interim Design Presentations December 9 -10, 2009, Mid -Point Session January 14, 2010, Schematic <br /> Design Presentations February 11, 2010, Strategic Planning Workshops March 29 -30, and many <br /> additional meetings with the Seward Library Museum Building Committee and the Project Executive <br /> Committee; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Project Executive Committee recommends Council approval of the <br /> schematic design (exteriors and floor plan) with the understanding that the budget will be reconciled, <br /> finalized and approved during later stages of the project. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The Seward Community Library/Museum schematic design as presented at this <br /> meeting is hereby approved as attached hereto. <br />